If you are nearsighted you see well at close range and see blurry far away. Are you curious about what you see when you’re nearsighted? Experience it for yourself with the Vision Simulator!
A person who is nearsighted can fortunately regain sharp vision by wearing glasses or contact lenses with a minus strength. However, that does not stop the worsening of myopia. [source] Is your child nearsighted? Progressive myopia can be inhibited as much as possible through “myopia management,” such as lifestyle counseling, atropine eye drops or special contact lenses. Have your child’s eyes checked regularly by an eye care specialist.
Move the slider along the scale and see how vision changes without glasses or contact lenses as nearsightedness increases.
Disclaimer: For advice and further information about nearsightedness you should consult an eye care professional. This Vision Simulator should be treated as information only and does not represent advice. The images presented are artistic interpretations of nearsightedness as experienced without glasses or contact lenses.
1 Wildsoet CF, Chia A, Cho P, et al. IMI – Interventions for Controlling Myopia Onset and Progression Report. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.2019;60:M106–M131.