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In 2020, an estimated 80 million people all over the world had glaucoma. Experts expect this number to reach more than 111 million in 20 years. Open-angle glaucoma is the most prevalent form of glaucoma in the United States. It affects nine out of 10 people and doesn’t usually have early warning signs.
Contact lenses are a convenient and efficient visual aid for individuals who need prescription lenses to have a clear vision. While they might not be as fashionable as glasses, contacts are popular among people who prefer not to wear glasses. However, contact lenses are not for everyone with sight or vision problems.
Some of the most common effects of digital screen use include dry eyes, blurred vision, eye pain, frequent headaches, and sleep disorders. These may not sound too serious, but they can have a negative impact on our ability to live a life that is as full and active as possible. Fortunately, there are a variety of things that we can do to help ensure that our digital devices don’t affect our long term vision.
Eye examinations are an invaluable piece to your child’s overall health and wellbeing. At North Shore Eye Health and Wellness in Cedarburg, WI, we recommend that children receive their first eye exam between 6-12mos of age, then again at 2-3 years of age, and receive annual eye examinations while going to school. Dr. Kyle Ross is a proud member of the InfantSEE program, a federally sponsored initiative to provide FREE eye health evaluation to infants between 6-12 months of age. These early eye examinations are key to detecting any potential issues that can impact the visual development of your child. If your child is going to see an eye doctor, you might wonder what you should expect at their first eye exam. Here is a brief summary on what to expect at your child’s first, pediatric eye exam:
Questions on how much screen time your child should be exposed to? Curious on how to reign it in? Dr. Ross has some simple tips and recommendations to get your
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