Eye Insight: Myopia (Nearsightedness) is a Global Public Health Issue

On average, 30% of the world is myopic (nearsighted) and by 2050, based on current trends, almost 50% will be myopic. Dr. Xiaoying Zhu (OD, MD, PhD), lead clinician at University Eye Center’s Myopia Control Clinic, discusses the global crisis. Reach out to (212) 938-4015 or myopia@sunyopt.edu to make an appointment for your nearsighted child.