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Why Is My Child Rubbing Their Eyes?

A young girl rubbing her eyes while sitting at a table trying to draw.

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?

A young boy at the eye doctor reading an eye chart to test for visual acuity.

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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Why Is My Child’s Eyesight Getting Worse?

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As a parent, you strive to ensure the well-being and health of your children, and few things are as worrying as seeing their vision getting worse. Fortunately, an eye exam can help you and your optometrist understand your child’s eyesight and could reveal they have myopia. Myopia is a progressive eye condition that can have […]

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Does Myopia Get Worse with Age?

A blurry view of an eye chart over a patient's shoulder showing they have myopia.

Many vision conditions are dynamic, meaning they can progress and develop over time. Our eyes are constantly changing, especially when we’re young. During childhood, many vision conditions start developing and can continue to progress into adulthood. A lot of kids are unaware of vision problems because they don’t know how their vision could look. It’s […]

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