Category Archives: Basic Eyecare

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Myopia in Kids Can be Reduced with Outdoor Light

CHILDREN AND MYOPIA   Children are often on mobile devices, tablets, computers, or even sitting too close to the T.V. This has been the cause of conception that children's eyes would be negatively impacted over short periods of time. However, Associate Professor Scott Read, director of research at QUT's School of Optometry and Vision Science,…
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Vision and Nutrition

It is often said that, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This has a unique but eye awakening truth to it. Your vision uses up to one third of all your brain power. Nutrition helps feed it.   Therefore, your eyes need the right amount of vitamins in order for them…
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Eye Care for Infants and Children

At birth, your infant can only see in black, white, and certain shades of gray. Except things change. Their eyes are a very complex structure which helps them see and differentiate what is what. Many seem to think that an eye exam is petty or unnecessary. But as they say, there’s more than meets the…
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Myopia: Causes and Cures

So you have Myopia or are concerned about it? You came to the right blog... Myopia is known for being the reason why distant objects are blurry and why sometimes you will see flashes of light.  You maybe wondering how is this caused? Or why can’t I see that sign on the road? Well this…
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Types of Specialty Eyewear

Though your "everyday" glasses may serve you well for many activities, you can improve your comfort, performance and safety for other specific visual tasks with specialty eyewear. This is especially true if you wear bifocals or progressive lenses due to presbyopia. Here are a few examples of where specialty eyewear provides advantages over everyday glasses:…
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Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome (or “dry eye”) is the chronic lack of enough lubrication on the surface of the eye, causing general discomfort and difficulty wearing contact lenses. It can also increase the risk of eye infections. Dry eye is common, with some studies reporting that 10 to 20 million Americans experiencing it to some degree. Common risk factors…
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