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What Is A Refractive Error?

What Is A Refractive Error?

One of the common eye problems that most adults experience is refractive error. This eye problem affects children sometimes too. What is refractive error? It happens when the light that enters your eyes does not bend correctly. This results to a blurred vision of the image.

Refractive error is a treatable condition. An eye optometrist will be able to help correct this eye problem through eyeglasses, contact lenses, and sometimes, in rare cases, surgery. Ottawa eye optometrist, Dr. Zahiri, discusses refractive error in this infographic.


Symptoms, causes, and treatment of Refractive Error