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What Conditions Can Benefit From Vision Therapy?

If you have binocular vision abnormalities, strabismus, convergence insufficiency, or amblyopia, you are not alone. Any of these can affect your daily activities, making simple tasks like reading, focusing, and eye coordination difficult. For help with these ailments, you can turn to vision therapy.

The Ultimate Guide to Eye Health: 10 Easy Tips for Keeping Your Vision Sharp

Eyesight is an invaluable gift that many people often take for granted. Various factors, including aging-related changes and environmental elements, can affect the sharpness of your vision. Fortunately, there are easy ways to maintain good eye health and prevent vision problems. Below are essential tips for keeping your vision sharp.

Glasses vs. Contact Lenses: Which Is Right for Me?

Individuals with refractive errors have several options to help improve their vision and eye health. Many choose to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses as they are practical and effective. Both can correct vision problems like myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. Eye care professionals recommend prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses after an exam identifying vision problems. 

Vision Plans at Mid-Modern Eyecare

At Mid-Modern Eyecare, we are free from Vision Plans dictating patient care. Because of this, we can offer higher-quality eyeglasses at lower prices. We use a family-owned lab right here in the Midwest to custom manufacture our lenses, and we carry a wide variety of eyeglass frames that start at just $70. When I started wearing glasses 27 years ago, I remember eyeglass frames costing in the range of $100-$200! Again, we can provide more options because we are not locked into selling patients only eyeglass frames from manufacturers owned by the companies owning the Vision Plans.

Macular Degeneration: What is it, and When to Worry About it

Macular Degeneration what is it, and when should I start worrying about it?

What is keratoconus and how is it treated?

Different conditions can affect the eyes, with some being more common than others. An eye condition you may not have heard of before is keratoconus. This condition affects the quality of vision and requires specialist treatment. 

Dry Eye

One main factor in dry eye disease is poor tear quality, but what on earth does that mean? We all have oil glands at the base of our eyelashes, but for most of us, those glands are plugged up and not producing good oil. Many dry eye treatments aim to improve the quality of the oil these glands produce.


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When Should My Child Start Getting Pediatric Eye Exams?

All parents hope that their child lives a long, full, and happy life and is able to fulfill their potential. There are many things that parents can do to support this aim, but one of the things that often gets overlooked is the importance of eye health and visual skills.

Signs and Symptoms of Macular Degeneration

There are many different diseases that can affect our eyes and the quality of our vision. One eye condition is that is estimated to affect as many as 11 million Americans is macular degeneration. This number is rapidly growing and is expected to double to nearly 22 million by 2050.

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