• What is it? The Canadian Association of Optometrists defines Amblyopia as “weak vision or vision loss in one eye as a result of an uncorrected prescription during the early stages of development”.  It is also commonly referred to as a “lazy eye”. It is caused when the brain doesn’t receive the right signals from the […]

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  • A Quick Guide to Pink Eye

    Conjunctivitis, or more commonly known as Pinkeye, is a highly contagious infection of the eye. It is known as Pinkeye because the white of the eye tends to take on a pink or red color when it is infected. The infection is most commonly caused by a virus, bacteria, or allergens but can also be […]

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  • How Can Diabetes Affect My Vision?

    Diabetes has a major short-term and long-term impacts on your vision. In fact, the high levels of blood sugar in the body can cause permanent distortion of the eyes. Studies have proven that the major cause of blindness is diabetes. It can cause vision conditions like glaucoma, blurred vision, cataract, and diabetic retinopathy. So, it […]

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  • Tips To Eye Protection Playing Sports

    In many sports, people don’t take the proper precaution of wearing protective eye gear. Eye care when playing sports is just as important as helmets, knee and elbow pads, and braces. When playing physical sports, it is still possible to have eye injuries such as a scratched cornea and a fractured eye socket. While broken […]

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  • Common Lens Styles

    It may seem as though there is just one style of eyeglass lens, but this simply isn’t true. There is a whole host of different lens types, and these correspond with your preferences of style, and the need that you have as a person with visual impairment. It is important to be informed on the […]

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  • Cataracts Symptoms and Treatments

    Are you experiencing a little trouble with your vision? Are things generally blurrier, like someone has adjusted the focus on a camera lens, except that lens is your eyesight? Cataracts is a condition that makes one’s vision blurrier over time. It can be frightening to experience symptoms of cataracts, and you’ll likely want to be […]

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