I am throwing a long shot, since your post was in 2005. I am hoping that this still has connection to you.
My son as well was diagnosed with high myopia at the age of 4. When he was 2 and 3 we noticed him holding books up so close, as well as standing in front of the TV. We too were told that it is normal for young children to do that. We took him on our own to a pediatric ophthalmologist. He was then diagnosed as a -12 in both eye's, with pathologic myopia, as well as high myopia. We, have the same concerns as you...concerned that he may loose his vision. There aren't many options but time. How is your son today? How is his vision?
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