Parents — especially those who are short sighted and wore glasses throughout childhood — are often concerned about the causes of myopia and whether their children are doomed to being shortsighted as well.
If this sounds like you, try not to worry too much.
Myopia is a common refractive error. It’s easily corrected with glasses or contact lenses (and LASIK or other vision surgery, once your child becomes a young adult), and it’s not strictly hereditary.
Original Article Source Credits: All About Vision , https://www.allaboutvision.com/
Article Written By: Gary Heiting, OD
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