There may be a few answers to the question, “what are night driving glasses?” Many of us may think of non-prescription eyeglasses that are typically used in sports such as hunting, which feature bright-yellow tinted lenses. Outdoors enthusiasts may wear this type of eyewear to help increase […]
What Is a Chalazion?
A chalazion is typically a small, painless lump or swelling that occurs on the eyelid, which is caused by inflammation or a blockage in the glands of your eyelid that produce oil. The lump or swelling can develop on a person’s upper or lower eyelid and may disappear without treatment. A chalazion, […]
The sun has many benefits for those who enjoy the outdoors, but glare isn’t one of them. Polarized sunglasses are an excellent solution for protecting your eyes from blinding glare that can impact your vision when the sun is brightest.
Polarized sunglasses are specialized eyewear that can protect your eyes by filtering out intense […]
EnChroma is a technology company based in California that has designed one of the most popular glasses for those with color blindness, offering the potential to help wearers detect differences between colors they may not have otherwise.
Color blindness is particularly common in males, with one in 10 males having a color deficiency according to the […]
Everyone has had sore eyes at some point. Eye pain can be quite temporary and improve with a bit of rest, such as in cases of light eye strain from desk work. Of course, eye pain can signify a deeper, more severe issue.
If you have been struggling with excessive eye pain—or the pain that has […]
Can Stress Cause Dry Eyes?
The short answer is stress and dry eyes do have an interesting relationship with one another.
The human nervous system stimulates glands to produce a tear film, much like the response of crying.
Post Traumatic Disorder has been implicated as one cause of Dry Eye.
There are also responses of JOY which produce “Happy […]
What Does an Eye Exam Cost?
Thorough Eye Exams are more than the determination of a prescription for eye glasses.
A thorough and comprehensive eye exam can begin at $ 145 depending on the determination of extent of coverage.
Ocular Health assessments should include, Refractive (eyeglass Rx) Visual sensory assessments, Binocular vision and focusing assessments, as well as […]
Any eyeglass wearer knows how vital their eyewear is to be able to see clearly. But if you don’t know how to clean your glasses properly, the benefit that your eyewear provides can be diminished.
Over time, it is inevitable that smudges, dirt or dust will accumulate on your lenses and make it more difficult to […]
If you live in Ontario, chances are you or someone you know has an Ontario Health Card and is enrolled in the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) — Ontario’s government-run health plan that covers most basic and emergency health care services.
OHIP covers eye exams for specific age brackets. But what other optometrist services are […]
VISION IS A PRIZED SENSE, AND WE DEPEND ON IT TO LIVE A LIFE OF INDEPENDENCE.
YET THERE ARE VERY FEW TIMES PAIN IS DEVELOPED THAT WILL GIVE ANY INDICATION OF A DISEASE PROCESS WHICH COULD AFFECT YOUR FREEDOM AND INDEPENDENCE
We wake each morning with the senses becoming alert. Eye sight gives us the conscuious experience […]