The child cannot be a 'white mouse' for myopia correction product testing

- Jul 14, 2019-

Recently, the National Health and Health Commission, the Central Network Information Office, the Ministry of Education, the State Administration of Markets and other departments jointly issued the "Notice on Further Regulating the Correction of Children and Adolescents' Myopia Correction Work." The notice requires that institutions or individuals engaged in the correction of myopia for children and adolescents must practice in strict accordance with the law and operate accrding to law. They should not use the words "rehabilitation", "recovery", "reduction degree", "myopia cure" and "myopia nemesis" in the promotion of myopia correction. Myopia, children, adolescents and parents.


Experts pointed out that in recent years, children and adolescents in the field of myopia correction frequently appear in the field of chaos, false, exaggerated publicity and other issues. When the summer vacation is coming, we need to be alert to the myopia cure scams come back.


Law enforcement officials at the grassroots level revealed that some unscrupulous merchants have low illegal costs and are suspected of false propaganda, exaggeration of propaganda and illegal sales. As long as there are no serious consequences such as serious physical damage to consumers, law enforcement agencies can only make one penalty and it is difficult to form enough. The shocking effect.


"Children's eyes are the most vulnerable organs. We need to take good care of them. Purifying the market of myopia treatment and establishing industry standards is imminent." Wu Wei, director of the Department of Ophthalmology of Sichuan Provincial People's Hospital, suggested that the top-level design should be strengthened to clarify the market supervision of juvenile myopia treatment. Departments, joint supervision of the health and industrial and commercial departments, the industrial and commercial departments to strengthen the qualification review of myopia correction institutions, the health department to strengthen supervision of drugs, equipment, talent licensing, etc., increase the supervision of the market for myopia treatment, and strictly investigate and deal with suspected illegal and illegal businesses. Establish a blacklist system and a strict exit mechanism to promote the healthy development of the myopia treatment market.


Professor Wang Hua suggested that hospitals should be encouraged to establish professional eye-vision departments, increase health science, guide parents and adolescents to regular hospitals for scientific examination of eye vision, and follow medical order to correct myopia.