Myopia

Curing Myopia in Children: The Pros and Cons of Orthokeratology

Curing Myopia in Children: The Pros and Cons of Orthokeratology Image

The obvious question is, what the heck is orthokeratology? The short answer: orthokeratology (or Ortho-k) is a cutting-edge treatment for nearsighted children. We’ll unpack that moving forward, but here’s the basic gist. Ortho-k treatments involve using specially designed overnight contacts to correct myopia, or nearsightedness. As with any such treatment, there’s plenty to like and plenty […]

Your Child and Myopia

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More and more children are being diagnosed with myopia, or nearsightedness, every year. Many people are wondering why there has been such an increase in the number of children who are nearsighted. In addition, there are questions as to what exactly causes nearsightedness in children and what the long-term risks are. What about the children […]

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Myopia?

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Myopia?

Myopia is more commonly referred to as nearsightedness. It’s a condition that makes close objects appear clear, but objects that are farther away appear blurry. This condition occurs when a person’s eyeball is too long. Or, if the cornea, which is the front covering of your eye, has excessive curvature. When this occurs, the light […]

Myopia, Hyperopia and Astigmatism Explained

Myopia, Hyperopia and Astigmatism Explained

The names of eye conditions can sometimes be confusing. Not to mention completely baffling when it comes to understanding what each condition means. Your eye doctor may have diagnosed you with one, but what does it mean? When it comes to nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, most people aren’t quite sure of the differences. If you’re […]

Can You Cure Nearsightedness Naturally?

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  If you have to squint to recognize that person waving at you from down the street, you’re not alone. The number of people who share this problem is growing every day. According to a recent research study funded by the National Center for Health Statistics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the […]

4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

It’s probably not controversial to call early childhood an important, formative period. After all, it’s where we develop the basis of our personalities and habits, our likes and our dislikes, and even lay the foundation of good or poor health. Eyesight is also subject to change very early on in a child’s life. Over the […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Nearsightedness

Best Eye Vitamins for Nearsightedness

Nearsightedness is a common problem in our modern world. Normal treatment for this condition, such as eye glasses, contact lenses, and corrective surgery, have been successful at helping millions of patients overcome their vision problems. But, not without risk. Traditional treatments correct vision problems with far less risk. You don’t have to worry about medication side effects or negative results […]

Eye Exercises for Nearsightedness

Eye Exercises for Nearsightedness

Nearsightedness or myopia is a condition that many people will experience during their lifetime. The inability to focus on objects far away is sometimes a result of the natural aging process of your body which weakens your eye muscles. But, it can also be spurred by excessive screen time and not exercising your eye muscles […]

The Difference Between Farsightedness and Nearsightedness

The Difference Between Farsightedness and Nearsightedness

If you’re new to the world of vision troubles and have just been diagnosed as being either farsighted or nearsighted, you’ve probably got some questions about what your diagnosis means. First of all, what’s the difference between the two conditions? It can be difficult to know what questions to ask your eye doctor when you […]

How to Get Rid of Eye Floaters Naturally

How to Get Rid of Eye Floaters Naturally

You’re staring at a blank wall when you notice small moving figures. They seem to squirm and squiggle across the wall. What is going on? Besides hallucinating from psychoactive drugs, you could be seeing floaters. These weird shapes and squiggles can be alarming if you’ve never noticed them before. The truth is, it’s normal to […]

How to Treat and Prevent Vision-Damaging Near-Point Stress

How to Treat and Prevent Vision-Damaging Near-Point Stress

Our eyes have evolved quite a bit since the dawn of human existence. We can see in incredible detail, color and precision, and are among some of the animals with the best vision. However, there is one aspect of our vision that remains linked to our ancient ancestors. Our eyes are those of a predator. […]

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