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Your Eyes Health Articles

Can Myopia Be Reversed?

A young girl sitting in front of a Snellen eye chart and she is squinting due to vision issues

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common refractive error that affects many individuals worldwide. It is characterized by difficulty seeing objects that are far away, while close objects can be seen clearly. Myopia is caused by the shape of the eye, where light focuses in front of the retina instead of directly on it. […]

Which Vitamins Should I Take for Dry Eye?

A close-up of an assortment of multivitamin capsules and tablets. Atop of them is a mint leaf.

Dry eyes can be more than just a temporary inconvenience. For many, it’s a persistent issue that affects everyday life. With countless treatments and suggestions out there, trying to find a solution that works for you can feel overwhelming. In some cases, a good place to start is by speaking with an optometrist about making […]

What is a Contact Lens Fitting?

An optometrist hands a contact lens case to a patient

Contact lenses are a popular alternative to glasses for those who want to correct their vision. But just like getting new shoes, you can’t just toss on any pair and expect them to be comfortable. Before enjoying the benefits contact lenses offer, you need to undergo a contact lens fitting. A contact lens fitting is […]

Myopia vs. Hyperopia: What’s the Difference?

Have you ever heard of myopia or hyperopia? These are the technical terms for common vision issues known as nearsightedness or farsightedness. Even if your eye doctor already explained to you the difference between these two conditions, it can be helpful to learn more about both vision Myopia and hyperopia are both refractive errors that […]

How Long Does Eye Strain Last?

A woman sitting on her couch with her laptop on her lap, and she is also rubbing her eyes with her hand due to eye strain

Eye strain is a common problem that arises from the prolonged use of digital screens like smartphones, laptops, and other electronic devices. It’s becoming more prevalent as we navigate this modern digital age and can affect people’s lives adversely.  Eye strain can cause discomfort, fatigue, headaches, and difficulty focusing. The duration of eye strain varies […]

What Happens During a Children’s Eye Exam?

As parents, we all want our children to be healthy and happy. Part of supporting their well-being is taking care of their vision. Children rely on their vision to learn and grow, but young children may be unable to tell us if they have vision problems, making regular eye exams crucial. During a children’s eye […]

Can Dry Eyes Cause Blurry Vision?

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Have you ever woken up with blurry vision and wondered why? It could be that your dry eyes are to blame. Dry eye is a common and often chronic condition. It’s characterized by decreased tear production and can result in symptoms such as blurred vision, burning eyes, heavy eyelids, redness, stringy mucus discharge, or a […]

Eye Twitching During Pregnancy: What Does It Mean?

A young woman examines her eyes in the mirror due to eye twitching that won't stop.

Pregnancy can bring a host of changes to your body ranging from aches and pains to increased appetite. One unexpected change that can occur during pregnancy is eye twitching. While it may feel alarming, eye twitching is harmless in most cases and tends to go away on its own. Eye twitching can be common in […]

Can High Myopia Be Corrected?

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Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, may be to blame if you struggle to see at a distance. It’s a common refractive error that affects approximately one in three people. Individuals with high myopia have more significant vision impairment, often leading to more severe eye conditions. But can high myopia be corrected? The answer is yes, […]

Can You Wear Contacts with Dry Eyes?

A smiling woman holding a single contact lens on her left index finger.

It’s true that dry eye can be made even more miserable by wearing the wrong contact lenses. But with more contact lens options and styles than ever before, chronic dry eye sufferers can find the right pair that feels comfortable on their eyes. Contact lens replacement schedule, moisture content, and lens material can all contribute […]