Category Archives: Vision Tips


Last post, we discussed how cosmetics can interfere with our ocular hygiene.  This post we will discuss a couple of ways everyone can improve ocular hygiene. Warm compress – As mentioned last time, we have important glands (Meibomian glands) that line our eyelids.  Keeping these glands open and working properly is essential.  The oil (or… Read More »

Bifocals for Kids? PART I by Benjamin Clingan, OD

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 »

  • Posted on: Mar 23 2018
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Myopia Control, by Benjamin V. Clingan, OD

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 »

  • Posted on: Mar 6 2018
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