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What is Computer Vision Syndrome?

What is Computer Vision Syndrome?

Are your eyes tired? If you are someone who spends more than a few hours each day in front of a computer screen, it is highly probable that you suffer from Computer Vision Syndrome. Computer Vision Syndrome (which can also be known as Digital Eye Strain) are eye and...

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What Happens if you Sleep with your Contact Lenses in?

What Happens if you Sleep with your Contact Lenses in?

If you’ve been sleeping while wearing your contact lenses, you may want to think about changing your bedtime routine. Here are some of the reasons why leaving your contact lenses in while you sleep is a bad idea: Like any other part of your body, your cornea needs...

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A Guide to Cataract Surgery

A Guide to Cataract Surgery

Something that the vast majority of us take for granted is our eyesight, yet when the public is surveyed the majority mention losing their vision as their number one fear.  As we age, we typically notice some changes in our ability to see.  One of the most common...

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Vision Problems at Different Stages of Life

Vision Problems at Different Stages of Life

Since May is Healthy Vision Month, now is a good time to discuss and learn more about vision problems and what can be done to correct them. Throughout the various stages of our lives, we can be prone to different vision problems and eye diseases.  From infancy to...

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What to Expect at a Laser Eye Surgery Consultation

The first step to having your vision corrected by refractive surgery, such as LASIK (which is the most common form of elective corrective eye surgery) is to book a comprehensive eye exam. A consultation will help determine your candidacy for the various refractive eye...

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Dr. Sciberras Among Best Pediatric Optometrists in Mississauga

Dr. Jeff Sciberras has been named one of the best three pediatric optometrists in Mississauga by ThreeBest Rated! We're proud to offer pediatric eye exams for children of all ages. Eye care for children is especially important for diagnosing and preventing eye...

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Anterior Basement Dystrophy & Recurrent Corneal Erosion

Anterior Basement Dystrophy & Recurrent Corneal Erosion

Anterior basement membrane dystrophy, also known as map-dot-fingerprint or epithelial basement membrane dystrophy, is a condition that affects the anterior (or front) of the cornea. In this condition, the membrane that lies beneath the corneal epithelium doesn’t...

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Keratoconus Treatment, Diagnosis, and Prognosis

Keratoconus Treatment, Diagnosis, and Prognosis

Keratoconus is an eye condition affecting about 1 in every 2000 people. This eye disorder results in the progressive thinning of the cornea, which leads to a cone shape of the eye. It is commonly referred to as causing irregular astigmatism. The cone-shaped cornea...

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What to Expect at an Eye Exam with Dr. Sciberras

What to Expect at an Eye Exam with Dr. Sciberras

If you haven’t visited an optometrist for a while, or if it’s your first eye exam, you likely have a lot of questions regarding what to expect during the exam itself. At Dr. Sciberras’ clinic, your eyes and vision are our top priority. There are a variety of things...

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Snow Blindness: What You Need to Know

Snow Blindness: What You Need to Know

Snow blindness, also known as photokeratitis, is an anterior segment eye condition resulting in the temporary loss of vision from intense exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays.  It usually occurs when UV light reflects off snow covered surfaces when proper eye...

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November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Diabetic eye disease refers to a group of eye conditions that commonly affect people with diabetes. They can cause sudden or gradual blurry vision that can lead to permanent vision loss. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of preventable vision loss among adults....

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Choosing Protective Eyewear for Sports

Choosing Protective Eyewear for Sports

A few decades ago, it was rare to see any eye protection or eyewear when watching professional sports. Today, we know that specialized lenses, goggles, and glasses are required when playing sports to protect the eye and avoid injury. This protection is especially...

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Myths About LASIK & Your Refractive Eye Surgery Options

Myths About LASIK & Your Refractive Eye Surgery Options

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] LASIK and other refractive surgery options can correct a variety of vision problems. Farsightedness, nearsightedness, astigmatism, even presbyopia can all be treated by a variety of refractive surgery methods. Although LASIK is the...

