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What is Astigmatism?

If you have visited the eye doctor recently, you may have heard the word “astigmatism” used to describe your condition. Alternatively, you may have come across this term in other environments, such as a conversation with friends or even online. Below is some basic information about astigmatism, how it affects…
What are Cataracts

What Are Cataracts

Many Canadians, especially as we age, will suffer from poor vision caused by cataracts. But did you know Cataracts are easily diagnosed and treatable? In addition, when severe enough, the MSP will pay for surgery that will, in almost all cases, restore vision.  But, what are cataracts and how are…
Computer Vision Syndrome

What is Computer Vision Syndrome?

In today’s day and age, we have a digital screen right in our pocket day in and day out. With the increase in technology use, millions of jobs worldwide require an employee to utilize a digital screen at some point throughout the workday, increasing the chance of developing computer vision…
What is Glaucoma?

What is Glaucoma? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

More than 80 million people in the world have glaucoma and the number is rising. Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. There is no cure for the condition, but early diagnosis and treatment can almost always control it and prevent further vision loss. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is…
What is Macular Degeneration?

What is Macular Degeneration?

Currently, millions of people around the world go blind every year due to age-related macular degeneration; in fact, it is known as a leading cause of blindness. The volume of cases of blindness caused by macular degeneration is only expected to continue to increase over the next few decades, signaling…
7 Warning Signs You Need to Get Glasses

7 Warning Signs You Need to Get Glasses

If you need glasses, your symptoms may extend beyond just not being able to see as well as you used to. Even more complicated is the fact that the need for glasses does not always come on very rapidly; it can occur gradually enough that you hardly notice your own…
Myopia Treatment

What is Myopia?

What is myopia? Myopia is what we commonly call near sightedness. It means we require glasses in the distance. This commonly occurs at around 10 years old and becomes progressively worse.  <insert pic of blur in distance> In recent years much research has been conducted on how to slow down…
Dry Eye Therapy

What can I Do for my Dry Eyes?

What can I Do for my Dry Eyes? Do you have irritated eyes? They feel tired all the time even though you’re not tired? Does it feel like there’s sand or grit in your eyes and you cant seem to get it out? In practice as optometrists we hear these…