In February 2017, the Ontario government announced an expanded list of drugs that optometrists can prescribe. One of the main drug that was added was Restasis. Restasis is an eye drop that can increase your eyes’ ability to produce their own tears. It is helpful to those who experience chronic inflammatory dry eyes. Restasis has […]
LED lights may be more efficient and long lasting, but they emit more short visible wavelengths (ie: blue light) than other light sources. Blue lights scatter more especially in fog and rain. You will notice more halos and glare and feel these lights are very harsh, especially for people who have mild cataracts. Anti-reflection coating […]
Our blog is back! It has been a few months since we updated our blog. This is because our website got hacked late last year and it has taken us a few months to get it working again. So, just a few updates: If you drive by our office, you may notice some of our […]
Our 101 st patient presented with a case of preseptal cellulitis. Preseptal cellulitis is an infection of the tissues in FRONT of the orbital septum. Think of it as an infection to the eyelids and tissues around the eyeball. Patients usually present with acute swollen eyelids. It is treated with an oral antibiotic such as Augmentin. […]
Computers and digital devices are an important part of our lives. Research shows a rise in visual problems related to computer use, called Computer Vision Syndrome. Symptoms of CVS: Headaches Eyestrain Double vision Eye irritation Excessive tearing or dry eyes Excessive blinking Prevention: Put your screen at arm’s length from the eye and 20 degrees […]
Spring is here, and so are your allergies! Eye allergies (allergic conjunctivitis) is caused by allergens such as pollen and dust. These allergens activate mast cells in your body to release a compound called histamine, which causes all the unwanted symptoms of allergies such as red and itchy eyes. Eye allergies can be relieved with […]
A general guideline. Source: http://www.newkidscenter.com/Baby-Eye- Color.html A child’s eye color depends on the genetic material of each parent. Genes come in pairs. One is usually dominate and overrides the other gene which is recessive. A recessive gene only has an effect if both genes in a pair are recessive. In simple term (although it is […]
Clear Air Optix contact lenses have been around for a long time, and now they are available in color! Available colors are: pure hazel, green, blue, gray, brown, honey, gemstone green, brilliant blue, and sterling grey. Air Optix colors has the same great features as clear ones- moist, comfortable, and high oxygen permeability. For many […]
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