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Understanding Myopia
and Its Causes

What is Myopia?

Myopia is a refractive error that causes distant objects to appear blurry while nearby objects remain clear. This happens when the eye grows too long, or the cornea is too curved, causing light to focus in front of the retina.

Myopia is a common condition affecting children and adults and can lead to difficulties with daily activities such as driving and reading.

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Several factors can contribute to the development of myopia. Studies show that children with myopic parents are more likely to develop myopia themselves, and environmental factors such as spending excessive time on close work, such as reading or using electronic devices, can increase the risk of developing myopia.

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Myopia Treatment in Brampton

At Dr. J. Deol & Associates Family Eye Care, we offer a variety of myopia treatment options to help manage and control the progression of myopia. Our optometrists are experienced in providing personalized treatment plans for patients of all ages.

If you are experiencing symptoms of myopia or would like to learn more about myopia treatment options, please don't hesitate to schedule an appointment with one of our optometrists.