Myopia Prevalence Rates by State


The map above reflects estimated state-by-state prevalence rates of myopia. The overall national rate is 24% for the U.S. population age 40 and older, indicating that more than 34 million older Americans are nearsighted, with 1.0 diopters or more. Hover over the map and click on the desired state for the prevalence rate of myopia in that state.