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Review of Myopia Management: Helping Patients Learn How and Why to Protect their Eyes

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Have sympathy for the parents who come in with questions about the risks to their child from blue light emitted by digital devices, as kids stuck at home are doing more schooling and entertainment online. It can be a confusing topic. Even more sympathy if that child is an emerging myope and the parent has questions about that risk, too. Your advice might seem to conflict. For example, blue light from any source presents a risk but increased outdoor time to reduce the risk of developing myopia would also increase exposure to blue light from the sun, which is by far the biggest source of blue light. Read More