China Is Showing A Low Age Of Myopia

- Jun 25, 2018-

First of all, the population of myopia in China is very high, and it is getting younger.

According to the national health vision report published by the China health development research center of Peking University, the number of short-sighted people in China has reached 600 million, ranking first in the world. The number of people suffering from myopia is increasing at an annual rate of 30 million. By 2020, the prevalence rate of myopia in China's population over 5 years old will increase to about 51 percent, and the number of people suffering from myopia will reach 700 million. In addition, according to the 2015 national student physical health survey results show that in China, 7 ~ 12 years old schoolchildren, 13 ~ 15 16 ~ 18 junior middle school students, high school students and 19 ~ 22 year old college student papers were 45.7%, 74.4%, 83.3% and 45.7% respectively. Compared with the past, with the popularization of mobile electronic devices such as smart phones, tablets and 3C products; Increasing academic and employment pressures; Bad eye habits, such as frequent switching between distant and near object focus and other factors, have caused the high myopia population in China. The low age and prevalence of myopia in China have become a national health issue that cannot be ignored. The large population base of myopia provides stable support for the overall development of optical glasses market.