The first step to preventing long-term damage is knowing the early signs of Myopia so that you can get treatment for you or your child.
In today’s world, we are exposed to more blue light than ever before. Our TVs, phones, computers, and even the smartboards in schools emit blue light. So, what is blue light, and should you be concerned about the effects of over-exposure on your eyes? Learn more about what you can do to protect your eyes and stop digital eye strain.
Many families are dealing with the same uncertainty that you feel about the coming school year. The impact of this year’s quarantine and shut-down has made it difficult to know what to expect for your child’s education in the coming months. However, one way that you can take control of your children's well-being and education is by scheduling their back-to-school exams.
Your eyes are sensitive to the smallest changes in your body, and those changes can impact your vision in temporary or long-term ways. Because your eyes are highly sensitive machines, tiny shifts in things like your blood pressure, blood sugar, and hormones can cause changes in your vision. Find out more about what you need to know about diabetic retinopathy and how you can protect your eyes if you have diabetes.
No one wants their child to struggle to see. However, the symptoms of nearsightedness often go unnoticed by parents for a long time. Children as young as three can begin showing signs of Myopia, although it may not be caught for years without a proper comprehensive eye exam.
Modern life has us constantly in front of screens. Whether it’s your phone, tablet, TV, or computer, there is always some type of digital screen within reach. This over-exposure to the LED backlighting of digital displays can be damaging over time to our eyes and leads to digital eye strain.
When it comes time to book your child’s annual exam, you want to take them to a place that will provide the best vision care available. At Jarvis Vision Center, we strive to offer a welcoming environment that will put you and your child at ease.