A video featuring Ella Faktorovich, MD, founder of Pacific Vision Institute in San Francisco, discussing a new phenomenon called “quarantine myopia” in children. “Quarantine myopia” was discovered following the quarantine of school-aged children, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that combined risk factors thus increasing the chances of myopia progression. The video outlines the risk factors and ages of children most at risk as well as remedies that may lessen myopia progression. Faktorovich’s remedies include spending time outside and sunlight exposure.

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