Posts Tagged ‘nearsightedness’

Americans Are Severely Nearsighted

By editor
June 22, 2016

Nearly 10 Million Americans Are Severely Nearsighted By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 About 9.6 million Americans are severely nearsighted, a new study finds. Rates of nearsightedness -- also known as myopia -- in the United States rose from 25 percent in the early 1970s to 40 percent around 2000, the study...  read more


Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems

By editor
May 28, 2015

Eye therapies will not cure reading disorder, experts say WebMD News from HealthDay By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 25, 2015 Eye training or other vision therapies will not treat dyslexia in children, say researchers who found normal vision among most children with the learning disability. The findings confirm what eye doctors have known...  read more


August is Children's Eye Health Month

By editor
August 6, 2014

Amblyopia is a condition that can affect 2 to 3% of children and it can cause permanent vision loss. The American Optometric Association recommends that children have a complete eye exam at six months, three years and five years of age. After that your child should have a complete annual eye exam, if no vision...  read more