Refractive Errors

Are you curious if refractive errors can be corrected? Are you looking for options to refractive errors? At All About Vision learn more about refractive errors.
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What is bilateral myopia?

Bilateral myopia is nearsightedness that affects both eyes, with symptoms including squinting to see and eye strain.

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Nearsighted Glasses for Myopia Control

Nearsighted glasses for myopia control are eyeglasses with specially designed multifocal lenses to slow the progression of nearsightedness in children. Learn more.

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Degenerative myopia: The basics

Degenerative myopia is an extreme form of myopia (nearsightedness) that can lead to blindness or other serious vision problems.

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Chinese study connects home confinement during pandemic to rise in myopia among some children

A new study from China notes possible worsening of children’s vision from being cooped up during the coronavirus pandemic and regularly staring at digital screens.