Myopia Control

Myopia and MiSight

What is myopia? Myopia is caused by elongation of the axial length of the eye. This causes light rays to focus at a point in

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Vision Correction

Contact Lenses or Glasses: What’s Best for You?

What’s a better choice, eyeglasses or contact lenses? This is a question I am frequently asked by my patients. The answer to that question is not black and white. Considerations such as wearing time, comfort, lifestyle, current eye health status, and aesthetics all come into play when deciding whether contact lenses or glasses are better suited for the vision correction of the individual in question. It is also possible that both eyeglasses and contact lenses

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Choosing Sunglasses – More Than Meets the Eye

A Primer on UV Light The sun can have serious consequences for your eye health. Approximately 10% of sunlight consists of ultraviolet light (UV), an invisible type of radiation. Ultraviolet light is a type of electromagnetic radiation, as are radio waves, infrared light, X-rays and gamma-rays. UV light falls between x-rays and visible light on the electromagnetic radiation spectrum. It has the power to break chemical bonds and can produce free radicals. These processes are harmful to

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Eye Floaters

Everything You Need to Know About Floaters

Eye Floaters are a frequent reason for urgent eye appointments at my Mississauga Eye Care clinic, so I thought it would be a good idea to shed some light on the subject.  Floaters can be of differing sizes and shapes.  They are visual disturbances that are usually intermittent or temporary in their appearance. Floaters have been described as spots, cobwebs or mosquito-like and appear to move when the eye moves.  Floaters are most often visible

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Low Vision

What is Low Vision?

What is Low Vision? Low Vision is a visual impairment that cannot be corrected adequately by standard eyeglasses, contact lenses, medicine or surgery.  Low vision interferes with a person’s ability to perform everyday living activities.  Reading the mail, crossing the street, cooking, writing and watching T.V. can all become challenging in the presence of low vision.  Low vision can result from eye injuries, birth defects or acquired diseases of the eye, such as: Macular Degeneration,

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Glaucoma and Its Treatment

Glaucoma is a disease that causes damage to the optic nerve. The end result is a loss of peripheral vision, which can lead to tunnel vision, sometimes central vision loss and ultimately blindness.  One definition of blindness is a loss of peripheral vision where less than 10% of visual field remains. Symptoms of Glaucoma There are often no early warning symptoms of glaucoma, such as pain or rapid vision loss, and as such it is

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New Products

Our Lens Cleaner is the Crystal Clear Leader

We have just received shipment of our new, improved lens cleaner. It is hypoallergenic, perfume-free, absent of any volatile organic compounds and is enzyme-based. That means the solution can actually clean between the lens and frame groove, helping remove dirt and makeup that can accumulate over time. Having dirty glasses is no different than having cataracts. Clean your lenses daily and enjoy clear, comfortable vision. We include a complementary bottle of the lens cleaner with

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Dry Eye

New Tool to Treat Dry Eye, Styes & Chalazion

I would like to discuss our new HYDRATING COMPRESS – a convenient, natural way to relieve dry eye, styes, chalazions and blepharitis. Simply microwave the special microbead-containing compress for about 30 seconds, then apply to closed eyes for 10 minutes. The moist heat released from the compress helps unplug oil glands and follicles. This frees the oil in the glands to move onto the eyes, thereby reducing tear evaporation. There is no water, no waiting

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