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?
Please respond if you receive this at ***@****
Not a member of any community
Add this user as a friend
Are you sure you want to delete your ?
You will no longer be able to add new data to this tracker.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.