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Myopia Management: Lifestyle Changes and Vision Therapy for Children and Adults

April 21, 2023

Do you or your child have trouble focusing on distant objects? It is possible that your youngster squints to see clearly or struggles to see the board in class.

Understanding the Difference Between Dry Eye and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

April 18, 2023

Dry eye syndrome is caused by the eye’s failure to produce adequate tears to keep the eyes lubricated. It causes symptoms such as burning, irritation, and blurriness.

How MiSight® 1 Day Can Help Correct Nearsightedness in Children

April 12, 2023

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a common eye condition that has continued to grow in prevalence in the last few years. It impacts millions of people worldwide and usually develops in childhood. The condition tends to run in families, and those with myopic parents have a high risk of developing the condition. There are various ways to correct myopia, including the use of lenses.

Understanding the Features and Benefits of ACUVUE® Abiliti™ Contact Lenses

April 10, 2023

Myopia is a threat to eye health, affecting millions of people around the world. The number of individuals with myopia has doubled in the last 20 years.

What to Expect During a LASIK Evaluation: A Step-by-step Guide

March 24, 2023

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery recommend LASIK or laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis for patients with refractive errors. This laser eye surgery can improve your vision. Knowing what to expect during a LASIK evaluation can help you prepare for it.

A Beginner's Guide to Wearing and Caring for Contact Lenses

February 7, 2023

If you have been fitted with contacts, knowing how to wear them and care for them will help ensure their effectiveness. You will receive instructions on use and care during the contact lens appointment. It may take time to get accustomed to wearing them, but you will enjoy the experience of clear vision without eyeglasses.

Frequently Asked Questions About Neurolens Eye Treatment: A Comprehensive Guide

January 25, 2023

Neurolens is a contact lens used to treat specific neurological conditions affecting vision. It aims to improve visual function and reduce the effects of conditions such as lazy eye and misaligned eyes. A healthcare professional prescribes this treatment, custom-made for each patient based on their specific visual needs.

5 Important Facts About Glaucoma That You Need to Know

January 24, 2023

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that negatively impact the optic nerve. The damage they cause to the nerve impairs your visual ability and, if untreated, may lead to complete vision loss. Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in people over 60 in America. The diseases cause a buildup of fluid pressure inside the eye. The pressure they create presses on and damages the optic nerve.

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Blue Light Glasses?

January 17, 2023

Scrolling down and swiping through your social media or spending a lot of time using your computer can extensively expose you to blue light. Most people who use the devices regularly tend to experience problems such as eyestrain. The devices emit blue light that can lead to blurry vision, cataracts, macular degeneration, and dry eye.

What Are Different Specialty Contact Lenses Used For?

January 16, 2023

Most people think that all contact lenses are similar. But if you are a contact lens wearer, you know the many differences between them. They may have a similar design and shape, but they have different uses.

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