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The Dangers of UV Rays

It's always fun to go out in the sun, but sometimes, the sun can cause more harm than good. Many people are aware of the damage the sun can cause on the skin but don't know about the impact on our eyes. Without proper protection, the sun's UV rays can negatively...

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What is Hyperopia?

Hyperopia affects about a fourth of the population. A person with hyperopia can typically see distant objects very well, but have trouble seeing objects up close. Hyperopia is also referred to as farsightedness. Farsightedness is caused by light rays focusing behind...

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Myopia Control

Myopia is no doubt a significant public health issue and continue to be on the rise, especially in various parts of the world, such as East Asia. While myopia is most frequently associated with blurred distance vision, it is associated with more significant ocular...

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High and Progressive Myopia Part 2

The main cause for myopia is a person’s eye grows too long. This causes the light entering your eye to focus in front to the retina instead of directly on it. A patient with high myopia has nearsightedness measured at -6.00 diopters or higher, which would give the...

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High and Progressive Myopia Part 1

Currently 30 to 40 percent of adults in Europe and the United States and over 80 percent in certain regions of East Asia are nearsightedness. It is estimated that by the end of the year 2050, roughly half of the world’s population will be nearsighted. People who...

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Myopia?

Myopia is a condition that causes distant objects to appear blurred while near objects remains clear. This condition is most commonly known as near-sightedness. Near-sightedness is the most common type of refractive error in children and you adults. There are a few...

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Contact Lenses for Hard-to-Fit Eyes

Contact Lenses for Hard-to-Fit Eyes

If you have astigmatism, dry eyes, or keratoconus, you may have a harder time finding contact lenses work for you. Specialty contact lenses may be the answer. Specialty contact lenses for keratoconus This condition occurs when your cornea thins and forms into a...

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Effect on Vision due to AMD

A health macula allows you recognize faces, drive, watch television, use a computer, and perform any other visual task that requires us to see fine detail. Age –related macular degeneration, also referred to as simply macular degeneration or abbreviated to AMD, is a...

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Nutrition & Supplements for Macular Degeneration

A healthy diet and lifestyle is important in general but did you know it is just as important for your eyes as well. Try adding the following to your diet to improve and maintain healthy vision for a lifetime. Instead of using white bread on your lunch sandwiches...

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Testing for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

An Amsler grid is a simple test that allows you to monitor your vision from home. Now using this chart doesn’t mean you can skip out on your regular eye exams, because you can still miss signs that only a trained eye care practitioner will find. Using an Amsler grid...

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