Doctors of Optometry – Managing the Risks of Nearsightedness

Doctors of Optometry – Managing the Risks of Nearsightedness

April 27, 2021

A discussion about the increasing prevalence of myopia in today’s society and the implications for patients.

Hosted by Dr. Andrew Bateman and Cheryl Chapman, OD.

Managing the Risks of Nearsightedness.  A discussion about the increasing prevalence of myopia in today’s society and the implications for patients.

Myopia today is considered an eye disease, not just a vision condition. Without proper treatment, it can lead to other eye diseases or serious eye health issues like retinal detachments.  Myopia can result in restrictions on a driver’s license.

Guest Cheryl Chapman, OD, discusses with Dr. Bateman the main risk factors for myopia and how consumers can make changes to lessen the risks. They also discuss several new treatment options that can slow the progression of myopia.

Take a listen to Episode 4 of Beyond 20/20 from NOA.

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