The government of Ontario is renewing drivers licenses without verification a person has the ability to SEE!!
Dangers of Self Diagnosis, Treatment and Dispensing
With the increase of the information available on the internet, many people have resorted to it to find answers for their ailments.
Unfortunately there are many aspects of vision and eye disturbances, conditions and diseases that actually are not necessarily related to the structures of the eyes. And those that […]
Most people have heard our optometrist discuss or compare our vision to 20/20 vision during our eye exam. But precisely what is 20/20 vision?
To put it simply, 20/20 vision is a term used to express the clarity and sharpness—or acuity—of sight at a range of 20 feet. […]
When we find ourselves sensitive to the outside sunlight, one tends to
squint, and we may reach for a pair of “sunglasses”.
It is not the darkness or the color of the sunglasses which will make
you feel more comfortable.
The reasons for our sensitivity to the light are not only the brightness,
- Uncorrected vision is a major […]
Blurred vision, as the term would suggest, typically is characterized by degrading or loss of sharp vision. But blurry vision can also be a sign of another underlying health problem. Blurry vision or double vision can affect one eye or both eyes at once and can occur at […]
Eyeglass wearers often find themselves choosing between being blinded by the bright sunlight or switching to prescription sunglasses. But they don’t necessarily need to make that choice; transition lenses solve this problem. Transition lenses, also known as photochromic lenses, are designed to adjust to changes in light to […]
Vanity Or Fear?
Practicing Optometry and I have a mission to help people preserve vision.
When I encounter daily practice I am faced with questions as: What happened?
Why can’t I see? Usually something has happened to a person’s eye health which
is a direct result of the person’s health.
I had two people in the past week admit:
- “I […]
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is when a person has good close-range vision but poor vision for distance. Myopia is one of the most common eye disorders in the world. About 30 to 40 percent of adults in Europe and North America develop myopia. That percentage is believed to be 80 percent or more in Asia.
People with […]
For those that develop Presbyopia, progressive glasses are lenses that correct your vision progressively from reading distance to long-range distances seamlessly. One of the biggest progressive glasses advantages is that the lenses provide continuous gradual change in prescription throughout the lens and doe not have visible lines that separate the segments. Cosmetically, progressive glasses appear […]
Vision is a perception. What you see, or think you see is not always what is really there.
The brain is lazy but will hide things. For instance. Everybody has a blindspot approximately 15 degrees off to the temporal side, about the size of your thumb nail at 20 inches. It exists, however the brain fills […]