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Myopia Progression: Factors That Influence the Worsening of Nearsightedness

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common eye condition that affects a significant portion of the population. If you have myopia, you can see nearby objects clearly, but distant objects appear blurry. This occurs because the shape of your eye causes light to focus in front of the retina instead of directly on it. Myopia can develop in childhood or adolescence and may continue to worsen over time if left unmanaged.

What Are the Primary Causes of Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition affecting many people worldwide. It occurs when your eyes don't produce enough tears for lubrication or when the tears evaporate too quickly. This syndrome can make your daily activities like reading, driving, or working on a computer more challenging.

Understanding the Link Between Screen Time and Dry Eyes

In this digital age, screens are an integral part of daily life. People spend hours each day staring at screens, from smartphones to computers to televisions. While this technology brings convenience and connectivity, it can also bring an unexpected issue—dry eyes.

The Importance of Comprehensive Eye Exams for the Whole Family

When it comes to maintaining the overall health of your family, one aspect that often goes unnoticed is eye health. While most of us understand the importance of regular health check-ups, eye health often takes a backseat.