As a mom of three, I sometimes get overwhelmed with all the information given to parents in our modern age. Keeping up with the latest health news and advice is tricky—especially when it’s changing all the time!
Eye health is something I’ve been passionate about ever since my oldest son was unexpectedly prescribed glasses to correct myopia (also known as nearsightedness) three years ago. He hadn’t shown any signs of eye problems, so I hadn’t thought to make an eye appointment for him. His diagnosis came as a complete shock!
Since that day, I’ve made sure I stay as up-to-date as I can both on my boys’ eye exams, and on current information about myopia. Whether or not your own child has myopia, these five facts are ones that every parent should know! [Read more…]