Common Vision Problems in Children

Early detection is the key The most common vision problems experienced by school-aged children are those affecting the ability to see clearly and sharply. They include: shortsightedness (blurred distance vision); longsightedness (difficulty focusing up ... Continue Reading
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How is the health of your child’s eyes?

With an alarming increase in Myopia, how is the health of your child’s eyes? Myopia, commonly known as short-sightedness or near-sightedness, is increasing at an alarming rate worldwide, doubling in children over the course ... Continue Reading

Myopia – Is your child’s vision at risk?

Myopia, commonly known as short-sightedness or near-sightedness, is increasing at an alarming rate worldwide, doubling in children over the course of a single generation. What is myopia and why the rise? Typically diagnosed in ... Continue Reading
Myopia

Shot-Sightedness is at an all time high

Myopia, commonly known as short-sightedness or near-sightedness, is increasing at an alarming rate worldwide, doubling in children over the course of a single generation. 36% of Australians are predicted to be myopic by 2020 ... Continue Reading