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Book a Back-to-School Eye Exam

Book a Back-to-School Eye Exam

It’s that time of year again that so many parents look forward to - back to school!  While your to-do list for the season is already miles long, it’s important to remember to include your child’s annual eye exam as well. An eye exam is critical for ensuring your...

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The Best Food for Eye Health

The Best Food for Eye Health

When discussing nutrition beneficial for your vision and eye health, most people immediately think of carrots. Almost everyone has been told at some point to eat carrots to maintain good vision. But what types of nutrition really benefit ocular health and promote the...

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New Digital Retinal Camera

We are very excited to introduce the latest addition to our diagnostic repertoire.  This fully automated digital retinal camera provides clear, wide-field views of the back of the eye, with superior images of the macula and optic nerve head to aid in the early...

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Eye Allergies: How to Treat your Itchy, Watery Eyes

Eye Allergies: How to Treat your Itchy, Watery Eyes

It’s that time of year again - trees are budding, flowers are blooming, the weather is getting warmer… and unfortunately, your allergies have started. Seasonal allergies affect millions of Canadians each year. Unfortunately, eye allergies are common reactions our...

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How To Maintain Your Eye Health at the Office

How To Maintain Your Eye Health at the Office

Computer Vision Syndrome:  What is it? Computer vision syndrome, also known as CVS or digital eye strain, has become all too common in this digital age. Many of us are familiar with the effects of computer vision syndrome even if we are not aware of the condition by...

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Contact Lenses or Glasses: Which are right for you?

Contact Lenses or Glasses: Which are right 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...

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Choosing Sunglasses for UV Protection

Choosing Sunglasses for UV Protection

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...

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10 Signs You Need Glasses

10 Signs You Need Glasses

Are you noticing changes in your vision?  It is very common for an individual’s vision to change over time.  These changes can range from beginning to need help with reading, which usually occurs in a person’s fourth decade of life, to potentially blinding conditions...

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Everything You Need to Know About Eye Floaters

Everything You Need to Know About Eye 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...

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February Is Low Vision Month – What is Low Vision?

February Is Low Vision Month – 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...

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Glaucoma Symptoms and Treatments

Glaucoma Symptoms and Treatments

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...

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Introducing Dailies Total 1

Introducing Dailies Total 1

The new Dailies Total 1 offers the world's first water-gradient lens to provide maximum comfort and extremely high oxygen transfer to the eye for white, healthy eyes.  Its surface approaches almost 100% water-content giving it an astounding end of day comfort rating...

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New Product

New Product

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...

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New tool to treat dry eye, styes & chalazion

New tool to treat dry eye, styes & chalazion

I would like to discuss the BRUDER EYE 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 3 minutes. The...

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It’s time for your child’s eye exam.

It’s time for your child’s eye exam.

Eye Exams for Children As a parent, you may wonder whether your pre-schooler has a vision problem or when a first eye exam should be scheduled. Eye exams for children are extremely important. Experts say 5 percent-10 percent of pre-schoolers and 25 percent of...

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Avoid a Life of Lazy Eye

Avoid a Life of Lazy Eye

If your child hasn't had an eye exam, the phrase better late than never doesn't always apply. Lazy eye or amblyopia can occur when a child is not fitted with needed corrective eyewear at a young enough age. Usually that age is 8. Lazy eye results in less than optimal...

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What is Computer Vision Syndrome?

Are your eyes tired? If you are someone who spends more than a few hours each day in front of a computer screen, it is...

What Happens if you Sleep with your Contact Lenses in?

If you’ve been sleeping while wearing your contact lenses, you may want to think about changing your bedtime routine. Here...

A Guide to Cataract Surgery

Something that the vast majority of us take for granted is our eyesight, yet when the public is surveyed the majority...

Vision Problems at Different Stages of Life

Since May is Healthy Vision Month, now is a good time to discuss and learn more about vision problems and what can be done...

What to Expect at a Laser Eye Surgery Consultation

The first step to having your vision corrected by refractive surgery, such as LASIK (which is the most common form of...

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