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Your Guide to Myopia Management: Which Option is Best?

Myopia is a refractive error in the eye that causes distant objects to appear blurred while nearby objects are clear. This condition occurs when the eyeball is slightly longer than normal or when the cornea (the clear front part of the eye) has a stronger curvature, causing light to focus in front of the retina instead of directly on it.

How Dry Eye Affects Contact Lens Wear and Comfort

Dry eye is a common condition that occurs when the eyes don't produce enough tears or the tears evaporate too quickly. It can cause discomfort, irritation, and even vision problems. When you combine dry eye with wearing contact lenses, it can amplify these issues and make it challenging to wear contacts comfortably.

When Should Your Child Have Their First Eye Exam?

Your child's eye health is a crucial aspect of their overall development. Healthy eyes and vision are essential for the educational, physical, and social growth of your little ones. However, children often cannot articulate if they're experiencing vision problems since they may not even realize it.

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