In this blog, discover the benefits of treating myopia early. Myopia is one of the most common vision issues among children, with 1 in 3 being myopic. It’s an epidemic that is projected to affect half of the world’s population by the year 2050.
Dry eye syndrome affects millions of Americans aged 50 and up. Dry eyes can become a chronic problem, especially as you get older. Those who have allergies or wear contact lenses are more likely to develop the condition. Several treatment options are available. Artificial tears, prescription eye drops, and punctal plugs are common treatments. Additionally, advanced intense pulsed light therapy can provide long-term relief.
Myopia or nearsightedness is a condition that can be brought about by many factors including genetic inheritance.
The digital world has transformed our lives, but the effects of tech aren't always positive for kids. By limiting your child's screen time, you help your child to experience the many benefits.
Congratulations. Your eye doctor approved you for ortho-k lenses. You are about to begin an exciting journey. What is it like to wear these lenses? How long will it take to see an improvement in your vision? Do ortho-k lenses feel different from regular contact lenses?
Treehouse Eyes is a specialty pediatric eye care practice treating myopic children with a nationwide network of doctors. Recently, doctors in our Treehouse Eyes community had the chance to spread the word about myopia with local media coverage.
Myopia is a disease that currently impacts 30% of the world’s population and by 2050, almost 50% of the population will be myopic, that’s an unnerving 5 billion people. There is some debate about whether myopia is a disease or a refractive error. The answer is uncovered by how myopia is defined and measured.
It’s likely that you know someone with myopia - a family member, friend, or work colleague. But how much do you really know about this progressive eye disease? Some parents expect that simply receiving a pair of glasses for their child is the only way of dealing with the effects of myopia.
Chances are you have already had at least one episode of dry eye during your lifetime, even if you don’t realize it. This very common condition shares its name with the key symptom sufferers experience, dry eyes. Statistics suggest that between 5 and 15% of the U.S. population suffer from dry eyes at any one time, but many of these people don’t seek any sort of medical help and instead, live with the debilitating symptoms of this condition. Here's what you need to know about the symptoms of dry eyes and what can be done to relieve them.
Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is an eye disease in which the eye elongates, causing light to be focused in front of the retina instead of on the retina’s surface. Essentially, your child’s eye is growing too long.