Myopia affects one in six of the world’s population.
At a minimum, we can estimate that $16 billion goes toward standard exam and refractive error corrections each year.
Moving forward, ECPs must better understand the risk factors associated with myopia onset and progression.
If the trends continue, myopia could become the leading cause of blindness worldwide by 2050.
In just over a couple of decades, the need to address this epidemic has taken on an urgency.