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Glasses or contacts? How to choose which is best for you?

Glasses or contacts? How to choose which is best for you?

If you have to correct your vision, you can discuss with your optometrist your choices when it comes to wearing either glasses or contact lenses, or both. With advancements in technology, contact lenses are available for a range of eye problems including astigmatism,...

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What is an Eye Floater and can I get rid of them?

What is an Eye Floater and can I get rid of them?

Visually, the colored spots and squiggles you see in the corner of your eye are called floaters. They run in front of your vision when you least expect it and then retreat whenever you try to get a good look at them. In actuality, floaters are small bits of debris...

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What are the most common eye injuries?

What are the most common eye injuries?

Some eye injuries begin as minor and can end up becoming severe if not handled properly. It’s important to be able to spot eye injuries quickly so that you can take care of the issue before it gets to that point. It’s also important to know what the most common eye...

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Tips for Eye Care in Cold Winter Months

Tips for Eye Care in Cold Winter Months

It’s that time of year again.  Break out the skates, sleds, and snowboards because it’s not long before we’re living in a winter wonderland.  Winter can be a great time of year to get outside and enjoy the snow, but the sun is still out and the dry air can wreak havoc...

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What You Need to Know About Amblyopia

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...

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