The study found 30% of adults born between 1965-1970 were short-sightedness.
Orthokeratology involves wearing a specially designed rigid contact lens overnight. There’s good evidence it can help slow the progression of myopia. But like all treatments, there are risks, too.
Staring at screens for long periods of time — as we are during the pandemic — can reveal previously undiagnosed eye problems.
Some health products haven’t been tested for the benefits that they claim to produce. Blue-light blocking lenses are promoted as helping sleep cycles, but there is no evidence to support this.