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Category Archives for Myopia

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How COVID-19 could have changed your children’s eyes and vision forever?

In March 2020 at the onset of the pandemic, I gave a warning and prediction about how the COVID-19 could affect children’s vision. Unfortunately, some of these predictions have come true. The lockdown meant that millions of children had been forced into lockdown and continue their education remotely. The reduced outdoor time and increased indoor time, […]

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MiyoSmart by Hoya: a revolutionary spectacle lens to help combat myopia

Central Vision Opticians are excited to announce that they are one of the initial practices trained and accredited to fit and supply innovative MiyoSmart spectacle lenses with DIMS technology by Hoya, for reducing the progression of childhood myopia without the need for contact lenses. Quick Navigation What are the existing methods to manage and slow […]

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MiSight Contact Lenses | How To Keep Myopia Under Control

What is Myopia? Myopia, otherwise known as short-sightedness, is a common eye condition which causes objects in the distance to appear blurred, whilst close objects are often seen clearly. Myopia occurs when there has been too much focusing power, either due to the eye being too long or the cornea being more curved than usual, making […]

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COVID-19 could make the world more short-sighted

How COVID-19 could make the world more short-sighted [WARNING]

Take our FREE online assessment to reveal your child’s risk of deterioration of myopia? COVID-19 is an unprecedented global pandemic the likes of which has not been seen in our lifetime. The procedures in place to limit the spread and impact of the virus will represent a huge change in how we live and work. There […]

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What does it mean to be short sighted (myopic)?

What is Short-Sightedness (myopia)? What is Short-Sightedness (myopia)?What is happening to the eyes?What are the causes of myopia?What are the dangers of myopia?How can I tell if my child has myopia?What is the treatment for short sightedness?What should I do to help my child? What is Short-Sightedness (myopia)?Short Sight (also known as near sighted or myopia), is an increasingly common […]

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Read this before your child wears MiSight contact lenses for myopia control [IMPORTANT]

Read this before your child wears MiSight Contact Lenses What are MiSight contact lenses?What are the causes of myopia?What is the importance of myopia control?There are four major factors that play a part in myopia in children.What needs to be assessed BEFORE you start myopia control with MiSight?What are the important questions you MUST ask […]

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Don’t fit your short-sighted or myopic child with Ortho-K (sleep-in) lenses until you read this [WARNING]

Orthokeratology – What you need to know! What is Orthokeratology?How can OrthoK help a child with myopia?How do these lenses slow the deterioration in children who have myopia?Are Ortho-K lenses safe?What are the risks of Orthokeratology?What are the benefits of Orthokeratology?How are these lenses fitted?What are the best options for myopia control?The importance of a […]

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5 things you should be doing to help your child’s myopia

5 Essential Tips for Helping a Child with Myopia Get outdoorsHold books or devices further away Take breaks from close work and device use.SleepSpeak to an expert in myopia control Take our FREE online assessment to reveal your child’s risk of deterioration of their myopia ​Myopia is on the rise, it is reaching level higher […]

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MiSight Contact Lenses for Myopia Control

As well as being one of the top 3 practices in the UK supplying this revolutionary contact lens. We are one of the only practices in the world to combine this technology with vision therapy to provide a complete Myopia Control Programme. Our results speak for themselves>> Myopia Control with MiSight Contact Lenses – All […]

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