Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a serious condition that can cause irreversible vision loss without effective treatment. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about AMD that may cause patients to ignore their symptoms or receive the wrong diagnosis.
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a refractive error that causes difficult viewing distant-range objects, while nearby objects remain clear. The condition typically emerges in childhood. Since vision is a huge part of learning and social development, it’s important that childhood myopia is diagnosed promptly and treated effectively.