There are many frauds in the world, engineered by greedy, unscrupulous people. Getting shoddy goods, or losing one's money entirely is common. But what about a situation where you lose your money and your most precious gift, your vision, at the same time? And what if this is happening to defenceless children in every country of the world?
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is not inherited but is caused by excessive reading and other close work.
Few people, faced with the prospect of blindness in old age, realize that their problems actually began in childhood when they were first fitted with the first pair of corrective (negative) lenses by someone who was probably unconcerned about the tragic, long-term results of that action.
Few people realize how their situation became more precarious each time their glasses were strengthened and nothing was said about prevention. The patient has been a lifelong victim of ignorance and exploitation by 2050, it is expected that myopia will be the leading cause of blindness.
This child's good vision has been DESTROYED. . . BY THE FAMILY'S EYE DOCTOR! AND THE ODDS ARE THAT SOMEONE IN YOUR FAMILY IS A VICTIM OF THIS TRAGEDY.
Myopization - "The Crime against humanity", the tragedy which has no parallel, even on the global scale, the case which emergently deserves to be addressed to the tribunals such as the EU Court of Justice, these are some of the words by which dr Kasia Viikari, PhD describes the situation in the eye care practice.