As a parent, it’s important to ensure your child’s vision is healthy. One way to do this is by scheduling regular eye exams. Children’s eyes constantly change as they grow. So a regular eye exam can diagnose vision problems early before they cause permanent damage. The Canadian Association of Optometrists suggests school-age children have an […]
Can Myopia Cause Blindness?
According to researchers, more and more people are developing myopia. And by 2050, some experts suggest that nearly half of the world’s population will have some degree of myopia. Myopia is a relatively common refractive error, but can it increase the risk of vision loss as it progresses? How can you help your child manage […]
When Is It Too Late to Treat Lazy Eye?
Lazy eye is a condition that demonstrates the importance of getting comprehensive eye exams as recommended by your optometrist and the Canadian Association of Optometrists. As we’ll see below, it’s especially important that children receive the recommended exams as they mature. This article explores what exactly lazy eye is, why it develops, when it needs […]