Your body is one big interconnected machine, which means the better you take care of your general health, the more you’re able to nurture your eyes. Eating a healthy diet is a big part of keeping your eyes in top shape and preventing vision issues. While there’s no evidence changing your diet can reverse damage […]
Eye Health Articles
Can Dry Eyes Cause Blurriness?
Dry eye disease is a condition that occurs when the eye doesn’t produce enough tears or good quality tears to lubricate the eye. Around 30% of Canadians experience symptoms associated with dry eye. Symptoms aren’t hard to miss—itchiness, redness, burning, and light sensitivity. Besides the discomfort of these symptoms, dry eye disease can cause unclear […]
The Best Treatments for Allergy Eyes
The Best Treatments for Managing Eye Allergies Allergies can cause disruptive symptoms, from constant sneezing to a running nose. But when your allergies start affecting your eyes, it can be challenging to carry out everyday tasks. Eye allergies can aggravate other eye conditions, including dry eye and an increased risk of eye infections. Diagnosing your […]
Allergies vs. Pink Eye: How to Tell the Difference
Is It Allergies? Eye irritation can be a symptom of many eye problems, but it can also indicate an allergic reaction. Patients familiar with their allergies can often tell if their symptoms are eye allergies. But an allergic reaction can look and feel similar to pink eye! Knowing how to tell a seasonal irritation apart […]
How Often Do You Really Need an Eye Exam?
Just as you get regular check-ups and dental exams, eye exams are an essential part of maintaining your health. But how do you know how often you should get an eye exam? The answer depends on whether you wear glasses, how old you are, and whether or not you have any other medical conditions. Read […]
What is Retinal Imaging & Why is it Important?
If you want to protect your vision and keep your eyes healthy, it is essential to visit your optometrist for regular adult and senior eye exams, as well as bringing your kids for their eye exams. During your eye exam, an optometrist should perform retinal imaging, a crucial test to check your eye health. But […]
Everything You Need to Know About Strabismus
Strabismus is a condition in which the eyes do not properly align with each other when looking at an object. With strabismus, one eye looks directly at the object while the strabismic eye faces either inward, outward, upward or downward. For some people, the misalignment happens only when looking far away. For others, the eyes […]
A Brief Overview of Amblyopia
Amblyopia – referred often to as “lazy eye” – is a vision development disorder which causes reduced vision in one eye. What is Amblyopia? Who is likely to develop Amblyopia? Amblyopia is a condition which starts during infancy and early childhood. The onset of Amblyopia occurs when the brain and affected eye are not working […]