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Why Is My Child Rubbing Their Eyes?

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The most common cause for eye rubbing is simply tiredness, and many other possible explanations exist. However, if you notice persistent and excessive eye rubbing in your child, it could be a sign of myopia, particularly if there’s a family history. If you’re unsure, an optometrist can look for signs of myopia during a comprehensive eye exam. […]

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Is Vision Therapy for Dyslexia

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Dyslexia is a complex learning disability that impacts millions of people nationwide. It can make it difficult for individuals with the condition to read, write, and comprehend written language.  Over the years, various therapeutic approaches have emerged to address dyslexia, including vision therapy. While vision therapy can’t directly treat learning disabilities like dyslexia, it can […]

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Double Vision in Kids: How Can Vision Therapy Help?

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Double vision can be a concerning issue for anyone, but it can be especially concerning for your child. Double vision can impact a child’s daily life and even hinder their development.  Double vision is most often a sign of a greater underlying condition, such as strabismus (crossed eyes) or amblyopia (“lazy eye”). Fortunately, many of […]

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Nearsighted vs. Farsighted: All About Refractive Error Treatment

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When it comes to vision challenges, there are 2 common problems that both happen to be refractive errors: myopia and hyperopia. Myopia is best known as nearsightedness and can make distant objects blurry, while hyperopia is the opposite—it causes farsightedness, which means nearby objects may appear blurry.  Fortunately, both myopia and hyperopia can be treated […]

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10 Causes of Blurry Vision & Treatment Options

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Blurry vision can impact all aspects of your daily life, so it’s essential to understand the common causes and how they’re addressed. Whether blurry vision is caused by myopia, medication, dry eye syndrome, or another condition, there are treatment options available—from prescription eyeglasses to laser eye surgery. Some of the causes of blurry vision include: […]

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