Can We Control The Progression Of Myopia?

Myopia is on the increase, by 2020 there will be an estimated 2.5 billion people with myopia in the World. It’s not just the cost that this has to society but also the impact on health because myopia is associated with cataracts, retinal detachments and number of other sight threatening eye diseases. Ortho-k treatment has now been shown to provide up 50 per cent reduction rate of progression.

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Why Is Smoking Bad For Your Eyes?

Some alarming facts about smoking and eye disease. Did you know you’re twice as likely to develop cataracts if you smoke? One in four people with AMD are associated with smoking. Furthermore, smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of giving birth prematurely but could also result in your baby developing strabismus (crossed eyes) and retinopathy of prematurity.

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