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Refractive eye surgery can correct vision problems that occur when the eyes fail to refract or bend light correctly. The eye surgery helps people to achieve sharp vision without wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses.
Regular eye exams are essential to maintain long-term eye health. During comprehensive exams, doctors examine the eyes and check the patient’s vision to determine if it needs correction. They conduct tests to check for eye diseases.
Multifocal lenses are advanced eyewear that combines two or more prescriptions in a single lens. They are designed to provide a seamless transition from distance to near vision, eliminating the need for separate glasses for reading, computer work, and driving.
Corneal ectasia progressively changes the shape and thickness of your cornea. When it becomes thin and bulges outwards, it causes vision problems and discomfort.
You may be suffering from eye misalignment and not realize it. The condition results in binocular vision dysfunction (BVD).
Nearsightedness, also known as myopia, is a widespread problem affecting various populations worldwide. The condition continues to grow as people spend more time indoors and do close work, like using their computers and reading. It can develop and lead to severe eye conditions like cataracts or glaucoma. It can also contribute to blindness if left untreated.
Schools conduct vision screening for students. However, these should not be a substitute for eye exams. Your child needs to go for eye exams from the time they are six months old. It ensures their eyes are developing at the proper pace. After the first visit, their doctor may recommend a checkup every year, at least for the first five years. After that, you can keep it to every two years.