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6 Practical Ways To Prevent Myopia From Worsening In Children

Prevention is Key Myopia or nearsightedness is a condition that can be brought about by many factors including genetic inheritance. It alters the shape and structure of the eye limiting its capability to focus on objects in the distance (blurry distance vision). If you have struggled with the condition before, your kids might [...]

6 Practical Ways To Prevent Myopia From Worsening In Children2023-02-02T22:24:39+00:00

4 Effective Methods For Limiting Your Child’s Screen Time

The digital world has transformed our lives, but the effects of tech aren't always positive for kids. By limiting your child's screen time, you help your child to experience the many benefits. As a parent, you should be mindful of how much time your child spends on devices. You might be wondering, how can [...]

4 Effective Methods For Limiting Your Child’s Screen Time2023-01-06T16:56:08+00:00

Does My Child Have Myopia?

Myopia Symptoms and How to Treat Treehouse Eyes is a specialty pediatric eye care practice treating myopic children with a nationwide network of doctors. Recently, doctors in our Treehouse Eyes community had the chance to spread the word about myopia with local media coverage. Our doctors are passionate about spreading awareness about the myopia [...]

Does My Child Have Myopia?2022-12-02T18:06:16+00:00

Myopia (nearsightedness): A Pervasive Disease

Myopia is a disease that currently impacts 30% of the world’s population and by 2050, almost 50% of the population will be myopic, that’s an unnerving 5 billion people. There is some debate about whether myopia is a disease or a refractive error. The answer is uncovered by how myopia is defined and measured. [...]

Myopia (nearsightedness): A Pervasive Disease2022-12-02T18:54:38+00:00

October is Halloween Eye Safety Month

Halloween is approaching quickly and it’s time to create those photo-worthy costumes – but we want to ensure an eye infection isn’t a part of the ensemble. October is Halloween Eye Safety Month and below we have some helpful tips on how to make sure your child’s Halloween costume doesn’t leave complications for your [...]

October is Halloween Eye Safety Month2022-09-30T14:09:09+00:00

4 Facts About Childhood Myopia

It’s likely that you know someone with myopia - a family member, friend, or work colleague. But how much do you really know about this progressive eye disease? Some parents expect that simply receiving a pair of glasses for their child is the only way of dealing with the effects of myopia. In truth, [...]

4 Facts About Childhood Myopia2022-09-22T15:35:28+00:00

Recognizing Signs & Symptoms of Myopia in Children

Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is an eye disease in which the eye elongates, causing light to be focused in front of the retina instead of on the retina’s surface. Essentially, your child’s eye is growing too long. Because the eye elongates and grows with the rest of the body, naturally, it stops [...]

Recognizing Signs & Symptoms of Myopia in Children2022-08-02T13:20:16+00:00

What is the Main Cause of Myopia?

The truth is scientists and doctors are still learning about myopia and the main causes of the disease. What’s known is several factors lead a child to develop myopia, including genetic, environmental, and even socioeconomic status. Genetics Genetics do play a role in whether or not a child will develop myopia. If a child [...]

What is the Main Cause of Myopia?2022-07-25T18:45:47+00:00

Protect Your Child’s Eyesight By Encouraging Them To Play Outside

Kids are spending increasing amounts of time on screens and less time outside playing. This is especially true with the pandemic upheaving our lives and forcing us to stay home for virtual learning or work from home. The consequences are not just limited to heightened obesity rates. Studies have shown that having less sunlight [...]

Protect Your Child’s Eyesight By Encouraging Them To Play Outside2022-06-10T21:55:11+00:00

Three Facts About Myopia and What You Can Do For Your Child

Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is an eye disease in which the eye elongates more than it should, causing light to be focused in front of the retina instead of on the retina’s surface. Essentially, your child’s eye is growing too long. Because the eye elongates and grows with the rest of the [...]

Three Facts About Myopia and What You Can Do For Your Child2022-05-04T18:59:06+00:00
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