Total Vision Chino Hills

Myopia Control in Chino Hills

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Total Myopia Program

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common refractive error that affects lots of children. Myopia causes distant objects to appear blurry and our team screens for myopia in each child’s eye exam. We work with you and explore myopia control methods that can help your kids enjoy clear, healthy vision.

We are also thrilled to announce the “Total Myopia” program!

The Total Myopia medical professionals and their dedicated team employ modern technology to assess, care for, and develop tailored treatment strategies for every patient. These comprehensive strategies include:

  • Customized eye drops, soft multifocal contacts, and overnight lenses
  • A systematic approach with scheduled follow-up appointments to help sustain eye health through consistent medical oversight and management
  • Assessments aligned with the individualized treatment plan for each patient
  • Thorough training on the proper usage, insertion, and removal of contact lenses
  • An ongoing maintenance regimen for effective myopia control, with a focus on achieving lasting results

Myopia Control Is Within Reach 

Myopia (known more generally as nearsightedness) is a common refractive error. It’s a condition that causes distant objects to appear blurry while closer objects remain clear. 

If you have questions about myopia and your children’s eyes, please contact us at Crum Optometric Group. Our optometrists have extensive knowledge and experience in slowing the progression of myopia. And we’re committed to providing high-quality treatment and care to our smallest patients.

What Is Myopia?

While experts haven’t determined the exact cause of myopia, they suggest it may be a combination of lifestyle and genetics. Myopia occurs when the eye grows too long or the cornea becomes too steep. This elongation affects how light reaches the retina.

Myopia in Children 

Myopia commonly begins developing between the ages of 6 and 12. Our children’s eyes grow quickly throughout these early years, and the condition can worsen as their eyes grow with them

A younger child with myopia has a higher chance of developing high myopia. High myopia carries an increased risk of vision problems like cataracts, glaucoma, and retinal tears.  

At Crum Optometric Group, we can slow myopia in children through several methods. 

Available Myopia Control Methods 

Atropine Eye Drops

Atropine drops are used to help slow myopia progression in children. Although experts don’t know exactly why atropine works, low-dose atropine has proven to be effective while the eyes are still growing.

Children as young as 6 have seen vision improvements with corneal reshaping contact lenses for controlling their myopia. Rigid contact lenses are worn overnight to help guide the cornea into the ideal shape. Light focuses on the child’s retina correctly, offering clear vision during the day without glasses.

These specialty lenses have also been shown to reduce myopia progression in children by 36–56%.

Blurring peripheral vision is thought to slow the growth of children’s eyes. And peripheral defocus contact lenses are an effective way of slowing myopia.

These multifocal contact lenses offer different rings of peripheral defocus. The rings outside of the center blur peripheral vision, and the center part of the lens provides clear distance vision.

Help Is Waiting 

Myopia is a lifelong condition, but experts are working tirelessly to slow its progression in children. Currently, the goal of treatment is to prevent the condition from worsening

Safe, effective methods are available to help maintain your child’s vision health, and at Crum Optometry Group, we offer personalized options. 

Please book an appointment to discuss your child’s vision. Let’s find the solution and work together to keep their eyes healthy and strong.

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You can find us in the Gordon Ranch Marketplace, between Healthy Wok and Expo Nails. Same day appointments welcome.

  • 2581 Chino Hills Parkway
  • Chino Hills, CA 91709

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 8:30 AM 2:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

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