Despite being so small, our eyes are powerful machines. If your vision is blurry or fuzzy and you or your child come in for an eye exam, there’s a good chance you’ll discover you have a refractive error. A refractive error is a broad category of conditions in which the eye cannot clearly focus light, […]
Why Am I Waking Up With Dry Eyes?
Many Canadians struggle with dry eyes, and when you live in a dry climate, dry eyes can feel inescapable. Starting your day with dry eyes can set the wrong tone, especially when your symptoms make it difficult to put in your contact lenses, do your makeup, or comfortably work with screens throughout the day. You […]
When Should Children Have Their First Eye Exam
Learning at school is heavily done through visual tools. Because of this, vision problems can play a significant role in learning problems. It’s important to book your child’s eye exam to detect early vision issues, such as myopia. Most vision problems do not have easily recognizable symptoms, and the signs presented can be confused with […]
3 Treatments to Reduce Myopia Progression
Vision care starts at a young age, and managing eye conditions that typically develop from childhood, such as myopia, is essential. Consistent eye exams can help your optometrist stay familiar with your children’s ever-changing vision. Let’s explore myopia, some symptoms, and 3 treatments to help reduce myopia progression. What Is Myopia? Myopia, also known as […]
Who Should You See For Emergency Eye Care?
Eye care emergencies can be a challenging experience. When you experience an eye emergency, the last thing you want to do is hesitate—you must take action quickly and visit your optometrist. Knowing what eye care emergencies entail and knowing some of the most common problems can help you be prepared. Emergency eye care visits are […]
How Often Should You Get an Eye Exam?
Eye exams should be seen as essential, not optional. The health of your eyes offers more than just the ability to see clearly. An in-depth eye exam for both children and adults alike can monitor potential eye diseases and health conditions that may go unnoticed otherwise. Regular eye exams can detect and treat issues early […]
Treating Eye Allergies
If you suffer from eye allergies you know there is nothing worse than not being able to find relief. Between the itchy eyes and swollen eyelids, you need help. Not to worry. Below, you will find our complete list of treatment options for eye allergies. If you suspect you have eye allergies, keep reading- this […]