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General Eye Care

How to Protect your Eyes From the Sun this Summer

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Brace yourselves, summer is here! We know how to take care of our skin by using sunblock. But what about our eyes? UV rays can be detrimental to your eye health. Prolonged exposure can cause blurred vision which can be associated with cataracts and macular degeneration. Whether you’re on the beach, playing golf, or just...  read more

How to Alleviate Digital Eye Strain

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Screens are a part of our lives from sunup to sundown. Although for many their social lives and livelihood depend on them, it’s extremely hard on your eyes. In fact, a study revealed that the majority of people working on computers had experienced vision issues related to prolonged staring at a screen. The most common...  read more

Ophthalmologist vs Optometrist: What Is The Difference?

Monday, January 15th, 2018

An eye doctor is an eye doctor right? Well, not really. Many patients confuse these two kinds of doctors and what they are able to do, diagnose, and treat. For certain situations you may want to see an Optometrist, but in other instances, an Ophthalmologist is best. Knowing which type of eye doctor is the...  read more

Four Ways To Protect Your Eyes During The Winter Months

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Winter conjures up picturesque images of snow falls, skiing and sipping hot chocolate by a roaring fire. It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also hard on the eyes. Your eyes can become dry and painful when it’s cold out, and an eye dryness test may be in order. But...  read more

Vision Changes To Expect As You Age

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Changes to one’s eyesight can be worrisome, but many changes are completely natural and simply the by-product of aging. However, it can be difficult to tell which changes should be investigated further and which changes are natural. Many of these changes are common as vision declines for most people in their 60s and as they...  read more

Vision Truth Or Myth: Is Squinting Bad For Your Vision?

Monday, October 9th, 2017

There are a lot of wives tales out there. You can probably think of at least three off the top your head. This is especially true when it comes to eye health. For example, it has been commonly said that squinting is bad for your vision. It has also been said that reading in the...  read more

3 Best Cosmetic Treatments For Under-Eye Wrinkles

Monday, August 21st, 2017

The eye area of the face is delicate and particularly prone to aging. This is especially true of the under-eye area, which has very thin skin. The following cosmetic treatments can help treat under-eye wrinkles. Botox Botox is a cosmetic treatment commonly used to treat what are known as “crow’s feet,” which are the fine...  read more

Lose Your Reading Glasses: 4 Benefits

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Many of us, especially as we age, know all too well that reading glasses can be a real hassle. So much so that, according to one survey, about one quarter of Canadians would willingly add an extra 30 minutes to their commute, or gain an extra five pounds, if it meant they could exchange these...  read more

What’s The Best Solution For Dry Eyes?

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Dry eyes can make you miserable; however, most people wait until it gets really unbearable before visiting their eye care professional. In fact, dry eye is one of the most under-diagnosed ocular diseases because people try to treat it on their own with over-the-counter drops that only offer temporary relief. Dry eye can cause major...  read more

Diseases That Can Be Detected During an Eye Exam

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

You’ve probably heard the saying, “The eyes are the windows to the soul.” Did you know that your eyes are also a window into your general health? More than 30 conditions can show symptoms in the eyes! This is one of the reasons it is so important to schedule regular eye exams. An eye exam...  read more