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3 Reasons Why Kids With Myopia Need to Spend More Time Outdoors

June 8, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

It's been shown that higher myopia is associated with a greater risk of eye disease.
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What Causes Myopia?

May 10, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Often referred to as nearsightedness, it is an eye disease in which the eye elongates more than it should. Essentially, your child’s eye is growing too long.
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Causes of Itchy Eyes in the Spring and How to Treat Them

May 9, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

The sneezing and watering eyes can make you miserable during a stroll along your favorite hiking path or sitting on your patio.
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How to Exercise Your Eyes

April 4, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Certain eye exercises can make your eyes feel better.
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Does Myopia Get Worse With Age?

March 3, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Myopic children are at a higher risk of developing sight-threatening diseases like glaucoma, cataracts, retinal detachment, and macular degeneration later in life.
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Has COVID-19 Impacted Your Child’s Eyes?

February 4, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

The drastic increase in indoor and screen time associated with virtual classrooms is taking a toll on children’s eyes, resulting in what optometrists are calling "quarantine myopia".
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Are Myopia Management Contact Lenses Safe for Children?

January 5, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

The risks of developing adverse reactions to contact lens wear among children proved to be the same as in adults.
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Your Cardiovascular Health Impacts Your Eye Health

January 3, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

The vessel structures in the eye share characteristics of those in the heart.
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The Myopia Epidemic: What Parents Can Do About It

December 14, 2020 | Treehouse Eyes®

As the child's eyes grow, stretching forces likely cause eye diseases that are linked to myopia.
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5 Ways to Get Your Kids Outdoors This Winter and Save Their Vision

December 3, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Studies show that children who spend time playing outdoors experience less myopia progression than those who stay indoors.
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Aging and the Eyes: One in Three Americans Is Over Age 60

November 28, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Many of the eye disorders or problems associated with aging can be managed if detected early.
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Myopia and Children: How to Slow an Epidemic

October 24, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Over the last decade, innovation in eye care research and development has given us several new ways to treat myopia in children.
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Why Does Our Eyesight Change as We Age?

October 24, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Age can lead to a decline in eye health. In fact, many eye complications occur after the age of 60. But with regular eye exams, you can spot any issues early.
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How COVID-19 Affects Your Eyes and Eye Care

October 2, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

You can cover your nose and mouth with a mask, but what about your eyes?
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VisionQuest Gives Children Better Vision for Life

September 30, 2020 | Dr. Christopher Browning

Patch.com featured a post by Dr. Browning on the value of Myopia Management for Children.
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What to Look For and Do As Your Eyes Age

September 2, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

With help of your eyecare provider, you can identify and help mitigate age-related vision conditions
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The Positive Effects of Outdoor Time on Kids

September 1, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Higher rates of myopia are associated with significantly increased risks of serious eye diseases later in life.
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Why Myopia Matters: The Link to Eye Disease

August 1, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

We should no longer just accept progressive myopia as a fact for our kids.
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3 Reasons Why an Eye Exam Should Be on Your Back-To-School List

August 1, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Regular eye and vision care is important to your child's overall performance.
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Does Outside Playtime Improve Children's Eyesight?

July 30, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Lack of exposure to sunlight has been linked to an increased incidence of myopia in children.
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Can You Prevent Myopia in Your Child?

July 1, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare/Treehouse Eyes

The dramatic rise in childhood myopia (blurry distance vision) in recent years has driven robust discussion over the cause.
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What Happens When You Don't Wear Sunglasses?

July 1, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Sunglasses aren't just a fashion statement. They protect your vision and avoid common eye diseases and conditions.
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Excessive Sunlight Connected to Cataracts

June 28, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Long-term exposure to UV rays contributes to cataract development.
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How To Prevent Common Child Eye Injuries

June 1, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Each year thousands of children sustain eye damage or even blindness from sports and accidents at home or in the car.
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Nine Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy as You Age

May 26, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Most people forget one organ that also needs to be kept in mind when it comes to staying healthy: your eyes.
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Five Ways to Rest Your Eyes After Using the Computer

May 15, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Eye strain happens because people tend to blink less when they look at a computer screen.
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Surprising Ways Vision Therapy Can Help Your Child

May 1, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

The goal of vision therapy is to correct visual-motor and/or perceptual-cognitive deficiencies and to strengthen basic visual skills.
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What Is Low Vision, and How Can You Deal With It?

April 2, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Low vision is when someone’s remaining vision is impaired enough to interfere with daily activities.
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How Screen Time Is Impacting Your Child's Eyes

March 15, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Studies are showing that computer, device use is causing eye strain, blurred vision and shortsightedness among our youth.
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VisionQuest Precautions Regarding COVID-19

March 13, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

The health of our patients and team members remains our highest priority.
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Framing Up A Few Fashion Tips

February 2, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

The best fashion style for your new frames should be about your personality and lifestyle.
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End of Year Checklist: Eye Exam

December 6, 2019 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Even though it may seem like everything is fine with your eyes, you can’t see what’s going on inside.
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Use Your Vision Benefits Before the End of the Year

December 1, 2019 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Many people don’t know that the benefits provided to them through their insurance are a one-per-year-and-done deal.
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Things To Know About Diabetes And Vision

November 4, 2019 | VisionQuest Eyecare

If closely monitored, most diabetes-related eye diseases are preventable to a point, and there may be treatment options available.
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Diabetes and Your Eyes

November 4, 2019 | VisionQuest Eyecare

A short term rise in blood glucose may cause some temporary blurred vision; but if left unchecked, major problems can develop.
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Vision Therapy: Myths And Facts

October 1, 2019 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Vision therapy is a type of treatment that involves eye exercises. It is a series of non-surgical sessions of visual activities designed to correct specific vision conditions.
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It’s National Eye Exam Month - How’s Your Eye Health?

August 26, 2019 | VisionQuest Eyecare

The connection of eyesight to your overall health, independence, and quality of life is too important to be ignored. Much of the population’s sight loss is avoidable.
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You May Have Dry Eyes - What Should You Do About It?

August 26, 2019 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Over 30 million people in the United States suffer from dry eyes, making it one of the most common ocular conditions.
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Join the VisionQuest Team for Indianapolis VisionWalk

August 8, 2019 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Make the world a brighter place for millions of Americans with blinding diseases and join Indianapolis VisionWalk, September 7.
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Nutrition and Your Eyes

April 1, 2019 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Carrots are not the only foods known to be beneficial for your eyes.
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What Do Your Eyes Say About Your Health?

February 1, 2019 | VisionQuest Eyecare

There are at least eight diseases whose symptoms can be seen in your eyes.
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Makeup Tips for Sensitive Eyes

January 1, 2019 | VisionQuest Eyecare

It's possible to look your best without enduring any pain or discomfort to your eyes.
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How to Clean Your Eyeglasses

December 1, 2018 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Cleaning your glasses without any water can damage the lenses.
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Stop Rubbing Your Eyes

October 1, 2018 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Rubbing your eyes can lead to everything from eye injuries to damaged vision.
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How Can You Prevent an Eye Infection?

September 1, 2018 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Often, the true cause of a person’s eye irritation is an eye infection.
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