Video: Diagnosing Myopia (Nearsightedness)
Myopia (nearsightedness) can be diagnosed with a comprehensive eye exam. Learn what children can expect when visiting the eye doctor.
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Help your child reach their full potential.
These myopia facts can help you better understand your child's nearsightedness.
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How to identify and treat vision problems that may be affecting your child's ability to read and learn.
During your child's next eye exam, ask their optometrist or ophthalmologist these questions.
More About Myopia Diagnosis
During a refraction, you’re asked which lens power is better, “one” or “two.” Your answers help determine what power is needed in your glasses prescription.
Asking your child’s eye doctor questions about symptoms, treatment and cost can make it easier to understand and properly care for their eye condition.
Astigmatism can occur alone or at the same time as myopia. Astigmatism cannot cause myopia. Both are simply a type of refractive error.
Some people are unable to read the biggest letter in a vision test. Find out what this means and how it compares to "normal" eyesight.
Cheating on an eye exam is possible, but it is not recommended. It can lead to discomfort in your vision, road dangers and even legal problems.
Eye exams can be scary for children, but if they know what to expect, they may even be excited about the experience.
Nearsightedness (myopia) and lazy eye (amblyopia) can be similar in one way, but completely different in other ways.