Dr Titus Wu, Is myopia hereditary? Is their supplements or foods you would recommend to strengthen eye-sight in children?
Yes, myopia is mainly hereditary however, other environmental factors such as excessive near work and poor eye care habits have also been shown to cause myopia progression. Rather than focusing on certain supplements or food to strengthen eye-sight, we normally recommend a well-balanced diet. You can read more in this link http://www.myopiaprevention.org/nutrition.html We also advice patients to spend more time outdoors. Sun exposure is important and it can help release chemicals that control the growth of the eye.Read more