The eyes are highly delicate organs, so it’s important to seek a professional optometrist for eye care. A qualified and reputable optometrist carefully examines, treats, monitors, and manages your vision and keeps your ocular health in check. When you try finding a professional for your eye care, it’s likely that the number of options will […]
Common Eye Problems During Winter and How to Prevent Them
Winters can be harsh, particularly on the eyes. Although the holiday season brings plenty of fun activities, the cold weather can lead to certain health concerns. Colder months are peak times when you develop health issues like a cold, cough, and runny nose. Low humidity levels in the air and long nights during the winter […]
Should I Buy Glasses from My Optometrist?
The convenience of online shopping has eliminated the need for people to go into stores to buy anything from groceries to eyewear. We understand the allure of buying glasses online, but there are a few things you should consider before clicking that “Proceed to Checkout” button. As eye care professionals, it’s our responsibility to ensure […]
The Effects Of The Sun On The Eyes
Although there’s plenty of awareness surrounding the effects of ultraviolet radiation on your skin, there’s not as much awareness about its effects on the eyes. Without protection, the sun can end up harming our eyes just as much. Regardless of the time of year, short-term exposure to very strong sunshine can cause sunburn to our […]
Tips to Prevent Vision Loss
Your eye health is crucial to your overall well-being. You can do several things to maintain them and ensure that your vision is at its best. To ensure better vision well into your golden years, adhere to these straightforward recommendations. Here are some key tips to prevent vision loss that you can follow. Sure, it […]
Contact Lenses for Dry Eyes
One of the most common complaints that eye doctors hear from patients is that their contact lenses make their eyes dry. If you have dry eyes, you may have noticed that contact lenses can aggravate your symptoms. While both contact lens wearers and non-wearers experience dry eye syndrome (DES), the symptoms can be more severe […]
Should I Get Lasik Done for Vision Correction?
If you have good eyesight and don’t need glasses or contact lenses, you may not need Lasik surgery. Lasik surgery might correct the lenses in your eye and improve eyesight, but it is not for everybody. But if you are tired of wearing your contact lenses or glasses all day, and if you’re concerned about […]
Are Colored Lenses Safe for Your Eyes?
Wearing FDA-approved colored lenses fitted and prescribed by your optometrist shouldn’t pose a problem. Colored lenses are safe as regular contact lenses if you follow basic hygiene principles while putting them in, removing, replacing, and storing your lenses. Colored lenses are a fun way to change up your looks. However, they are only safe when […]
Are there any possible side effects of Lasik
Myopia Control Lenses: Glasses vs Contacts
Myopia affects roughly one-third of Canadian children, and its prevalence is increasing globally. More than half of the world’s population will be myopic by 2050. Unfortunately, childhood myopia often worsens as children grow older. […]