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Myopia or Nearsightedness

Are you struggling with blurry distance vision, squinting to see clearly, or frequent eye strain? You might have Myopia, also known as near-sightedness. At Vivid Visions Optometry, Inc., Dr. David Antonyan, O.D. is committed in diagnosing and treating Myopia, offering comprehensive care for clearer, more comfortable vision. Experience the difference expert eye care can make!

Understanding Myopia:

Navigating Near-Sightedness at Vivid Visions Optometry

What is Myopia?

Myopia, or near-sightedness, is a common vision condition where distant objects appear blurry while close ones remain clear. This happens when the eye's shape causes light to focus in front of the retina instead of directly on it.

Causes and Risk Factors

Myopia often begins in childhood and can progress during growth years. Key factors include:

- Genetics: A higher risk if one or both parents are near-sighted.

- Environmental Factors: Prolonged close-up activities like reading, excessive screen time, and limited outdoor play.

- Age: Typically starts in school-age children and can progress into the teenage years.

Symptoms to Watch For

- Blurry vision when looking at distant objects

- Squinting or partially closing the eyelids to see clearly

- Eye strain and headaches

- Difficulty with tasks such as driving, especially at night

Diagnosing Myopia at Vivid Visions Optometry

Our comprehensive eye exams include a detailed assessment of your vision and eye health. We use the latest technology to accurately diagnose and monitor the progression of myopia.

Treatment Options

Effective management of myopia is essential for visual comfort and long-term eye health. Our treatment options include:

- Prescription Eyeglasses and Contact Lenses: To correct vision and provide clear distance sight.

- Orthokeratology (Ortho-K): Specially designed contact lenses worn overnight to temporarily reshape the cornea.

- Atropine Eye Drops: Low-dose atropine drops to slow myopia progression in children.

- Myopia Control Programs: Customized strategies, including lifestyle advice and visual hygiene tips.

- Refractive Surgery: For eligible adults, procedures like LASIK may be considered.

Prevention and Early Detection

While myopia can't always be prevented, early detection and intervention can help manage its progression. Regular eye exams, especially for children, are crucial.

Why Choose Vivid Visions Optometry?

At Vivid Visions Optometry, we are dedicated to providing personalized care and education about myopia. Led by Dr. David Antonyan, O.D., our experienced team offers the latest treatment options and guidance to ensure the best visual outcomes for our patients.

Visit us to learn more about how we can help you navigate near-sightedness and achieve optimal eye health.

If you’re in need of quality eye care, Dr. David Antonyan can help. 

Vivid Visions Optometry, Inc serves patients from Valencia and all its surrounding cities.


Schedule your Initial General Eye Exam today and see

Your Vivid Future, Right Before Your Eyes!

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