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Can Correcting Visual Habits Assist With Myopia Progression?

This blog explores the rising prevalence of myopia (nearsightedness) among children. It examines the effectiveness of correcting visual habits to slow its progression. The article emphasizes the importance of early detection and personalized treatment plans at tokens name='practice'].

Recognizing Signs of Nearsightedness in Your Child

As parents, ensuring the health and well-being of our children is paramount. When it comes to their vision, early detection of issues like nearsightedness (myopia) is crucial for timely intervention and effective management. Myopia can impact a child's academic performance, social interactions, and overall quality of life if left unaddressed....

What You Need To Know About Myopia Control In Children

Myopia affects more than just the need for glasses to correct blurry vision. Children frequently experience myopia progression, which lowers their quality of life and increases risks to their eye health. Myopia control treatments are now able to improve children’s vision and promote long-term eye health. Read on to find...

Top Myopia Treatment Options For Children

Myopia, often known as nearsightedness, is a common vision issue that typically develops between children aged 6 to 12. Around 30% of teenagers, 9% of kids in school, and 5% of preschoolers have it. If both of a child’s parents are nearsighted, the child is more likely to have myopia....

What is Nearsightedness and How is it treated?

Nearsightedness, also known as myopia, is one of the most common vision conditions affecting approximately 30+% of people in the United States. In fact, it is estimated that 20-25 million children have Myopia in the United States alone. With nearsightedness, objects up close are seen clearly while distant objects appear...

Is Myopia Hereditary?

Nearsightedness, also known as myopia, is an incredibly prevalent vision condition, affecting around 30% of Americans, with an estimated 20-25 million children untreated in the United States alone. It develops when the eyeball grows longer from front to back than normal, with the symptom of blurry distance vision. Myopia tends...

Halloween Eye Health and Safety Month: Protect Their Vision

Halloween is just around the corner as the leaves change beautiful hues of orange and the fresh fall breeze permeates the air. This popular festival is a time for silly costumes, eerie décor, and, of course, delicious goodies. Nevertheless, many people are unaware that October is also Halloween Eye Health...

Understanding Myopia and Astigmatism: A Comprehensive Guide for Mothers

As a parent, your child's health is of paramount importance. An essential aspect of this health puzzle is your child's vision. In our technologically driven world, conditions like myopia (nearsightedness) and astigmatism are becoming increasingly prevalent among children. This article will unpack these conditions, helping you understand what they are,...

How Safe Is It To Rinse Your Eyes With Tap Water?

While many people turn to tap water to rinse their eyes, it may not always be safe. Find out when to use water, and what to use when you can't!

Your Eyes As A Window Into Your Whole-Body Health

Did you know that your eyes are often the first line of defense when it comes to detecting and treating many common systemic diseases and conditions? It's true!

This Winter, Don’t Let Dry Eyes Get the Best of You

The struggle against dry eye every winter is real. Fortunately there are eye treatments and home remedies to relieve symptoms.

Autoimmune Disease and Dry Eye: Is There a Connection?

Having an autoimmune disease like Sjogren's syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis or lupus can affect your tear production and eye health.