Dr. Fallon Patel and Associates Blog

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Ortho-k: The Nonsurgical Alternative to Correcting Vision

Do you want to improve your vision without surgery or glasses? If so, you might be interested in ortho-k, a noninvasive and reversible treatment that reshapes your cornea while you sleep. 

Why Should I Get Specialty Contact Lenses and a Proper Fitting?

Contact lenses help with vision correction while offering comfort, aesthetics, and a natural field of view. However, not all contact lenses are the same.

Understanding Myopia Management and Ways to Slow its Progress

Myopia, otherwise known as nearsightedness, affects between 30% and 40% of people living in North America. Most often, doctors diagnose this eye condition before the age of 20. If you have myopia, you know first-hand how frustrating it is that everything at a distance appears blurry. Sometimes, objects may also look somewhat distorted.

The Importance of Routine Pediatric Eye Exams

Newborns go through different tests immediately following birth, and one is specifically for their eyes. However, once they leave the hospital, it’s the parent’s responsibility to ensure their health and safety. To help, doctors provide a schedule of when babies and toddlers need their eyes examined.

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