North Shore Eye Care Blog

Myopia, a common eye condition affecting your vision is on the rise

March 22, 2015 — by Lawrence Zweibel
Tags: Myopia Lasik

Myopia, a common eye condition that affects the vision of upwards 50% of the population has become more prevalent over the past few decades.

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Can nearsightedness be prevented in young people

November 9, 2014 — by Lawrence Zweibel
Tags: Myopia Ortho K Orthokeratology I Lasik Lasik

Nearsightedness, technically termed myopia, is on the rise affecting close to 50% of the population in this country.  The question is what can be done to prevent it, why does it happen, and how can we treat it.

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Nearsightedness on the rise

June 22, 2014 — by Lawrence Zweibel
Tags: Nearsightedness Myopia

Thanks in large part to video games, computers, and smart phones, there is an explosion of myopia (nearsightedness) throughout the world.

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What Does Near Sighted and Far Sighted Mean?

March 17, 2014 — by Andrew Bainnson
Tags: Far Sighted Near Sighted Myopia Lasik Refractive Error

 More than 11 million Americans have common vision problems that can be corrected with the use of prescriptive eyewear such as glasses or contact lenses

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Myopia, commonly termed nearsightedness, is on the rise

February 2, 2014 — by Lawrence Zweibel
Tags: Myopia Lasik

With nearly half the population in the USA suffering from myopia, it is one of the most common problems faced by eye care professionals.  While it can't be prevented there are many ways of treating this problem.

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Refractive Errors are a Common Cause of Vision Problems That Can Be Easily Treated

October 27, 2013 — by Andrew Bainnson
Tags: Presbyopia Myopia Astigmatism Lasik

  More than 11 million Americans have common vision problems that can be corrected with the use of prescriptive eyewear such as glasses or contact lenses. These conditions are known as refractive errors and they occur when the eye doesn’t correctly bend, or refract, light as it enters the eye

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Nearsightedness on the rise

March 10, 2013 — by Lawrence Zweibel
Tags: Nearsightedness Myopia

Not surprisingly, with all the near activities that people are engaged in, myopia is on the rise.

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Exciting, new lasik center now open

November 13, 2011 — by Lawrence Zweibel
Tags: Lasik Laser Vision Correction Myopia Astigmatism

Suffolk's largest lasik center is now open offering the finest of personalized care for all our patients.  

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Myopia, a leading cause of visual disability

November 6, 2011 — by Lawrence Zweibel
Tags: Myopia Atropine Orthokeratology Macula Degeneration

Myopia which affects one third of the United States population is a leading cause of visual disability.

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