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Eye Injury Prevention Month

Eye injuries are a common reason behind lost quality of life and productivity in North Americans. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reported that at least 2,000 workers in the U.S. sustain job-related eye injuries every single day. Workplace eye injuries are not limited to workers alone. Accidents can strike anyone of any age at any time. The smallest splash of a chemical, acid or grease in a lab can affect the

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A Guide to Cataract Surgery
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 ocular conditions that arises in late adulthood that affects our ability to see is cataracts.  The diagnosis and prognosis of cataracts doesn’t have the same connotations it

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Eye Exam
Eye Exams

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 you can do to ensure you get the most out of your appointment. Each exam takes approximately 15-30 minutes, depending on what the problems and needs

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The Need for UV Protection
Transition Lenses

Dr. Jeff Sciberras’ Amazing Transitions Lens Offer

LIGHT REACTIVE LENSES, also known as Photochromic lenses, adjust to changing UV light exposure by darkening in bright sunlight outdoors and fading back to clear indoors, ensuring maximum visual comfort in all circumstances. They protect the eyes by absorbing harmful UV light, which is known to contribute to: cataracts, macular degeneration, eyelid tumors, pinguecula and pterygium formation. Sensity Sensity photochromic lenses by HOYA are light-reactive lenses equipped with Stabilight Technology, taking photochromic lenses to a new

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Eye Exams
Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) & Low Vision

Sight is one of our five senses and the one people are most fearful of losing, but often taken for granted. Less than 50% of adults have ever had an eye exam. Most people think if they are not having blurred vision or eye discomfort, then they don’t need an eye exam. Nothing could be further from the truth. February is an excellent time of year to reflect on your eye health and vision, being

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Lazy Eye

What does ‘Lazy Eye’ mean?

You probably have heard of amblyopia being referred to by its more generic name, lazy eye. Amblyopia describes the condition of an eye that does not develop its full potential or best possible visual acuity (resolution limit) commonly known as 20/20. Amblyopia is a visual disorder due to the eye and brain not working well together and develops at an early age in an eye that otherwise appears anatomically/physically normal. It is the most common

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Astigmatism

How to Correct Astigmatism

What is astigmatism? Astigmatism is a type of focusing or refractive error caused by the shape of your cornea and the eye’s internal crystalline lens. Your eyes don’t focus light on the retina, leading to out of focus images that leads to blurred or shadowed vision. Astigmatism can either be present at birth or develop (or resolve) over time, but it is treatable. Astigmatism is a common eye condition that can be diagnosed through an

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three best rated pediatric optometrist
Mississauga Optometrist

Dr. Sciberras: Top Rated Pediatric Optometrist in Mississauga

Dr. Jeff Sciberras has been voted the 2019 Top Rated Pediatric Optometrist in Mississauga by ThreeBestRated.ca 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 diseases or issues and ensuring their eyes continue to develop properly as they grow. Children are not always able to understand or explain properly when they are experiencing vision problems. Ensuring they receive regular eye

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Eye Health

Children’s Vision and Learning

Vision and learning go hand in hand. Experts estimate that about 80% of the learning a child does is taken in visually. Adequate vision is critical for students to reach their full academic potential. Parents and teachers might not realize that when children are having difficulty in school – from understanding fractions to learning to read – it might be a sensory problem, and not a cognitive one. Any vision problem that affects the way

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Lazy Eye
Eye Health

What Every Student Should Do

Back to school is just around the corner, and you want your child to have the best possible start to the school year. An essential part of this is making sure that your child goes back to school with the ability to learn and participate fully. No matter if your child currently wears glasses, or has never had a vision problem before, one thing you should do before school starts or very soon into the

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