Optometry vs Ophthalmology: what’s the difference

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Have you ever wondered about the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist. Hopefully, by the end, you’ll find the answer doesn’t matter too much, regardless of which type of eye specialist you visit. The simple answer: Ophthalmology focuses on surgery and optometry focuses on non surgical treatment and management of eye issues. Optometrists spend… 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 »

10 Steps to Prevent Vision Loss

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  Eyecare Associates recommends these 10 Steps to Prevent Vision Loss. Most people aren’t aware that 75% of potential vision loss can be prevented or treated. This largely depends on patients being proactive and educated about their eye health. Here are 10 important steps to protect and preserve your precious eyesight.