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Polarized Sunglasses — What Are Polarized Sunglasses?

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 […]

By |December 7th, 2019|Eye care, Glasses|0 Comments

Enchroma Glasses: How Do Enchroma Glasses Work For Color Blindness?

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 […]

By |October 14th, 2019|Eye care|0 Comments

Why Do Your Eyes Hurt? Common Causes of Eye Pain

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 […]

By |August 26th, 2019|Eye care|0 Comments

Stress and Dry Eyes

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 […]

By |July 12th, 2019|Eye care|0 Comments

How To Adjust Glasses: Tips For Adjusting Glasses At Home

For most eyeglass wearers, leaving the eye doctor with a new pair of frames is a great experience. The chances are that new pair of glasses matches your style and fits perfectly, giving you a new sense of confidence about how you look.

However, the truth is that after just a few months, the fit of […]

By |June 13th, 2019|Glasses|0 Comments

What Does an Eye Exam Cost?

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 […]

By |May 6th, 2019|Eye care|0 Comments

How to Clean Your Glasses: Why Is It Important to Clean Your Glasses?

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 […]

By |April 17th, 2019|Eye care|0 Comments

OHIP and Eye Exams: Does Your OHIP Plan Cover Eye Exams?

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 […]

By |March 23rd, 2019|Eye care|0 Comments

Remember to Car for Your Health

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 […]

By |March 21st, 2019|Eye care|0 Comments

Low Bridge Glasses – Should You Consider Low Bridge Glasses?

What Are Low Bridge Glasses?

If you’ve ever owned a pair of prescription glasses, chances are you have experienced the awkward feeling of your frames slipping down the bridge of your nose.

For some, this can be an occasional problem that only rears its head during physical activities. But depending on your facial features, this can be […]

By |February 16th, 2019|Eye care|0 Comments