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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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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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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Low Sunshine in Fall is Dangerous for Eye Health

The sun is the source of all life on our planet, but it also poses many health risks as a result of the intense rays of light that it emits in the form of UV radiation. UV, which stands for … 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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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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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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