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June 04, 2020
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VIDEO: Ophthalmologist discusses causes, remedies of ‘quarantine myopia’

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Source: Healio Interviews
Disclosures: Faktorovich reports no relevant financial disclosures.
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Ella Faktorovich, MD, founder of Pacific Vision Institute in San Francisco, discusses a new phenomenon in the peer-review literature called “quarantine myopia” in children.

Faktorovich outlines the risk factors and ages of children most at risk as well as remedies that may lessen myopia progression due to being quarantined during the COVID-19 pandemic.