On Monday night, our Optometrists, David, Abby and Kat attended an information night at Rydges in Brisbane on Myopia control.
They listened to global leaders talk on the topic, and some interesting statistics were discussed such as:
1. By 2050, 50% of the worlds population could become myopic.
2. The prevalence of myopia in Australia has almost doubled since 2000
3. Aussie kids are spending less time outdoors than max security prisoners
4. The amount of children walking to school these days is estimated to be 10% compared to 80% back in the 1970’s.