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How Orthokeratology (Ortho-K) is Transforming Myopia Treatment

Myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness, is a refractive error that affects the eyes' ability to focus on distant objects. Individuals with myopia often experience blurred vision when looking at objects in the distance, while objects up close remain clear. This condition occurs when the eyeball is too long or the cornea is too curved, causing light to focus in front of the retina instead of directly on it.

The Importance of Routine Eye Exams and What to Expect at Your First Appointment

Routine eye exams are an essential part of maintaining good health. They are a preventive measure to guard against vision loss and other complications. They can detect issues at their earliest stages when they are most treatable. With a comprehensive eye exam, eye health problems can be caught even before symptoms begin to show.

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