Ortho-K lenses or Orthokeratology lenses are specially designed gas permeable lenses designed to gently reshape the cornea. The lenses are worn over night and removed in the morning allowing you to see during the day without glasses or regular contact lenses. They also have the added benefit of slowing down a child’s prescription as they […]
Did Children’s Eyes Change During the Pandemic?
Myopia or nearsightedness is the inability to see things clearly in the distance. It is the most common prescription among children and young adults. The question is, did the number of myopic children increase over the course of the pandemic? What does the data tell us? A study done by the JAMA network looked at […]
MiyoSmart Myopia Controlling Spectacle Lenses – New!
Myopia or nearsightedness is the inability to see things clearly in the distance. It is the most common prescription among children and young adults. The incidence of myopia is expected to increase significantly as lifestyles change. This is particularity important when it comes to children as they take part in more intense near tasks like […]
New Zeiss Myopia Management Lens Solutions
Zeiss Canada has recently launched two new eyeglass lens options specifically designed for children who have progressive Myopia. Myopia, more commonly known as nearsightedness, is a condition where objects in the distance are blurred. Children with Myopia wear glasses to see distant objects more clearly. The prevalence of myopia is becoming a serious problem, especially […]
MiSight Myopia Control
Myopia control contact lens – MiSight – Available January 2018 Health Canada has recently granted approval for the MiSight soft contact lens by CooperVision. The MiSight contact lens is a daily disposable contact lens with specially designed optics that has been shown to reduce the rate of change of a child’s myopia by up to […]
New Myopia Control Contact Lens – MiSight
MiSight presented at the British Contact Lens Association June 2017 CooperVision has released a myopia control contact lens for children in the UK this month. This follows a three-year multi-site study that shows that this new contact lens design is effective in slowing myopia (nearsightedness) progression in children by 59%. The prospective, multi-centre, double-masked, randomized three-year […]