March, 2018

Bifocals for Kids? PART I by Benjamin Clingan, OD

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Friday, March 23, 2018, 6:26 PM

It seems like a very foreign concept indeed. Bifocals are meant for “old people.” Why would a child need something meant for grandma or grandpa? As we continue our discussion on myopia control, you may notice most of the treatments are already available but just used for other purposes. Glasses and contacts prescriptions for myopia ... read more

Myopia Control, by Benjamin V. Clingan, OD

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 11:16 PM

MYOPIA CONTROL What is myopia? Myopia refers to the refractive error (glasses prescription) of patients who are nearsighted. What is myopia control? As some of you who are myopic have noticed from personal experience, once you are given a glasses prescription it keeps “getting worse” every time you visit the eye doctor.  While your eyes ... read more