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Most school learning happens visually, so if a child’s visual skills are poor, it can affect their academic achievements. Unfortunately, most kids do not know what perfect vision is and may not realize they have visual problems.
Perhaps you’ve worn glasses for years but want to switch to contact lenses. Maybe you need vision correction and prefer to start with contacts as opposed to glasses. Either way, you’ll feel more confident knowing what to expect during the exam and fitting process. As you’ll discover, it’s not as complicated as you might think.
Do you find it challenging to focus on faraway objects? If so, you might have myopia, also known as nearsightedness. It is a prevalent refractive error—affecting over 40 percent of Americans aged 12 to 54—and its occurrence is increasing at an alarming rate.