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How Medical House Calls for Eye Care Improve Access to Care for Underserved Populations

Studies suggest that access to eye care is still low in the country. It is a big problem, considering blindness and vision loss are a common disability. Eye health practitioners and community health centers in different places help to provide vision screenings and eye health education for those who cannot access care. Still, visual problems continue to plague many individuals across the country. 

Do Adults Get Myopia or Only Children?

Myopia typically begins in childhood and progresses throughout the teenage years. However, recent studies suggest that adults, too, can develop myopia. So, let's delve deeper into this eye condition and understand who can get myopia.

What Is Medical Eye Care?

The American Academy of Ophthalmology defines medical eye care as a means to deliver health care for the eyes. This could mean performing treatments, procedures, and therapies on eye structures. Applying medications is part of this type of care. Knowing more about medical eye care can help you prepare for your next appointment. Here are the details.

Is Myopia Curable?

The American Academy of Ophthalmology defines myopia as a refractive issue in adults and children, though most commonly in children. This eye condition happens when the eye lens focuses the light in front of—not on—the retina, resulting in blurry distance images.

How Does a House Call Eye Exam Differ From an In-office Eye Exam?

Healthcare changes as most of the world does. One healthcare area seeing a substantial transformation is eye care. For example, some eye doctors don’t require you to visit their office for an eye exam. You can now have them come right to your home if you qualify and arrange for it. However, you may be wondering how this eye exam differs from a regular in-office examination. Read on to find out.

Signs Your Child Has Myopia

As you know, monitoring your children's health is paramount. Yet, it is not always easy to identify potential problems with their eyesight, such as myopia. Kids are prone to this prevalent refractive error. If you can recognize the symptoms and indicators of myopia, it will be easier to take the necessary steps to guarantee your children's vision remains in excellent condition.

Where was Dr. Presutto?

Doctor Presutto has been missing from the office for almost three weeks! He had the opportunity to join Operation Coal Country 2019.  Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) provides a vital training opportunity while providing no-cost medical, dental, and vision care for the community served...