Tips for Adjusting to a New Prescription or Glasses

There’s definitely an adjustment period when prescribed corrective eyewear for the first time. It can take some time to get used to the crisp, clear world and to just become comfortable with wearing glasses. Sometimes, people overlook the importance of adjustment for long-time glass wearers when they update their prescription or change frames or lenses.

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Help Prevent Dry Eyes this Summer

Many people look forward to the warmer weather of spring and summer. However, for some, the increase in temperature also signals the return of dry eyes. Burning or itching, redness, hazy vision and gritty or dry sensations are all common symptoms of dry eye and can cause discomfort for those that are prone to the

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Tips for Adding Contact Lenses to Your Routine

Many people that need corrective eyewear alternate between glasses and contacts. Having both options available gives a person the flexibility to switch depending on their mood, planned activity or personal style. If you’re new to contacts—or thinking about adding them to your routine—remember to book an optometrist appointment and give yourself plenty of time to

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Vision Development and Eye Health in Babies

Having a baby in the home is exciting—but can also be extremely overwhelming. There are so many things to remember that monitoring vision development and eye health can sometimes be low on the priority list. However, it’s important to remember that babies eyes are drastically changing over the first 12 months and it’s crucial to

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Help Keep Eyes Healthy with Eye-Friendly Foods

The best way to help ensure that your eyes are healthy is to schedule regular appointments with an eye doctor. During a comprehensive eye exam, a doctor can screen for eye diseases, see early symptoms of possible illnesses and prescribe corrective eyewear if needed. However, between scheduled visits, you can help keep your eyes healthy

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May is Vision Health Month

Unfortunately, one in seven Canadians will develop a serious eye disease in their lifetime, but the good news is that 75% of vision loss can be prevented or treated.1 Vision Health Month is observed in May to educate Canadians on the importance of vision health to help prevent eye disease and eliminate avoidable sight loss.

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The Best Glasses for Boating

Just because you need prescription eyeglasses doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy outdoor activities—you just need to make sure that you select the right glasses. With the abundance of water in Canada, many people spend their summers boating—so it’s important to choose the best glasses when on the water.

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High-Index Lenses for Strong Prescriptions

When choosing glasses, it’s not just about picking a frame that you like, you also have to take into account your prescription and what type of lenses are best for your needs. That’s why it’s extremely important to work with a licensed optometrist. For example, people that have a strong prescription will want to look

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