All Refractive Errors Articles
What causes double vision (diplopia) and what to do if you experience diplopia.
Dr. Gary Heiting explains how refractive errors affect your vision and discusses symptoms, detection and treatment of refraction problems.
All about visual acuity and if it's possible to have better than 20/20 vision.
Dr. Gary Heiting describes how a contrast sensitivity test can detect vision problems that might not show up on a conventional eye chart.
Dr. Gary Heiting explains combination strategies for presbyopia, such as LASIK with wavefront eyeglasses, and what to consider.
Astigmatism is a refractive error, and symptoms include blurred vision, headaches and squinting. Astigmatism can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses or surgery.
Learn about proven methods to slow the progression of myopia in nearsighted children.
Learn about presbyopia causes, symptoms and treatments, including options for contact lenses, eyeglasses or vision surgery.
Recognise the contributing factors behind myopia and what causes short-sightedness in children. Understand the causes of this common refractive error.
Do eye exercises and 'improve your eyesight' naturally programs really work? If not, is there any cure for myopia?
Degenerative myopia (also called pathological myopia) can cause blindness. Learn how to prevent it.
Myopia (nearsightedness) is a refractive error, not a disability. Here's what that means.
Myopia (nearsightedness) is a refractive error, not a disease. Here's what that means.
How many people are nearsighted...and how many will be in the future.
You might not be able to reverse nearsightedness, but you can slow down its progression to some extent. Learn more.
Learn how to identify lenses that correct myopia (nearsightedness).
Learn the difference between normal nearsightedness and potentially dangerous progressive myopia.
How to distinguish nearsightedness (myopia) from farsightedness (hyperopia).
Learn about this rare condition called anisometropia (or, more accurately, antimetropia) — and what can be done about it.
Current methods to correct myopia (nearsightedness) explained.
A brief definition of nearsighted from AllAboutVision.com.