Nearsightedness in children

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nearsightedness in children; Eyecare Associates of Lee's Summit

More children are being diagnosed with nearsightedness, but experts aren’t sure why. Helping to prevent nearsightedness in children may be as simple as urging them to spend more time outside, some experts say. Possibly due to changing habits among children — spending more time reading in dim light and spending more time indoors than those… Read more »

More Computer Time May Be Causing Nearsightedness in U.S. Kids

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More Computer Time May Be Causing Nearsightedness in U.S. Kids Eye experts suggest boosting outdoor time to get young eyes focusing on distant objects to reduce risk of nearsightedness. Children who spend lots of time indoors and on computers and other electronic devices may be raising their risk for nearsightedness, a panel of U.S. ophthalmology… Read more »

Childrens Eye Exams. Here’s Why Oldest Children Are More Likely to Be Nearsighted

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Childrens Eye Exams. Here’s Why Oldest Children Are More Likely to Be Nearsighted     It could have to do with new parents investing more in their education according according to a recent Time Magazine article we want to share with you. If you’re an oldest child, stereotypes suggest you’re probably organized, an overachiever, perhaps… Read more »

‘Zombie’ contacts damage teen’s eye

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‘Zombie’ contacts damage teen’s eye USA Today Network Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press 7:39 p.m. EDT October 28, 2015 (Photo: Courtesy of Dawn Carpenter)   ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. — A pair of Halloween-themed cosmetic contact lenses bought to turn a teen into a zombie instead damaged her cornea, partially blinding her right eye, her family… Read more »

Stop My Child From Getting Nearsighted

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Stop My Child From Getting Nearsighted Increasing Prevalence of Nearsightedness Underscores the Need for Control and Treatments. The incidence of myopia in children has increased significantly over the past several decades. This was according to researchers who discussed the topic at both the American Academy of Optometry and the Global Specialty Lens Symposium. Citing a… Read more »