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Refractive Error and Vision

refractive error

Millions of Americans have a very important trait in common: they are all affected by refractive error.  Refractive error occurs when the shape of the eye does not perfectly allow for light to focus, making objects appear blurry, distorted, or out of focus.  Nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism are all forms […]

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Six signs

80% of a child’s learning is visual in nature. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), one in four school children has an undiagnosed vision problem. A vision problem, such as blurry or double vision, can cause problems not only with grades, but also with behavior in school, as children […]

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What is Astigmatism?

Astigmatism, while a scary-sounding word, essentially means that the front of the eye (the cornea) is not perfectly round. Eyes that are perfectly round only need one power in their glasses or contact lens prescription to make them see clearly. Eyes with astigmatism, that are more oval-shaped, need two powers […]

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