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Does Myopia Get Worse With Age?

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Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is one of the most common vision disorders in children. Approximately 40% of Americans have myopia, with the trend on the rise. Projections suggest as much as 50% of the world population will have myopia by 2050! Children as young as 3 can begin developing myopia, and without a treatment […]

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Are Astigmatism and Myopia the Same?

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Distinguishing Vision Problems When your optometrist determines your prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses at a routine eye exam, many variables can affect your sight. Anything from dry eye to a poor night’s sleep can make your vision blurry or uncomfortable. But significant vision changes are commonly related to refractive errors.  While there are 4 […]

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​​Is Myopia (Nearsightedness) in Kids Dangerous?

Young happy girl with optometrist trying on glasses as solution for myopia control

Your child’s vision is precious, helping them play, learn, and experience the world around them. With how important their vision is, are refractive errors like myopia dangerous?  Continue reading to learn more about myopia, including how it can affect your child’s vision and if it’s dangerous.  What Is Myopia?  Myopia is one of the most […]

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The Risks of High Myopia

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High myopia describes the condition of being severely nearsighted. Severe cases of myopia can drastically affect your quality of life and can make daily tasks difficult to perform without the use of corrective lenses. If you are experiencing high myopia, it is imperative that you get your eyes examined to receive a proper diagnosis and […]

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