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What Does Near Sighted and Far Sighted Mean?

Mar 18, 2014 @ 02:55 AM — by Andrew Bainnson

 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

Myopia, commonly termed nearsightedness, is on the rise

Feb 2, 2014 @ 02:20 PM — by Lawrence Zweibel

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.

Tagged with: Myopia Lasik

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

Oct 28, 2013 @ 02:56 AM — by Andrew Bainnson

  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

Nearsightedness on the rise

Mar 10, 2013 @ 12:12 PM — by Lawrence Zweibel

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

Tagged with: Nearsightedness Myopia

Exciting, new lasik center now open

Nov 13, 2011 @ 01:56 PM — by Lawrence Zweibel

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

Myopia, a leading cause of visual disability

Nov 6, 2011 @ 01:46 PM — by Lawrence Zweibel

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