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Surveys report that myopia prevalence in the U.S. has grown by 25% in the past forty years. Moreover, the numbers are not slowing down; children are the most impacted population. Because of these statistics, researchers estimate that by 2050. half of the world's population will be myopic.
Many people with refractive errors usually start their vision correction journey using eyeglasses. While the experience of seeing clearly is a fantastic thing, it usually does not last. Eyeglasses can be cumbersome and are less effective when you have an active lifestyle. When you get to the point where you prefer more freedom, contact lenses are an excellent alternative.