Ask the Experts: How do I know if my child has myopia?

22 Jul 2019

Q: Recently, I found my six- year-old daughter always squinting while watching television programmes and unable to read some words on signboards. Is this a sign that she has myopia? Who are at risk?

A: Unfortunately, the answer is yes. Squinting is usually due to refractive error, and the most likely cause in this instance is myopia.

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