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The two most common types of vision correction are nearsightedness and farsightedness. These are referred to as refractive error, or irregularities in the eye’s anatomy that affect its ability to focus light on the retina. Both refractive errors share common symptoms including headaches, eye strain, squinting to see clearly, and eye fatigue. However, the cause of error is different between the two.
Imagine you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes. It’s scary and a lot of information is coming at you all at once. It seems like it is all about watching those numbers. Lose a few pounds and things look better. Track your blood sugar levels and you’re okay. Set aside time throughout your day for physical activity, and you notice improvements. However, there is more to it than just tracking the numbers.
Ah! Here it is. Cooler weather, friends around a fire pit, leaves changing, the sounds of geese migrating, and eye allergies. Anybody else have this problem? Instead of enjoying the beautiful weather, you are cooped up inside trying to avoid all the things that trigger those allergies.