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What is Myopia Control?

A close-up of a young man using atropine drops to temporarily relax the focusing muscles in the eye, which may help prevent changes in eye shape that lead to myopia progression

If you notice that your child is having difficulty seeing distant objects, squinting, or complaining of headaches or eye strain, they may be suffering from myopia. Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common eye condition that can affect both children and adults. Myopia control methods, such as glasses, multifocal contact lenses, Ortho-K, and atropine […]

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What Helps Irritated Eyes?

A man taking off his glasses and rubbing his eye due to irritated eyes

Eye irritation is a common eye complaint with typical accompanying symptoms such as redness, itching, or dry eyes. Depending on the cause, you can also experience other symptoms.  For example, if you have a foreign body in the eye causing irritation, this can constitute an eye emergency. Common irritants usually cause temporary discomfort. However, if […]

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Nearsighted vs. Farsighted: What’s the Difference?

A woman using glasses to read a book in her living room

Normal vision is seeing objects either far away or close-up clearly because light focuses directly on the retina. If objects look blurry, an eye examination can test your vision and determine your eye health and identify whether you have any eye conditions.  Common eye problems include farsightedness (hyperopia) and nearsightedness (myopia). These are conditions that […]

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