Kids are constantly being exposed to screens through laptops, smartphones, tablets, and more, which may negatively affect their ocular health. Studies have shown that increased screen time can lead to ocular issues like myopia progression or other potentially harmful vision conditions. To mitigate these risks, the Canadian Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society […]
What Lens Can Be Used For Myopia Control?
Myopia can affect your child’s vision and worsen with time, placing their eye health at risk. However, your eye doctor can help correct your child’s vision and slow myopia progression with specialized treatments. If your child has myopia, what lenses can help control this condition? Continue reading to learn about myopia, including what treatments are […]
5 Tips for Your Child’s First Eye Exam
Your child’s sight is more than simply a sense; it’s also a skill that connects their entire body that they learn to use as they grow. In most cases, children achieve the full breadth of their visual skills by their first birthday. However, it’s important for our doctors to monitor their eye development to help […]
How to Choose a Myopia Control Treatment
Myopia affects more than your child’s vision; it can increase the chance of developing significant eye diseases if left untreated. Your optometrist can help protect your child’s vision, but how can you choose a myopia control treatment? Continue reading to learn more about myopia control, including how you can choose the right treatment for your […]