MiSight: Contact lenses for myopia control
Did you know that 80% of children’s learning in the classroom is visual? Another reason to take care of your child’s sight! If your young one has myopia, care for their eyes with MiSight 1 day, the first soft contact lenses proven to slow myopia progression in children*. These 1 day lenses are easy peasy to manage – no cleaning or disinfection needed!
MiSight: contact lenses for myopia treatment in children
You can now have myopia control for children with contact lenses! MiSight is the very first disposable contact lens that slows down the progression of myopia in children in the range of 8 to 12 years. FDA approved this contact lens in 2019.
The benefits of CooperVision MiSight
- It reduces myopic progression, for better vision when not wearing glasses or contact lenses
- MiSight reduces the chance of developing high levels of myopia (-6.00D or more) which may lower the incidence of eye diseases associated with short-sightedness such as retinal detachment and glaucoma
- It may improve the self-esteem of children and teenagers in terms of their ability to participate in sporting activities and their social acceptance
- Daily disposable lenses mean there’s no cleaning, disinfection or worrying about lost lenses
- Low dehydration rates, it delivers suitable oxygen transmission for daily wear and provide good all-day comfort and eye health
MiSight 1 day is a 1 day soft contact lens that has been shown to reduce myopia progression in children by 59% on average, over a three year period*
*Data on file. CooperVision
Are those young eyes as bright as they should be? Healthy eyes are an important part of your child’s learning – so look out for these signs of myopia and manage it early!
Slow down myopia progression in children* with MiSight 1 day lenses! Ask our eye care practitioner about its benefits for your child.
*Data on file, CooperVision
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Frequently Asked Questions
Our optometrists have hands-on experience in myopia management. Get in touch and we will help you.
Is MiSight effective in managing myopia progression?
Over three years, MiSight has proven to reduced myopia progression by up to 59%, versus a single vision daily contact lens (Chamberlain P, Back A, Lazon P, et al. 3 year effectiveness of a dual-focus 1 day so contact lens for myopia control. Presented at the 40th British Contact Lens Association Clinical Conference and Exhibition; 10 June 2017; Liverpool, United Kingdom)
Does MiSight require any cleaning and disinfection?
MiSight are daily disposable contact lenses. This means there’s no cleaning, disinfection or worrying about lost lenses.
Does the child need to be supervised?
Of course, wearing contact lenses can pose challenges for children. Each child’s ability to maintain proper hygiene and compliance habits must be considered.
Do you charge consultation?
Yes, our eyecare professionals are trained to help prevent and control myopia. We charge consultation for this service. For contact lenses, first consultation is $60, inclusive of contact lens fitting. Subsequent consultations are free of charge