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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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How Technology is Hurting Your Eyes and What You Can Do About It

On average, American adults stare at digital screens for 444 minutes or 7.4 hours per day. This number could be broken down into 147 minutes of watching TV, 103 minutes in front of a computer, 43 minutes playing with tablet, … 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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The Shelf Life of Contact Lenses

The idea of contact lenses has been around since Leonardo Da Vinci proposed a similar idea in the early 16th century. The first device that we would consider a contact lens by today’s standards was a small ocular lens created … Continue reading

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Why Your Children Need a Comprehensive Eye Examination

We rely on our vision for almost everything in our daily lives, and proper eye care is crucial for overall health, especially when it comes to children. An eye examination for your children can disclose much more to their optometrist … Continue reading

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How often should eye exams be performed?

The traditional eye exams that so many of us got used to are now history. Today, eye exams are performed with advanced, high tech equipment, and with computerized diagnostic tools. One could say that modern eye exams are actually more important than in … Continue reading

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The main difference between an optician, optometrist and ophthalmologist.

Maintaining healthy eyesight is a responsibility AND a necessity, and it depends very much on visiting the right eye care professional. Every patient has different needs, and depending on the need, there’s a time for an optician, an optometrist or … Continue reading

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The best optometrist is the optometrist you choose

In Ontario, the Doctor of Optometry assesses, diagnoses and treats eye diseases and disorders. It’s therefore vital to choose an optometrist that will best suit your needs. Today, optometrists make use of high-tech equipment and computerized instruments to accurately assess … Continue reading

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A full service optometric clinic is for the entire family

Many of us don’t give enough attention to personal eye care. It’s a mistake, because our eyes and eyesight are just as important to general health as the rest of our body. And when it comes to the family, it’s … Continue reading

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Eye health for the over-50s

By nature, eyesight will change with age. And depending on a number of variables, change will vary with each individual.  With age, the ability of the eyes to focus and refocus becomes more difficult. What was once easy to see at … Continue reading

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