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By |November 8th, 2018|Eye care|0 Comments

First eye examination

When Should you have your first eye examination?

It is recommended that children have their first eye health assessment at the age of 6 months, and yearly throughout life. Children are easily examined for health and focusing, and perceptual difficulties. The assessment of the health of your eyes, and the function of the various physical properties […]

By |November 8th, 2018|Eye care|0 Comments

LASIK Eye Surgery: What You Should Know If You Are Considering It

LASIK is the most popular and well-known type of laser refractive surgery. LASIK surgery involves using a type of cutting laser to reshape the dome-shaped tissue at the front of the eye, known as the cornea, to improve vision.

For those with nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, the surface of their eyes does not bend or focus […]

By |November 3rd, 2018|Eye care|0 Comments

Color Blindness: How To Test Color Blindness? Can It Be Corrected?

Color blindness is a condition that can limit a person’s ability to see certain colors, color ranges or the brightness of colors. If you believe you may be colorblind, colorblind tests can help you determine what limitations you may have in perceiving color range.

Before seeing an optometrist, online colorblind tests that can help you determine […]

By |October 13th, 2018|Eye care|0 Comments

Impact

Impact from a ball or other device may cause blindness.

I had a patient come in today suffering from eye pain subsequent to being hit by a volley ball approximately 12 hours ago.

Fortunately there was no current damage to the eye.  However such impact even small today may cause issues anytime later in life.  Never assume […]

By |September 20th, 2018|Eye care|0 Comments

Did you KNOW?

The government of Ontario is renewing drivers licenses without verification a person has the ability to SEE!!

By |September 18th, 2018|Eye care|0 Comments

Canadian Milton Champion Newspaper Professionals Speak Column

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 […]

By |September 11th, 2018|Eye care|0 Comments

What is 20/20 Vision?

20/20 vision

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. […]

By |August 18th, 2018|Eye care|0 Comments

Sunglasses are not all the same

 

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,

but also:

  1. Uncorrected vision is a major […]
By |August 7th, 2018|Eye care|0 Comments

Blurred Vision Causes & Treatments

Blurred Vision

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 […]

By |July 28th, 2018|Eye care|0 Comments