What every parent needs to know about myopia

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(BPT) – Did you know school vision exams can miss up to 75% of children’s vision problems such as myopia, or nearsightedness? Even vision tests given by your child’s pediatrician are not as comprehensive as an exam by an eye doctor, and can miss crucial early signs of eye disease. Myopia, a condition where someone…

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Your eyes are a window to your health: Why you need regular exams

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(BPT) – Like many Americans, you may be putting off regular health appointments like eye exams because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, your optometrist may have been closed for some time, depending on where you live. It may seem less urgent to have an eye exam if you’re not experiencing vision problems, but more…

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Should you be evaluated for ADHD? It’s not just a kid thing

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(BPT) – If you are among the millions of adults in the U.S. who do not know they have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the past several months of social distancing have been a particularly steep battle. Our country was instructed to “sit still,” a command that children with ADHD hear every day in the classroom and…

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