Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Short Communication Volume 4 Issue 12

Myopia Control: Let's Build the Bridge Between OMDs and ODs

Glenda Aleman*

Optometric Physician, OK Love Myopia Control Experts, USA

*Corresponding Author: Glenda Aleman, Optometric Physician, OK Love Myopia Control Experts, USA.

Received: November 16, 2021; Published: November 23, 2021

According to the American Academy of ophthalmology, school-age children (5-year-old) should be screened for visual acuity and misalignment. Furthermore, Nearsightedness (Myopia) is the most common problem for this age group. The primary eye care providers, optometrists, and ophthalmologists know that Myopia is on the rise.

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Citation

Citation: Glenda Aleman. “Myopia Control: Let's Build the Bridge Between OMDs and ODs". Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 4.12 (2021): 68-70.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 Glenda Aleman. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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