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To Control and reduce high-risk of adolescent myopia

Adolescent myopia is on the rise in Canada and practically every other nation. Myopia is something we're all too familiar with.  Most people believe that all you need is a pair of   scripted glasses. Myopia prescriptions are very readily and frequently increased, particularly during the development of teens. If it is not controlled, high myopia could result. High myopia can have an impact on your daily life as well as cause eye floaters, retinal detachment, macular degeneration, and might induce glaucoma. The likelihood of complications increases with increasing of glasses prescription; if severe, they may result in blindness.

Control to use your eyes from close range.

Academic pressure is present for children. When it comes to free time, youngsters utilise their eyes at close range just as much time as adults. Many kids play on computers, watch television, read books, etc. The degree of myopia can be impacted by how often we use our eyes, and when our eyes are overworked, the prescription will become more severe. A 10-minute break is advised by experts for every half-hour. To help our eye muscles relax during the 10-minute break, we advise walking outside or looking out of the window enjoy the natural view of the world.

Question & Answers

Learn about the frequently asked questions regarding eye exams - 

Why and When Should You Get an Eye Exam Done?

Several eye diseases, such as glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration, are hard to detect without an eye checkup. Our clinic is fully-equipped with cutting-edge imaging and testing technology to examine the insides of your eyes and check for any possible issues. Meticulous screening and early intervention can protect your vision for long.

Typically, older people would need more frequent eye exams. Our recommendation is to get your eye tested at least once a year to make it possible for us to check your ocular health.

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What To Anticipate During An Eye Exam?

If you have never got your eye tested, you might be anxious before visiting an eye examination centre. To calm your nerves, we have listed a few things you can expect during your eye exam:

Questions about Your Medical and Family History

The optometrist will ask questions about your family and medical history before evaluating your vision. The family and medical history help us determine the risk of conditions such as cataracts and glaucoma.

Eye Test

This is the most important phase of an eye exam, where we use various methods such as visual field testing and refractor to test your vision and assess your visual needs.

Diagnosis & Imaging

This is the stage where we’ll check the symptoms of any eye disease. Some of this testing is a part of every eye exam. Some additional imaging might be added to have a good look at your anatomical structures.


It’s important to get your eye health assessed every year to ensure you prevent any vision issues from occurring at the earliest.

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