It can be a pretty big shock to suddenly learn that your child has a vision problem. When my husband was diagnosed in his tween years, he told me that he had no idea how poor his vision was. It wasn’t until he put on his first pair of glasses that he knew just how much he’d been missing!
And when my own son was diagnosed with myopia (more commonly referred to as nearsightedness), I was equally shocked that his vision wasn’t perfect as I’d assumed. His myopia was categorized as low, so he hadn’t shown any noticeable signs and didn’t necessarily need to wear his glasses all the time. But after a week or so of wearing glasses, he told me he was surprised at how much better he could see with them on!
If your own child is nearsighted, you’re not alone. Currently, 42% of the world’s population have been diagnosed with myopia1. And now, there’s a revolutionary treatment that is available in Canada that parents have got to check out! CooperVision MiSight® 1 day is the first soft contact lens that has been clinically proven to not just correct for myopia, but to slow down its progression by 59% in children2!!