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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]