Common Eye Care Myths

Posted on: 8 September 2021

Your eyes are among the most complicated and sensitive organs in your body. Not surprisingly, individuals will need to visit medical professionals that specialize in treating the problems that their eyes can experience. Myth: Optometrist Only Prescribe Corrective Lenses There is an assumption that an optometrist will only be able to assist patients by providing them with prescriptions for corrective lenses. While this is one of the most important and common services that these professionals can offer, you should avoid assuming that it is all that they can do.
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Vision Loss: Why You Need To See An Optometrist Right Away

Posted on: 28 April 2021

Vision loss is a natural sign of aging, with many adults experiencing vision loss or a change of vision to some degree as they age. Most people will experience advanced vision loss with age, especially if they already wear corrective lenses to see. If vision loss is a normal sign of aging, much like joint pain or muscle loss is part of aging, why would you need to see an optometrist for vision loss treatment as you age?
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Strabismus: Why Early Detection Is Vital To A Child's Vision Health And Early Development

Posted on: 7 January 2021

Vision disorders in early childhood can severely affect a child's early learning as well as be a sign of a serious eye condition. One of those vision disorders is strabismus. Strabismus is a common condition that causes the eyes to be misaligned and look in different directions. If discovered early, it can usually be treated effectively. Otherwise, it can lead to more serious vision problems. That's why early vision screening is so crucial.
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Examining The Prevailing Myths About Glaucoma

Posted on: 20 October 2020

Glaucoma is an eye disease that is related to excess fluid buildup that affects the optic nerve. Unfortunately, the condition can lead to permanent vision changes and loss of vision in some cases. Talking to your eye doctor about glaucoma is always recommended, but many myths are also associated with the condition. Here is a look at some of those myths and the actual facts you need to know.  Myth: Glaucoma is only a condition that affects older adults.
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