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Early Attention to Your Child's Eyes Can Greatly Improve Their Life

Early Attention to Your Child’s Eyes Can Greatly Improve Their Life

We’ve spoken before about how important it is for school-aged children to get their eyes checked so that they can flourish in the educational system. What we don’t talk a lot about, however, is how paying attention to your children’s eyes early on in life is setting them up for a lifetime of success. Many […]

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Smartphone-enabled Vision Testing Kits: The Future of Vision Care?

Smartphone-enabled Vision Testing Kits: The Future of Vision Care?

Today it seems that everything is available to us at the touch of a button. You need to look something up? You reach for your smartphone and Google it. You’re hungry but don’t have any food in the house? You reach for your smartphone and have someone deliver food to you from either your favorite […]

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Common Eye Problems in Pre-schoolers: Part 2

Common Eye Problems in Pre-schoolers: Part 2

Welcome to part two of our mini-series on common eye problems in pre-schoolers. If you recall we published part one in December. In part one, we outlined three of the most common eye conditions your pre-school may be subject to developing: amblyopia (lazy eye), hyperopia (farsightedness) and myopia (nearsightedness). This month, we’re back with three more […]

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What Causes Vision Delays in Babies?

What Causes Vision Delays in Babies?

Everyone wants what’s best for their baby, and one of the most heartbreaking things for a parent to hear is that their baby has a development issues. Whether it be mental or physical, no one wants to get that news back from their pediatrician. The same goes for a baby’s vision. Vision health may be […]

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The Connection Between Vision Problems and Schizophrenia

The Connection Between Vision Problems and Schizophrenia

We are gradually beginning to understand that beyond simply allowing us to view the outside world, the human eye also has tremendous potential to help show the outside world what is happening inside the brain and body. Aside from eye-related disorders such as cataracts or glaucoma, changes in eye appearance have been shown to indicate […]

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Why You Should Get a Dilated Eye Exam

Why You Should Get a Dilated Eye Exam

When was your last eye exam? Think back a bit, and not just to the last time you fitted a pair of glasses. Specifically, think back to if and when you last had a dilated eye exam. We’re guessing that a lot of you are still thinking. Dilated eye exams take more time and money, […]

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Early Detection and Prevention of Glaucoma

Early Detection and Prevention of Glaucoma

We’re a few months into the new year, so it’s a little late to be talking about resolutions, but we’ve got one more to add to this list: get checked for glaucoma. Now, not all of you really need to add this – younger readers aren’t really at risk of developing glaucoma in the immediate future; […]

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