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How Do MiSight® Contact Lenses Work in Slowing Progression of Nearsightedness?

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MiSight® contact lenses have become a game-changer for myopic, or nearsighted, people looking for a hassle-free solution.  But what makes these lenses stand out?  MiSight® contact lenses function by using a technology called ActivControl.  This innovative technology employs a dual-focus lens design.  One part of the lens corrects the wearer’s nearsightedness, allowing for clear distance […]

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Can Myopia Be Reversed?

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Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common refractive error that often develops in childhood, requiring prescription eyeglasses to see clearly.  Unfortunately, it cannot be reversed or cured, but there are several effective treatment options to slow or stop its progression. Although myopia often develops in children and youth, it can develop at any age […]

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Does Myopia Get Worse with Age?

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Millions of Americans wear glasses or contact lenses due to myopia, also known as nearsightedness.  It usually develops in children and adolescents, but you may have wondered whether myopia worsens with age.  Myopia in children can progress until they reach their 20s, making children’s eye exams essential in diagnosing the condition early.  Adults who were […]

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How to Prevent Astigmatism and Myopia?

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Astigmatism and myopia affect millions of Americans, typically from a young age. These conditions can make it harder to see, affecting your quality of life. With the effect of these refractive errors on vision, many people wonder how to prevent astigmatism and myopia.  Although you can’t prevent astigmatism from developing, the likelihood of myopia developing […]

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