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Astigmatism vs. Myopia: What’s the Difference?

A view of a road lined with trees comparing clear versus blurry vision

Astigmatism and myopia, also known as nearsightedness, have one key similarity: both are refractive errors of the eye. Refractive errors occur when the shape of the eye prevents light from properly focusing on the retina, making it difficult for a person to see clearly.  However, there are some distinct differences between astigmatism and myopia that […]

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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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