Correcting Marks Left by Your Eyewear’s Nose Pads

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Correcting Marks Left by Your Eyewear’s Nose Pads

Many people believe that the red marks left by their nose pads are just a normal part of wearing glasses, but the reality is that couldn’t be less true. Your glasses shouldn’t leave any marks on your face, and this guide will help you correct the marks left by your nose pads should you experience […]

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The Best and Worst Foods for Your Vision

Most of us grew up believing that if we ate carrots, we’d have good eyesight, and while carrots are good for your vision, they aren’t the only food that keeps your eyes healthy. We’ve broken down some of the best and worst foods and nutrients for your vision to help you keep your eyes healthy […]

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Tips for First Time Bifocal Glasses Wearers

As you age, so do your eyes, and one of the most common age-related vision conditions is called presbyopia. The condition is similar to farsightedness, but it requires you to wear bifocals in most cases. Making the change to bifocals can take some time to get used to, but these bifocal glasses tips can help […]

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Possible Causes of Eye Pain and Headaches

While many of us have become accustomed to eye pain due to increased screen time, we tend to ignore it because we think it’s strain-related, but that isn’t always the case. Eye pain should never be ignored, regardless of the severity, and some of the causes of eye pain are more serious than others.

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Eye Health Tips for Working from Home

One of the biggest problems many of us are experiencing with working from home is severe eye strain from staring at screens all day. These eye health tips can help you protect your eyes and make working from home a more enjoyable experience.

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FAQs About Wearing Contact Lenses in the Winter

With every passing year, more and more people are transitioning from glasses to contact lenses because they’re convenient and allow you to live an active lifestyle. Contact lenses can be worn year-round, but we get a lot of questions about wearing them in the winter, so we decided to answer some of the most common […]

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The Right Lenses for Winter Sports

For those of us that suffer from poor eyesight, eyeglasses can make participating in sports a challenge, and winter sports can be especially difficult. The protective wear required for sports like skiing and snowboarding isn’t always designed for those of us who require corrective lenses. Even less intensive activities like skating and snowshoeing can be […]

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Detecting Diabetes Through an Eye Exam

With October quickly coming to a close, November will be here before we know it! Something we like to remind our customers, and all Canadians, is that November is Diabetes Awareness Month, with World Diabetes Day being celebrated every year on November 14th. We’d also like to shed light on the fact that detecting diabetes […]

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Back to School Glasses Tips

Now that schools are slowly starting to reopen across the country, kids are finally getting back in the classroom excited to start learning from their teachers again! Since it has been awhile since they have been in a class setting, some students may have trouble adapting to their new routine, especially when it comes to […]

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