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Myopia Meaning

Myopia Meaning

Having trouble seeing far away objects like the classroom board, the road signs up ahead or even the movie theatre screen? It might be Myopia (also known as nearsightedness). In this blog post, we explore what myopia is, the possible causes, symptoms and effective treatments that Look Optometry offers.
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Hyperopia

Hyperopia

Are you having trouble seeing nearby objects? It could be hyperopia. In this blog, we explore this common condition. We look at early symptoms of hyperopia, how to prevent it and treatments for hyperopia! Look Optometry is here to help you and your whole family with all your eye care questions, needs and concerns.
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Presbyopia

Presbyopia

Ever heard of Presbyopia? It’s when your eyes gradually lose the ability to see things up-close. In this blog post, we’ll look at early symptoms, how to prevent Presbyopia, and the treatments available for you. Look Optometry in Surrey is your go-to clinic for all your eye care needs!
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Astigmatism Symptoms

Astigmatism Symptoms

In this blog post, we explore astigmatism symptoms and what that can mean for your eye health. We also go over a few astigmatism treatments. Look Optometry is here for all your eye care needs. Book an appointment with us now.
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Types of Contact Lenses

Types of Contact Lenses

Used by millions of people around the world as a counterpart or substitute to eyeglasses, contact lenses are thin, curved, clear devices that you place on the surface of your eyes to improve or correct your vision. Contact lenses float on a film of tears covering your cornea to correct vision impairments that are a result of refractive errors. A refractive error is the most common type of vision problem and refers to the improper refraction or bending of light entering the eye, causing blurred vision or difficulty focusing.  There are 4 common types of refractive errors:  Nearsightedness (Myopia) -...

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How to Prevent Glaucoma From Worsening

How to Prevent Glaucoma From Worsening

Before we discuss how to prevent glaucoma from worsening, let’s explore what this condition actually is. Glaucoma is a disease that causes damage to the optic nerve of your eyes. This damage is usually a result of an increase in eye pressure primarily due to a build-up of fluid in the eyes. The optic nerve provides visual information from your eyes to your brain so any sort of damage can be quite dangerous, leading to irreversible vision loss and/or ultimately blindness if untreated. Glaucoma can affect people of any age, but is more prevalent in older adults and is one...

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