How Tennis Cures Myopia?

How Tennis Cures Myopia?


Myopia rapid rise in East Asia. (East Asia Myopia Cure). I am myopia too. I heard ball sports like tennis cure myopia before. How tennis cures Myopia?

What Is Myopia?

Myopia is also called nearsightedness. It is a condition the faraway objects appear to blur. Myopia occurs when the eyeball is too long or the cornea, the clear front of the eye is curved. Therefor, light can not reach correctly.

The factors of myopia are still unknown. In contrast, most of the people inherit myopia from their parents. If one or both the parents are nearsighted, their child is high possibility nearsighted. Also, reading books, working on a computer screen, or doing other close visual works have high possibility developing myopia.

How Tennis Cures Myopia?

As we all know, vision clarity is essential in playing tennis. The tennis players need to clearly see the ball, boundary lines, and net. Also you need different vision skills such as concentration, eye tracking, eye-hand coordination, etc. Your eye have to move continuously to keep ball clearly.

Therefore, your eye blood circulation can be improved in playing tennis. In fact, all balls games are useful to prevent myopia. These need permanently focused on the ball. Vision is continuously changing from near to far. It helps the brain to connect with eyes.


Many people spend much time on close visual work. Eye muscles are in strain and lose their elasticity. In playing tennis, eyes have to focus from near to far quickly. Eye muscles can get rid of strain.