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Glaucoma is a term that refers to a group of eye conditions that have a detrimental effect on the optic nerve. These conditions develop gradually, and their symptoms only present when it is too late. They are only detectable when an eye doctor performs a comprehensive eye exam.
Glasses and contact lens prescriptions may serve the same purposes, but they are not the same. Here is information on whether you can convert a glass prescription to a contact lens prescription.
Ensuring your child is set up for success entails giving them the best eye care. Vision plays a significant role in children’s learning. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), 80% of learning for a child happens through their eyes.
Dry eye disease is an eye condition that occurs when your tears don't sufficiently lubricate your eyes. Tears can be unstable and inadequate for various reasons. For example, you can have dry eyes if you produce poor-quality or fewer tears. As a result, the tearing instability causes inflammation and damage to the surface of your eyes.
Nearsightedness or myopia is a common condition. The American Optometric Association reports that about 30 percent of Americans have this condition. This includes both adults and children. It is a refractive error or vision problem that makes it difficult to see faraway objects or images.