Myopia Management Clinic

Myopia Management Clinic

In 2013 Peter Ivins Eye Care were the first practice in Scotland to launch a dedicated Myopia Management Clinic. The aim of our myopia management clinic is to identify children at risk of progressive myopia and offer advice and management options to slow the progression of myopia.

01 / What is myopia?
02 / What is myopia control?
03 / What do I do next?
01 / What is myopia?

Myopia - short-sightedness

Myopia (short-sightedness) involves the eyeball being too long or too powerful. This results in blurred distance vision, however vision for close objects is clear within a certain range of distances. Please watch the video for more information about myopia.

02 / What is myopia control?

What is myopia control?

Myopia Control aims to decrease the risk of development of myopia and reduce the progression (worsening) of myopia in young children.

03 / What do I do next?

What do I do next?

If you have any questions regarding myopia, myopia control or myopia management you can book an appointment here

Our Most Common Treatment

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MiSight 1 day
Contact Lenses

MiSight™ contact lenses utilise ActivControl™ Technology which results in clear distance, intermediate and near vision while the peripheral treatment zones of the lens creates myopic retinal defocus that has been shown to control the rate of progression of myopia.

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Custom-made soft reusable contact lenses

The bespoke lens is a monthly silicone hydrogel soft contact lens that combines a selective blue light blocking filter with a 1st Class UV Filter.

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Orthokeratology
Contact Lenses

Day long correction of up 8 dioptres of Short Sight by wearing a specially designed Contact Lens whilst asleep – like surgery but without any of the risks!

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How can Peter Ivins Eye Care Help?

Our highly experienced optometrists will help guide you through the process.

A detailed assessment of your child’s lifestyle factors, family history, spectacle prescription and eye health will be taken into account.

We will then advise and discuss the best management strategy for your child.

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“If you have any questions regarding myopia, myopia control or myopia management
please contact me via this form.”

- Craig McArthur

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HOW TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

If you wish to make an appoinment you can do so
using our online appointment diary

ALTERNATIVELY YOU CAN CALL OUR RECEPTION TEAM ON 0141 943 3300