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Author: Meagan Anderson, OD

5 Startling Facts About Nearsightedness

In recent years, the incidence of myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness, has seen a dramatic increase. In fact, this is leading some experts to consider it an emerging global health crisis. Here in Omaha, we are not immune to the effects of increased myopia. This

Glasses, Contacts or LASIK: What’s Right for Me?

Deciding on the best method to correct your vision can sometimes feel overwhelming. With advancements in technology and eye care, patients now have several options available to them. Whether it’s traditional glasses, contact lenses, or opting for a more permanent solution like LASIK, each option

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Contact Lens Intolerance

Individuals who have common refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism often rely on wearing prescription contact lenses to provide them clearer vision. Prescriptions are effective short-term solutions to refractive errors; however, the introduction of a foreign object or material to the body is

Myopia Awareness Week

Myopia Awareness Week is an annual event that celebrates the importance of myopia management and control. This week-long observance seeks to raise public awareness about the risks associated with myopia, as well as encourage people to take proactive steps towards managing their own vision health.