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Optometry. Properly.

MYOPIA CONTROL
近视控制
SLOW THE PROGRESSION
延缓发展


​The scientific community's understanding of short-sightedness (myopia) has changed. Myopia used to be thought of as a condition which was unable to be influenced however we now know that with intervention we can significantly reduce the rate in which is progresses. 


科学界认识到短视(近视)发生了变化。近视过去曾被认为是一个无法受到影响的症状,然而,我们现在知道,通过干预我们可以显著降低其发展的速率。


The most common form of myopia occurs when the eye grows too long for its optical system comprising of the eye's cornea, lens and internal fluids. A fraction of a millimeter in excessive length can create a substantial amount of myopic blur. 


近视最常见的一种形式出现于当眼睛生长长于其视觉系统,其中包含眼睛的角膜,晶状体和内部液体。即使一毫米的过长也会导致明显的近视模糊。


"Myopia control" is the process in which we use specialised contact lenses to make things clearer, but more importantly create a very different peripheral image which in turn tells the brain that the eye has reached its full size, hence slowing or in some cases halting the rate of further elongation. 


“近视控制”,即我们使用专业隐形眼镜,使事物更加清晰的过程,但更重要的是建立一个完全不同的周边图像,并告知大脑眼睛已达到其完整尺寸,因此缓减,或在某些情况下,阻止进一步的延伸率。


There are three main forms of optical myopia control and one pharmaceutical form using an eyedrop known as Atropine. The three main optical forms are the Carl Zeiss Myolens TM spectacle lens, orthokeratology contact lenses and a concentric ring multifocal soft contact lenses known as Coopervision MiSight TM


视觉近视控制有三种主要形式,及一种称之为“阿托品”眼药水的药物形式。三个主要的视觉形式是Carl Zeiss Myolens  TM隐形眼镜,角膜塑形隐形眼镜和同心环状多焦点软性隐形眼镜,号称Coopervision MiSight  TM


Studies show that orthokeratology contact lenses and MiSight TM lenses have the highest ability to reduce the rate of myopia with the lowest rate of rebound effect on cessation out of the available options. 


研究表明,角膜塑形隐形眼镜和MiSight  TM隐形眼镜具有降低患近视的比率,和最低近视率反弹反应的最高能力。

Myopia control is an extremely important aspect of eye care in that patients who are highly myopic not only are more reliant on their visual devices for correction, but they also carry increased risks of retinal detachment, glaucoma and myopic retinal degeneration. All of these conditions are potentially blinding. 


近视控制是高度近视患者护理眼睛的一个极其重要的方面,这不仅让他们对矫正视力的设备更加依赖,也会增加视网膜脱离,青光眼和近视性黄斑变性的风险。所有这些病症都是致盲的潜在原因。

David Foresto has extensive experience in fitting orthokeratology contact lenses and are one of the few practices in Australia with access to Coopervision MiSight TM contact lenses. 

David Foresto在装配角膜塑形隐形眼镜中有着丰富的经验,而且是澳大利亚仅有几位可获取Coopervision MiSight  TM隐形眼镜的执牌人之一。


More information on orthokeratology is here 
More information on MiSight is here (English) or here (Chinese)

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