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Vision Care

  • 3 Facts about Myopia and What You Can Do For Your Child

    Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is an eye disease in which the eye elongates more than it should, causing light to be focused in front of the retina instead of on the retina’s surface. Essentially, your child’s eye is growing too long. Because the eye elongates and grows with the rest of the body, […]

    Continue Reading May 6, 2022

  • The Four Best Ways to Treat and Manage Myopia

    If you or your children have myopia and it is getting worse each year, this article is for you. We will be discussing the four best ways to treat your myopia so it no longer gets worse. Everything we discuss is based on solid science and research, double-masked clinical trials, and recommendations based on mountains […]

    Continue Reading January 5, 2022

  • Can Myopia Be Prevented?

    Parents who are nearsighted often wonder what can be done to prevent their children from developing the same or similar conditions. While scientists haven’t yet found a way to guarantee that your child won’t develop myopia (often referred to as nearsightedness), there are things you can do to delay its onset and even prevent its […]

    Continue Reading December 6, 2021

  • Childhood Myopia: What It Is and What You Can Do To Help Your Child.

    Dozens of parents bring their children into our practices every day for eye exams and other services, and many ask us questions about myopia. While instances and awareness of myopia are on the rise, to help spread myopia awareness we’ve written out the basics on childhood myopia, why it matters, and what you as a […]

    Continue Reading November 2, 2021

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    5 Spooky Things You Didn’t Know About Myopia

    Myopia (most often referred to as nearsightedness) affects about one in every three children in the United States and has become increasingly prevalent over the last 30 years. Myopia is an eye disease that occurs when the eye grows too long—like the shape of a football. This causes distant objects to appear blurry and increases […]

    Continue Reading October 5, 2021

  • 5 Facts About Myopia You Probably Didn’t Know

    As time goes on, chances are you probably know someone who has myopia – whether your child, a friend, family member or yourself. But how much do you really know about this eye disease? Some parents expect that simply receiving a pair of glasses for their child is the only way of dealing with the […]

    Continue Reading April 6, 2021

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    Does Myopia Get Worse With Age?

    Many parents who come into our practices consider their children’s myopia as a simple vision problem that needs correction. Each time the child needs a higher prescription, they just “fix” it by buying them a new pair of glasses.

    Continue Reading March 2, 2021

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    Has COVID-19 Impacted Your Child’s Eyes?

    Is your child squinting more than usual? Is she or he having difficulty reading or seeing distant objects, even if they already wear glasses or have recently had an eye exam? Optometrists throughout the country are seeing more cases of myopia than ever before due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The drastic increase […]

    Continue Reading February 3, 2021

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    Are Myopia Management Contact Lenses Safe for Children?

    We meet dozens of parents and children every day who come in for eye exams, myopia treatments and other services. During these visits, we welcome and address questions or concerns that parents have about their child’s eye health. Because certain myopia treatments include contact lens wear, many parents ask whether they’re safe to wear for […]

    Continue Reading January 5, 2021