Cataract surgery completely removes the cloudy lens and replaces it with an artificial lens, which means your cataracts can’t return after surgery, but a condition called secondary cataracts can cause similar symptoms after surgery. […]
What is a Diabetic Eye Exam?
A diabetic eye exam is a comprehensive eye exam that checks for damage or changes in the eyes caused by diabetes. Usually conducted by your optometrist or ophthalmologist, this exam can thoroughly examine the retina (the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye) and blood vessels in your eyes. […]
How Long Does Laser Eye Surgery Take?
Laser eye surgery is often brought up when considering treatment options for refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. There are a few reasons someone […]
Is Glaucoma Hereditary?
Yes, one type of glaucoma—open-angle glaucoma, is hereditary. That means that people with a family history of glaucoma are at a higher risk of developing […]
Can Dry Eyes Cause Bluriness?
Millions of Canadians deal with the uncomfortable symptoms of dry eyes annually. Dry, irritated eyes are typically the most common symptom, but you may also […]
What Causes Dry Eyes with Contacts?
For many people, switching to contact lenses is a massive upgrade from eyeglasses. There are a lot of benefits to wearing contacts, such as eye […]
Types of Laser Eye Surgery: What’s the Difference?
There are numerous types of laser eye surgery. Because no two people have the same eyes, the treatment recommended by an eye surgeon may differ […]
When is Eye Pain an Emergency?
It’s hard to ignore eye pain mainly because we use our eyes to do many things throughout the day. There could be several reasons contributing […]
What Age Can Kids Start Wearing Contacts?
Children’s eye exams are vital for vision care and help to identify vision problems early to correct them before they worsen. As a parent, when […]
Can You Prevent Cataracts?
The reality is cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in Canada. With age as a factor, anyone over 40 can get cataracts. A cataract […]