Bellevue Vision Clinic's
Myopia Control Refractive Therapy
What Is Myopia Control?
Although an outright cure for nearsightedness has not been discovered, Bellevue Vision Clinic can now offer a number of treatments that may be able to slow the progression of myopia.
These treatments can induce changes in the structure and focusing of the eye to reduce stress and fatigue associated
with the development and progression of nearsightedness.
Why should you be interested in myopia control? Because slowing the progression of myopia may keep your child from developing high levels of nearsightedness that require thick, corrective eyeglasses and have been associated with serious eye problems later in life, such as early cataracts or
even a detached retina.
Refractive Therapy & Treatment
Currently, the following types of treatments, or a combination used in a refractive therapy program, are used for controlling myopia:
Atropine eye drops
Multifocal contact lenses
Orthokeratology ("ortho-k") & CRT/Dual-CRT