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Otho-K vs. LASIK: Which Vision Correction Option is Right for You?

The world of vision correction has vastly expanded over the years, offering an array of solutions for those with vision impairments. From glasses to contact lenses, laser eye surgery to orthokeratology, it is now easier than ever to find a solution that suits you. In this article, we will focus on two specific vision correction options.

Color Blindness in Children: Signs, Symptoms, and Testing

Being color blind can be challenging for children, especially when they start school. Color is often used as a learning tool in early education, and children with color blindness may struggle to keep up with their peers. They may also face difficulties outside the classroom, such as interpreting traffic light signals or differentiating between colored markers.

Wearing Scleral Lenses: 5 Things to Expect

When it comes to correcting vision problems, many people are familiar with corrective glasses or standard contact lenses. However, there's another option that's less known but equally effective - scleral lenses.

How to Reduce Your Child's Risk of Myopia

Myopia or nearsightedness makes distant things blurry. It happens when the eye is too long or the cornea is too curved.

Dry Eye and Aging: Understanding the Impact on Vision Health

Are you tired of enduring the discomfort of dry, sore, or red eyes? Does reading, driving, or using your computer feel like a challenge? Do you find yourself avoiding windy or smoky weather? If you say yes to any of these, you might be grappling with the unpleasantness of dry eye.

Everything You Need to Know About Contact Lenses

Because they contain more water than hard lenses, soft lenses are made of a supple plastic and are more pleasant to wear. Many soft contact lenses offer UV protection as well. Depending on the kind of lens prescription, they are often replaced after a brief period of usage, usually every two to four weeks or daily.

5 Everyday Things You Can Do to Protect Your Eyes

Eye protection is an important part of staying healthy. Proper eye care will keep many problems at bay, and we all know preventing is easier than curing.

Myopic Macular Degeneration: Causes, Risk Factors, Treatment

Nearsighted people often suffer from rapid deterioration of eyesight, which is a sign of myopic macular degeneration. Read on to learn more about this eye condition.

Coronovirus (COVID-19) can affect your eyes!

COVID-19 has been found to affect various organs, commonly the lungs and respiratory tract. However, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can also cause complications in the eye.

A New Way To Slow Down Nearsightedness!

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is becoming more and more prevalent. In fact, the increased use of tablets, smartphones and computers from a young age may have something to do with the growing numbers.

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