10 Easy-to-Teach Natural Eye Care Tips for Children

July 14, 2016 Mark Page"> by Mark Page Tips & How-tos
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Teaching simple and natural eye care tips for children can go a long way in protecting their eyes from harm. Share this with your kids. We may not think consciously about it, but it’s very important to teach our children eye care so they develop a lifetime of healthy vision habits. Here are ten natural…
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Contact Lenses 101: Important Things You Need To Know

November 03, 2016 Mark Page"> by Mark Page Uncategorized
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Contact lenses are sometimes worn by people for aesthetic purposes but for most, these thin, clear disks of plastic are used to help correct refractive errors like myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.   It is usually preferred by people who do not want the hassle of wearing prescription glasses which tend to fall…
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What you need to know about eye injuries among children

October 27, 2016 Mark Page"> by Mark Page Uncategorized
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Alarming news: According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness in children in the U.S. Among eye injuries, sports-related ones are the most common among children, and the results can range from temporary to permanent vision loss. Good news: 90% of sports-related eye injuries are preventable with the…
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FAQs: Understanding Refractive Error

October 13, 2016 Mark Page"> by Mark Page Uncategorized
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If you’ve ever been to an eye doctor, you’ve probably heard of the term refractive error. Refractive errors are “optical imperfections” which prevent light from focusing directly on the retina, thus causing blurred vision. These imperfections can include length of the eyeball, changes in the shape of the cornea or aging lens. Here are some…
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Seemingly Harmless Habits That Actually Hurt Our Eyes

October 06, 2016 Mark Page"> by Mark Page Uncategorized
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Unlike obviously bad habits, most people, especially children, are normally not conscious of bad eye habits that they do every day. Some habits may be generally “harmless” but over time, the effects of uncorrected behavior can catch up. The first step in correcting bad eye care habits is awareness. So here is a list of…
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Do eye exercises help improve vision?

September 29, 2016 Mark Page"> by Mark Page Uncategorized
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There are work outs to tone the legs, arms and other muscles of the body, but did you know that there are also exercises specifically for the eyes? Eye exercises aren’t exactly new. All About Vision notes that self-help programs for improving vision have been around since the 1920s, and some of them have even…
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Parenting tip: The importance of regular eye screening

September 15, 2016 Mark Page"> by Mark Page Uncategorized
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Ever since they were born, we’ve been regularly bringing our kids to various types of check-ups to ensure their overall well-being. One oft taken for granted type of health check is vision screening. Vision screening is a “limited eye test” that helps identify who are at risk for vision problems. It is normally performed by…
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Dear Parents: Why Myopia Progression Should Bother You

September 08, 2016 Mark Page"> by Mark Page Industry Reports
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Does your child squint at the TV while watching? Does your child have trouble participating in physical activities due to blurred vision? Does your child get an annual increase in lens grade every year? These, dear parents, are just a few of the reasons why myopia progression should be a concern for you. [FREE WHITEPAPER]…
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Parenting Tips: Supporting Kids with Myopia

September 01, 2016 Mark Page"> by Mark Page Uncategorized
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As parents, seeing our kids struggle with myopia or nearsightedness is, in itself, a painful sight. Myopia holds our children back from fully enjoying outdoor physical activities or from realizing their full potential as students. It can trigger a loss of self-confidence and can discourage them from participating in new activities for social and academic…
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Your Pressing Ortho-k Questions, Answered!

August 27, 2016 Mark Page"> by Mark Page Uncategorized
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So, you’ve heard about ortho-k and you’re interested in this eye care technology. And you have questions. Well, today’s your lucky day! Read on and be informed. First things first, what is orthokeratology or ortho-k? Ortho-k, also called cornea reshaping and overnight vision correction, is the non-surgical process of fitting tailor fit, gas permeable overnight…
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Vision Improvement Therapy 101: By the numbers

August 26, 2016 Mark Page"> by Mark Page Uncategorized
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You’ve probably heard about Orthokeratology or Vision Improvement Therapy. [FREE WHITEPAPER] “Your Child May Be Losing Out on Life Because of Myopia” Find out the truth about this silent epidemic Click here to access this white paper. Orthokeratology or Vision Improvement Therapy is a non-surgical myopia treatment option which involves the use of tailor-fit, overnight,…
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