After 12 years in business, Total Focus Kingsway has closed. All of the files have been transferred to Total Focus Gateway, located in the south side of Edmonton. We are happy to have served patients in this location for so many years, and look forward to helping you at the Gateway location for years to […]
What To Expect At Your Child’s First Eye Exam
Routine physicals and dental appointments are considered necessary for children of all ages. However, eye exams are just as important for safeguarding your child’s health. Did you know that 5-10% of preschoolers and 25% of adolescents have vision complications? Identifying eye problems early on can help avoid damaging and costly problems in the future. It […]
Do You Suffer From Dry, Red and Itchy Eyes? With This Advice You Won’t Have To.
Are you one of those poor souls that is constantly blinking, rubbing and massaging your eyes simply to get rid of that chronic dryness? Dry eye syndrome, or DES, is a medical condition that includes frequent scratchiness, burning and dryness in the eyes that is difficult to control. Here are some tips for rehydrating your eyes and giving yourself some much deserved relief. […]
What Are Cataracts And How Do They Affect Me?
It is likely that you have heard the word cataract before in a conversation about vision or eyesight. But not all of us know exactly what a cataract is, its related symptoms or what to do when the presence of a cataract is evident. Contrary to popular belief, cataracts do not just affect us when […]
All Of Those Hours Spent Staring At Your Computer Screen May Be Doing Some Serious Harm To Your Vision
In today’s rapidly technologized world, spending eight or more hours at a desk staring at a computer screen is becoming more common. Prolonged computer use, especially in poor lighting with dim screens, can produce computer vision syndrome (CVS): a group of eye and vision-related problems that can create lasting, damaging effects What are the symptoms? […]
Is LASIK Surgery Right For Me?
A friend of mine who had been wearing glasses for years came to my house yesterday and I almost didn’t recognize her. I kept looking her up and down, studied her face, and then it hit me: she wasn’t wearing her glasses! She told me that she recently had LASIK surgery and no longer needed […]
Why You Should Choose Multifocal Contact Lenses
Are you tired of wearing traditional glasses all the time? Or are your current contact lenses simply not providing the kind of clarity you had hoped? Why not try multifocal contact lenses? This comprehensive guide will help you educate yourself on what kinds of lenses are currently available. Keep in mind that not all contact […]
Six Common Eye Problems Everyone Should Know
Do you think you have pretty good vision? Chances are, you may be overlooking spells of blurriness, tiny floaters or other eye conditions that you have simply learned to live with. Recognizing and identifying sight issues early on can increase your chances of avoiding a much worse problem in the future. Here are six common […]
Do You Finally Need Reading Glasses? Here Are Some Quick Tips For Picking Out Your First Pair
It started innocently enough. You found yourself moving the newspaper closer and farther away from your face during breakfast. Your nightly reading routine was disrupted by a constant squinting and rubbing of your eyes. Then it hit you. The day has finally come: You need reading glasses. Don’t panic. This eventual change in our eyes […]