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Eye Health Maintenance: How Often Should You Visit the Optometrist?

Taking care of your eyes is crucial for maintaining good vision and overall health. One of the key aspects of eye health maintenance is regular visits to the optometrist for comprehensive eye exams. These exams not only help detect any potential vision problems but also identify early signs of eye diseases.


How Can Myopia Progression Impact Children's Academic Performance?

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a progressive eye condition that affects vision. It affects an individual's quality of life and increases their risk of eye diseases. Myopia usually develops in childhood. The condition deteriorates until the late teens or early 20s. Myopia control treatments can help to lower its progression. It can also prevent the worsening of childhood myopia. 


Can Dry Eye Treatment Improve Your Sleep Quality?

Tears are vital for maintaining the health of your eye's front surface. They also play a crucial role in providing a clear vision. Dry eyes can occur when tear production and drainage are not in balance. Dry eye symptoms can range from mild and occasional to severe and continuous, significantly affecting a person's quality of life, including sleep quality.


Beyond Glasses: Approaches to Myopia Management

Myopia, customarily referred to as nearsightedness, affects millions globally. It occurs with an overly long eyeball or an abnormally curved cornea, either of which causes light to focus in front of the retina instead of on it. The result is blurry distance vision. Glasses have long been the standard approach to managing myopia, but other options are worth exploring.


Who Can Benefit From Vision Therapy?

Vision therapy can be beneficial for both children and adults. The success of the treatment depends on specific visual conditions. It is independent of their age. Yet, many patients believe they are too old to improve their vision, which is a misconception.