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What is Myopia?

What is Myopia?

This is a great question and actually one I am getting more and more often. In the simplest terms, myopia is nearsightedness (you can see up close, but not far away). Now, โ€œmyopiaโ€ is becoming a popular term and hot topic with parents. This is because we are seeing...

What is Considered Emergency Eye Care?

What is Considered Emergency Eye Care?

This is a ๐†๐‘๐„๐€๐“ question especially considering the last few months. First, yearly eye exams do more than allow you to order more contacts and glasses, they ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ž๐ฒ๐ž ๐ก๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐ก. The importance was magnified during the lockdown. For example, in the first 2-3...

Are Fake Eyelashes or Eyelash Extensions Safe?

Are Fake Eyelashes or Eyelash Extensions Safe?

As with everything, there is a certain level of risk whenever working with a chemical near your eye. I do not recommend doing them yourself. If you really want them, I advise working with an experienced esthetician who uses verified products. This will help reduce the...

How Much Screen Time Should My Child Have?

How Much Screen Time Should My Child Have?

Screen time in the form of TV, video games, computers, phones/tablets are a normal part of day to day life, so this is a very common question I get from parents. The World Health Organization recently released recommendations for children: for 1 year old and younger,...