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Myopia progression slows by contact lenses

Myopia progression slows by contact lenses

John Doe 24/03/2018 0
The prevalence of myopia has been steadily rising, with 28 per cent of the global population said to be affected in 2010 and to rise to affect nearly 50 per cent by 2050.   The use of soft contact lenses as a platform for myopia control offers an exciting and effective avenue to manage myopia but there is a need for further research on issues such as the mechanism underlying control of myopia, improving efficacy with lenses, and understanding rebound on discontinuation. More significantly, although contact lenses are generally safe and improve quality of life in older children, one of the ...
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Refractive Eye Surgery

Refractive Eye Surgery

Dr. Carolina Navarrete 09/02/2016 0
It is any eye surgery used to improve the refractive state of the eye and decrease or eliminate dependency on glasses or contact lenses. This can include various methods of surgical remodeling of thecornea or cataract surgery. The most common methods today use excimer lasers to reshape the curvature of the cornea. Successful refractive eye surgery can reduce or cure common vision disorders such as myopia,hyperopia and astigmatism, as well as degenerative disorders like keratoconus. The doctors at Grande Prairie Eye Care Clinic have extensive experience in the pre-operative evaluation and po...
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Cataracts vs Dirty Lenses?

Cataracts vs Dirty Lenses?

Dr. Carolina Navarrete 09/02/2016 0
A cataract is a common eye disease where the lens becomes progressively opaque, resulting in blurred vision. Having a cataract can be compared to a dirty camera lens or a foggy window.     Symptoms The blurring of one’s vision, due to a cataract, can make it difficult to read print or see clearly in the distance. Some types of cataracts create glare, making the vision worse in bright light. Driving at night may also be difficult.   Some patients with a cataract notice a change in the appearance of colours, typically a fading or general yellowing. Occasionally a cataract can cause double...
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