Publications

The most recent study on the development of near sightedness from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and the CNIB

CNIB found that near-sightedness, or myopia, increases from 6 per cent to 28.9 per cent over the age range studied. Children from the Waterloo Region and Waterloo Catholic District School Boards participated in the landmark study and overall, 17.5 per cent of them are near-sighted.

Historically, myopia started at age 12 or 13, but now it is […]

By |December 8th, 2016|Eye care|0 Comments

Computer Vision Syndrome

Tired blurry vision

Headaches

Sore Neck

Sore Back

Dry Eyes

These are but some of the Symptoms associated with use of electronic devices

However, electronic devices include cell phones.

The very fact of looking down and constantly checking texts, I am finding an additional issue.  The inability of the eyes to look UP !!   The eye muscles along with the inner […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Eye care|0 Comments

Published article in Family Matters Winter edition

I have a featured article concerning vision and driving in the winter edition of Family Matters Milton

Click here

https://issuu.com/susanamedeiros5/docs/fm_winter_2017_online__1_

By |December 6th, 2016|Eye care|0 Comments

Computer Eye Strain: Exercises to Combat Computer Eye Strain

Simple Exercises to Combat Computer Eye Strain

Discover How You Can Combat Computer Eye Strain with Exercises

Many people know that if you don’t exercise you will not be physically fit and live a healthy long life.

But what about your eyes?

Doing exercises above the neck is just as important to healthy living and properity.

Many sport activities require […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Eye care|0 Comments

Should you be behind the wheel? Your family needs you to be sure!

Should you be behind the wheel? Your family needs you to be sure!

Our vision is extremely important when driving, reading etc.  With only 42 % of adults ever have an eye examination prior to age 40, most are not aware that they should not even be behind the wheel. Many patients assume they can see […]

By |November 29th, 2016|Eye care|0 Comments

Driving Eyesight Requirements & Tests: Millions Drive with Bad Vision

Discover the Dangers of Driving with Bad Eyesight

Ministry of transport provides a drivers license with the understanding you can drive.

So who decides what you do or dont see.  YOU??

Many people are under the impression they are ok and remark  “SEE JUST FINE!!”

Yet they don’t.
They have not as yet had any assessment of their eyesight since […]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Eye care|0 Comments

Light and the Sun

The light of the sun is crucial to your life.

It regulates your hormones, biorhythym and biological clock.

It also regulates your emotions.  It is necessary for the managing the development of bacteria and parasites that we are host to.

A reduction in daily light causes the body to react to your environment differently.

It also can cause harmful […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Eye care|0 Comments

ARRIVE ALIVE

Eyesight is required for your operation of your vehicle

Even though your drivers license is renewed every five years, there are no specific reports provided prior to you achieving the renewal.  There is a checkmark on the form to be acknowledged on an honor system.

However, experience has shown that the person assumes their vision is ok […]

By |November 1st, 2016|Eye care|0 Comments

What it is like to get the Government to SEE what they are doing. Providing driving licenses without a requirement of proof.

Hello

I am again enquiring the status of a reply of a letter sent to the MOH and MTO concerning the examination of drivers eye sight for the qualification for a license to drive.

 

The initial letter was sent Nov 2015, and replied form the MTO in April 2016.

 

To this date I have only had responses from […]

By |October 28th, 2016|Eye care|0 Comments

What it is like to get changes to the government. Your license to drive required an eye screening at the issuance of the first license. And every 5 years a new license is issued yet many people (66%) have never had an eye examination prior to the AGE OF 45 !!

Hello

I am again enquiring the status of a reply of a letter sent to the MOH and MTO concerning the examination of drivers eye sight for the qualification for a license to drive.

 

The initial letter was sent Nov 2015, and replied form the MTO in April 2016.

 

To this date I have only had responses from […]

By |October 28th, 2016|Eye care|0 Comments