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What Can Be Diagnosed from a Kid’s Eye Test?

A male optometrist is using Phoropter to check a boy's eye health and visual acuity and refractive error.

Children grow up fast, and their vision grows with them. Their eyes help them learn, develop, and play. Regular eye exams can help them get the most out of their adventures. A comprehensive eye exam allows your optometrist to track your child’s visual development, and detect conditions and refractive errors that, without intervention, might progress […]

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What Are the Best Contact Lenses for Astigmatism?

A close up of an eye with astigmatism showing how the cornea is irregularly shaped

Your eyes are unique, and in the case of astigmatism, they can require individualized solutions. Your optometrist can help you find the right contact lenses for your unique visual needs. The first step to achieving clear, comfortable, frame-free vision is a comprehensive contact lens exam and fitting to determine your precise needs. Astigmatism is a […]

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How Myopia Control Lenses Can Help Your Child’s Vision

An optometrist using a slit lamp to examine a child's eyes during a comprehensive eye exam

Lenses for Myopia Control When your child experiences vision problems, you want to do everything you can to help. In the past, standard glasses or contact lenses were the only options. But standard lenses improve visual acuity; they may not stop the cause. Controlling myopia progression in childhood can help preserve your child’s vision and […]

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Can Vision Therapy Help After a Concussion?

A man with his hands on his head experiencing vision issues after getting a concussion

Your eyes and your brain have a direct relationship: your eyes are essentially an extension of your brain. This connection helps you see, perceive objects, and understand the world around you. When you have a concussion, this relationship can become damaged. But vision therapy can help you heal and restore the connections. Understanding the Relationship […]

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How To Tell if a Toddler Needs Glasses?

a toddler smiles while wearing glasses

Our visual system begins developing the moment we’re born and continues to develop throughout childhood.  Prescriptions for eyewear may not stabilize until a person reaches the age of 18. This means your vision can change over time and annual eye exams for children are critical to their development and eye health. Many children have undiagnosed […]

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