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Myopia (Nearsightedness): A Pervasive Disease

October 30, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

The physiological implication of myopia is that the eyeball itself grows too long from front to back.
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End of Year Checklist: Eye Exam

October 28, 2022 | 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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October is Halloween Eye Safety Month

October 17, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

October is Halloween Eye Safety Month and below we have some helpful tips.
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4 Ways to Be Proactive with Your Child's Eyecare

October 17, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

There’s much more to myopia and what you can do about it than meets the eye.
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3 Types Of Myopia Control Explained

October 17, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

More outdoor activities under natural sunlight have been associated with a lower risk of developing myopia.
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Nine Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy as You Age

September 4, 2022 | 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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Why Does Our Eyesight Change as We Age?

September 1, 2022 | 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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Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Myopia in Children

August 2, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

We can determine which treatment plan works the best for your child.
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What is the Main Cause of Myopia?

July 22, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Studies continue to show that doing near work contributes to the onset and progression of myopia.
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3 Reasons Why an Eye Exam Should Be on Your Back to School List

July 16, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Regular eye and vision care is important to your child's overall performance.
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Excessive Sunlight Connected to Cataracts

July 3, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Long-term exposure to UV rays contributes to cataract development.
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Stop Rubbing Your Eyes

July 2, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Rubbing your eyes can lead to everything from eye injuries to damaged vision.
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Protect Your Child’s Eyesight By Encouraging Them To Play Outside

June 7, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Spending at least 2-3 hours outdoors has been shown to delay or prevent the onset of myopia in children.
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What Happens When You Don't Wear Sunglasses?

June 7, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Sunglasses aren't just a fashion statement. They protect your vision and avoid common eye diseases and conditions.
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3 Facts about Myopia and What You Can Do For Your Child

May 4, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

The hallmark symptom of myopia is blurred distance vision, but it can also cause headaches, eyestrain, and difficulty seeing at night.
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Protective Eyewear Reduces Injury Risk by 90 Percent

May 1, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

More than half of all eye injuries in the United States happen at home, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
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Keeping Your Eye on the Ball Can Be Harmful

April 5, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Each year, an estimated 100,000 people are hurt by sports-related eye injuries.
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3 Facts About Myopia You Should Know

April 5, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Myopia generally begins in childhood and progresses throughout the school-age years, usually stabilizing into the late teens.
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Diabetes and Your Eyes

March 1, 2022 | 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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What Does Myopia Mean?

February 7, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Another word to describe myopia is nearsightedness and these words are used interchangeably at times.
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Aging and the Eyes: One in Three Americans Is Over Age 60

January 28, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Many of the eye disorders or problems associated with aging can be managed if detected early.
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The Four Best Ways to Treat and Manage Myopia

January 4, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

If you or your children have myopia and it is getting worse each year, this article is for you.
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What Happens If You Ignore Glaucoma?

January 2, 2022 | VisionQuest Eyecare

The best prevention is a regular eye doctor’s eye exam that can detect the disease and, if caught in time, mitigate the disease.
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Can Myopia Be Prevented?

December 6, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

By making some lifestyle changes, it may be possible to delay the onset of myopia and prevent its progression.
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We See the Need for Eye-Safe Toys This Holiday Season

December 2, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Remember what Ralphie's mother (and others) told him about getting a BB gun in the movie "A Christmas Story"?
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Use Your Vision Benefits Before the End of the Year

November 30, 2021 | 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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Childhood Myopia: What It Is and What You Can Do To Help Your Child

November 3, 2021 | VisionQuest EyeCare

Myopia (often referred to as nearsightedness) is the most common cause of impaired vision in people under age 40.
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Things To Know About Diabetes And Vision

October 24, 2021 | 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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5 Spooky Things You Didn't Know About Myopia

October 6, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

The significant reduction in outdoor time during the pandemic combined with the surge in screen time has increased the incidence of myopia cases.
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Coalition Launches 'Little Kid License' Myopia Awareness Campaign

September 27, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Half of the parents reported their children spent more than four hours using electronic devices each day during the pandemic, compared to 18 percent of parents reporting the same behavior prior to the pandemic.
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Framing Up A Few Fashion Tips

September 10, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

The best fashion style for your new frames should be about your personality and lifestyle.
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What Do Your Eyes Say About Your Health?

September 1, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

There are at least eight diseases whose symptoms can be seen in your eyes.
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How You Can Help Your Child Excel in School This Year

August 4, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Parents are doing whatever they can to help their children successfully transition to the next academic grade.
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Pediatricians, Ophthalmologists Agree: It’s Best to Proactively Treat Your Myopic Children

July 8, 2021 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Both organizations now recommend children play outdoors more to delay the onset of myopia and to support proactive treatment.
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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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You May Have Dry Eyes - What Should You Do About It?

June 5, 2021 | 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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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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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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How COVID-19 Affects Your Eyes and Eye Care

October 20, 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 20, 2020 | Dr. Christopher Browning 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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It’s National Eye Exam Month - How’s Your Eye Health?

August 22, 2020 | 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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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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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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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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How to Clean Your Eyeglasses

January 4, 2020 | VisionQuest Eyecare

Cleaning your glasses without any water can damage the lenses.
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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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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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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 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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