Myopia and other refractive errors affect not only your overall well-being, but your safety and daily efficiency too. One of the ways to control their progression is to use contact lenses. While they offer many benefits, false information surrounding contact lenses may discourage you from wearing a pair.
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Growing up in this digital age, it’s common to see children with their eyes glued to the TV screen or other digital devices. Although this may seem “normal” nowadays, too much exposure to the blue light emitted from gadgets may cause adverse effects on their visual health. Your trusted eye doctor from Myopia Institute explains how the persistent use of technology affects your children’s vision.
Myopia, also known as short- or nearsightedness, is a refractive error that’s often detected during childhood. It occurs when your eyeball is longer than than average. This causes the light rays that enter your eyes to focus in front of your retina instead of on it. As a result, you may struggle seeing those far from you clearly while your close-range visual acuity remains sharp.