Staying on top of your eye health is crucial to your long-term productivity and quality of life. At Legacy Optical serving Hampton Bays NY, we can help you better understand the differences between common vision issues such as myopia and glaucoma. Keep reading to learn more.

What Is Myopia?

Myopia is a common type of vision problem. Many people refer to this issue as nearsightedness. Those who suffer from myopia will be able to see objects up close normally, while objects that are far away will appear blurry. This makes it difficult to drive or see things at a distance. This type of vision problem can be diagnosed by an optometrist. Myopia control is usually possible with the use of eyeglasses or contact lenses.

What Is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is often mistaken for myopia or nearsightedness. Glaucoma is very different from myopia. A glaucoma is a group of conditions that can affect and damage the optic nerve. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss in America. This is a tricky condition because it can often progress very quickly before a patient even begins to notice any real changes in their vision. When left untreated, this condition can cause vision loss.

How Can I Protect My Vision?

The best way you can protect your vision from serious conditions such as glaucoma is to stay up to date with your eye exams. Annual eye exams will screen for this condition as well as many other conditions which can affect your eye health.

Schedule an Appointment with Our Optometrist for Myopia Control in Hampton Bays 

At Legacy Optical, we have provided Hampton Bays residents with natural and effective eye care services for many years. Call us today at (631) 728-3132 for more information or to schedule an appointment with our eye doctor.

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Monday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
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