Category Archives: Diseases & Disorders

How to protect your eyes in the Summer….and all year long

It’s important to protect your eyes as you would your skin. If you have not had an opportunity to watch Dear 16 year old Me which was produced by The David Cornfield Melanoma Fund I would strongly suggest that you … Continue reading

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When to See the Eye Doctor Immediately

With eyes and eyesight, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Some aspects of eye care, like a routine exam, require regular annual visits to the eye doctor. But not everyone has the same needs, so it’s important to follow … Continue reading

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Laser Vision Correction in Vaughan

Many Canadians have been opting for laser vision correction to eliminate a dependence on their eyeglasses or contact lenses. And like the majority of medical procedures, laser vision correction will provide benefits, while posing some risks. Mostly, it’s a procedure to correct “refractive” vision … Continue reading

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Suffering from Digital Eye Strain?

Have you been staring non-stop at your screen? Are you working long hours on your computer or frequently reading books on your tablet? Or, have you been playing video games frequently? Many parts of our day revolve around technology, and … Continue reading

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How to Ease Dry Eye Symptoms

After sitting at work and staring at our computer screens for long hours, our eyes will send out warning signals. We typically push through the signals that our eyes need a break. If you feel pain, itchiness, redness, or blurry … Continue reading

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Halloween Contact Lenses

Fall is in the air. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp and the Halloween Stores are buzzing with excitement. Dressing up for halloween is fun for kids and adults alike. Getting dressed up and being as spooky or … Continue reading

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Are you at risk for Glaucoma?

After cataracts, glaucoma is the second-leading cause of blindness in adults. The term glaucoma refers to a group of related disorders that affect the eye’s optic nerve over time, causing blindness. Glaucoma is caused by high pressure inside the eye, … Continue reading

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Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Cataracts

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, which speaks volumes about the sensory service provided by the wonders that are our eyes. When our vision is affected by ailments such as cataracts, so is our entire way … Continue reading

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At the PAN AM Games

I was asked to Volunteer at the Polyclinic at Pan Am Games within the Athletes Village. I was thrilled to participate to see the games from a different perspective. I had an incredible opportunity to interact with athletes from around … Continue reading

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Eye Health – The Importance of Eye Care

Eye health and eye care should not be underestimated! For some reason, we don’t give the same focus and attention to eye care as we do to the rest of our body. The truth is, eyes and eyesight are an … Continue reading

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