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Tuesday Q and A: Convergence insufficiency not diagnosed until children read more

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My son, 9, liked reading when he was younger. But over the last year, he’s started to struggle with it, and he was recently diagnosed with convergence insufficiency. What is the best treatment for this? Are there some cases that are not treatable? I am concerned that [...]

Created by lizatorborg

TUESDAY Q & A: Comprehensive eye exam can help detect glaucoma in early stages

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 53 and have never had trouble with my eyesight, but my mother has glaucoma, which I know increases my risk of getting it. Is there anything I can do to prevent glaucoma? How often should I have an eye exam? ANSWER: You are correct that a family [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) If you're like most people with seasonal affective disorder, your symptoms start in the fall and may continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody. Light therapy Light therapy is a way to treat seasonal affective disorder [...]

Created by Dana Sparks