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Binocular vision dysfunction is a condition that results from eye misalignment. Your eyes register an image differently, bringing a conflict of interpretation in the brain. The eye muscles try to correct the misalignment, but it results in symptoms that make it difficult to concentrate. 


Myopia is a disease that currently impacts 30% of the world’s population and by 2050, almost 50% of the population will be myopic, that’s an unnerving 5 billion people. There is some debate about whether myopia is a disease or a refractive error. The answer is uncovered by how myopia is defined and measured.


Dr. Ryan Stybel O.D., a Treehouse Eyes provider from Look! Optometry in Los Angeles discusses the lasting impact of the pandemic on young students who are nearsighted and the risk factors that are causing the eye to grow too quickly. Myopia is an epidemic and global phenomenon and current estimates state half the world’s population will be myopic by 2050.


It’s likely that you know someone with myopia - a family member, friend, or work colleague. But how much do you really know about this progressive eye disease? Some parents expect that simply receiving a pair of glasses for their child is the only way of dealing with the effects of myopia.


Studies show that 80 percent of learning happens visually. If visual pathways get interference, one may not reach their development potential. Statistics show that one in 10 children have vision problems that significantly affect their learning. Read on to learn how vision affects learning.


Those who suffer from refractive errors may prefer options other than daily prescription eyeglasses. Fortunately, vision correction is possible without wearing prescription glasses or surgery. Ortho-k can make this a reality.


Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is an eye disease in which the eye elongates, causing light to be focused in front of the retina instead of on the retina’s surface. Essentially, your child’s eye is growing too long.


Do you suffer from dry eye syndrome? If you do, you probably experience several symptoms. The cause of this eye condition varies from one person to another, as do the treatment options. But for many people, especially those with meibomian gland dysfunction, LipiFlow® may be the best option.


The truth is scientists and doctors are still learning about myopia and the main causes of the disease. What’s known is several factors lead a child to develop myopia, including genetic, environmental, and even socioeconomic status. 


Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the United States. This common eye disease currently affects more than 3 million Americans, with the vast majority of them being over the age of 40.


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