Most parents are aware of the many benefits associated with children taking part in outdoor activities. The obvious benefits of fresh air and physical exercise aren’t the only perks for kids who play outdoors. Recent research shows that increased “sun time” can actually slow down the progression of myopia (often referred to as nearsightedness), or […]
One of the simplest and safest ways to correct refractive errors is to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses. This helps solve issues like nearsightedness, farsightedness and presbyopia. However, before purchasing one, you’ll need a prescription, and there are differences between contact lenses and glasses prescriptions.
Vision problems can hamper your child’s learning and development. This is because vision skills like gathering information from sight don’t come naturally to kids. It can only be acquired through stimulation. Another fact that augments this issue is that vision problems are quite common, especially for children. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control […]
The drastic increase in the number of children diagnosed with myopia during the past decade is astonishing — but is it surprising? Not really. When you analyze the causes of myopia, it becomes clear why more and more children are becoming affected by this progressive eye disease. What Is Myopia? Myopia, often referred to as […]
Many people find themselves needing multifocal eyeglasses as they age, which may not be easy to adjust to if one only ever had used unifocal eyeglasses. Here are some tips on how to adjust to bifocals, progressives and other multifocal lenses.