Entries by Kristopher A. May, OD, FAAO

Difference Between Bifocals and Trifocals  

As people age, their eyewear needs often become more complex. Older people in particular are more likely to need varying prescriptions for near vision, driving, computer work and distance vision. These changes in prescriptions are usually considered to be a natural part of aging, but they can also be brought on by developing eye diseases.  […]

What is Retinal Detachment?

Retinal detachment is an eye emergency that requires immediate care from an eye doctor in Coldwater, MS. When retinal detachment occurs, there is a risk of permanent loss of eyesight. There are telltale symptoms of retinal detachment that shouldn’t be ignored. What is a Retina? The retina is at the back of the eye. It’s […]

Causes of Myopia in Children

Myopia, also called nearsightedness, is a common eye disorder in children. In fact, researchers estimate that 25% of school-age children have some degree of myopia. Pediatric myopia control in Coldwater, MS is available. Here are some common reasons why myopia often occurs with children. “Near” Activities As children have started to do more “near” activities in recent […]