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Choosing the Right Reading Glasses

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Reading Glasses Help Those with Presbyopia As most of us know, the older you get, the more your body ages. When your body ages, it often experiences many changes. Unfortunately, your health also starts to decline the older you get. One of the parts of your body that noticeably starts to decline first is your vision. Even if you’ve spent …

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What to Expect from an Eye Exam in Your 40s and 50s

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Naturally, Your Vision Wanes as You Get Older Taking care of your eyes with an eye exam is important from infancy through your later years. And thanks in part to the devices that are now a constant in our lives, this is even more important. Smartphones, computers, tablets, and other electronics have modernized the world, but they also come with …

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What are the Best Glasses for Your Face Shape?

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Many Factors Help You Find Your Frame Shape Buying a good pair of eyeglasses is an investment and something that many people struggle with. Not only are there a seemingly endless number of options out there when it comes to the style of your frames, but you also have to think about what works for you. The first place you …

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Important Glasses Statistics to Know Before You Buy

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Eyeglasses Can Be an Expensive Investment If you’ve been diagnosed with vision problems, you aren’t alone. According to the Vision Council of America, 75 percent of U.S. adults require some type of vision correction. Unfortunately, these numbers are only going to rise. As the Baby Boomer generation gets older, we are going to see an increased number of people with …

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Slowing the Progression of Nearsightedness in Children

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Nearsightedness Can Affect Children’s Academic Performance Myopia (nearsightedness) is a common condition that often affects children. For younger patients, being diagnosed with myopia or having a difficult time seeing clearly can be frustrating. At First Eye Care McKinney, we often see patients (both young and old) asking us how to cure nearsightedness. While there is no true cure, you can …

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Why Children’s Eye Health Should Be a Priority

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Children’s Eye Health Doesn’t Receive the Attention It Needs Most people tend to think of older individuals when they think about eye health and vision issues. That makes sense. However, there has been a rather concerning growth in the level of vision issues in young children over the past decades. Myopia continues to become more and more prevalent among children …

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Cataracts Treatment and Prevention

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Whether Cataracts Can Be Prevented is Unknown Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss for adults over the age of 40. This lens-clouding condition is often associated with adults over 80, but it causes more blindness than macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy combined. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 24.4 million Americans age 40 and older …

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Benefits of Vision Therapy for Children

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Vision Therapy Can Help Correct Children’s Vision Issues If your child is struggling in school, it may be time to have them evaluated for vision therapy. It isn’t for everyone. However, we have seen firsthand just how beneficial it can be in treating a wide range of concerns. This is especially the case when it comes to common vision problems …