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How to prevent eye injuries

Did you know that the majority of eye injuries occur as a result of accidents at home? As it’s Eye Injury Prevention Month, our team has put together a guide to help you be proactive about looking after your eyes, and what eye protection is most suitable for you. How can you prevent eye injuries?…

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Beating Digital Eye Strain with our Relax Lens Special!

The human eye is not meant to stare at screens all day. In fact, the strain of looking at a screen for long periods of time can cause digital eye strain. This condition can lead to headaches, blurry vision, and even dry eyes. But what exactly about screens causes digital eye strain? Let’s take a…

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Exploring children’s vision problems

When children experience vision problems, they can sometimes be misconstrued as behavioral issues or learning difficulties. Amblyopia and strabismus are two of the most common children’s vision problems, but what exactly are they? What is amblyopia? Amblyopia, commonly referred to as a ‘lazy eye’ is when a child experiences reduced vision in one eye because…

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The importance of good contact lens hygiene

It’s estimated that over 3.5 million people in Canada wear contact lenses. While contact lenses are a safe and effective way to correct vision, there are some risks associated with their use. One of the most common problems faced by contact lens wearers is eye infections, which can be caused by poor hygiene practices. That’s…

How Can Transitions Glasses transform your summer

How Can Transitions Glasses transform your summer?

Transition lenses in Canada have built a reputation of providing stylish protection from the sun in both dark and clear environments. This means you can easily move from outdoors to indoors without having to change your glasses to sunglasses. They also reduce the adjustment period for the eyes that often accompanies changing lighting settings. How…

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Our ‘Fun In The Sun’ offer is here!

Summer is well on its way and that means it’s time for ‘Fun In The Sun’! We currently have an exciting offer available for you, where you can book a new contact lens fitting or refit into a different contact lens brand and get a $50 coupon towards your next pair of glasses or sunglasses!…

Glaucoma: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Glaucoma is one of the most common eye diseases in Canada. According to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, more than 250,000 Canadians suffer from glaucoma. If caught early, patients can lessen their risk of developing blindness as the disease progresses. In fact, with support from your optometrist, the symptoms of glaucoma can be…

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What are optometrists and what can I expect in my eye exam?

Having a regular eye exam is one of the best ways to prevent vision loss. Your optometrist is trained to not only check to see if you need glasses, but to identify eye health issues, such as sight-threatening eye diseases like glaucoma or macular degeneration. Let’s look at what you can expect when you have…

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Further update on Ontario eyecare crisis

We would like to start off by thanking our valued patients for their support during the recent job action by Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO). After more than 12 weeks, we are pleased to be resuming OHIP eye examinations for children and the elderly. From September until late November, Ontario Optometrists could not examine OHIP…

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Everything you need to know about Dr’s Choice glasses lenses

When it comes to choosing the right glasses lenses for patients, we believe in providing the latest in lens technology and innovation. Dr’s Choice lenses offer just that, and their recent win at the Quinte Business Achievement Awards Gala for the category Business Excellence, is further testament to why they are our preferred lens supplier…

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