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Your Eye Health Articles

Three Ways to Control Symptoms Associated With Dry Eye

Calgary’s dry climate is wonderful for your hair, but if you’re someone suffering from dry eye, the spring and summer months can be particularly challenging. Low humidity, combined with ample mountain winds and dust picked up from surrounding farmland, can really play havoc with your dry eye symptoms. Every spring/summer…

Published: 2016-06-16Read Article
Protecting Your Eyes from UV Light

UV Radiation Can Damage Your Eyes Any Time of Year. Here’s How You Can Protect Them As Optometrists, we routinely see the impact that UV rays have on our patients eyes. These rays, which are invisible to our eyes, can have a profound impact- especially with long-term exposure. As we…

Published: 2016-05-16Read Article
Sunglasses UV Rating

Have You Ever Wondered What it Means When Sunglasses Advertise Their UV Rating? When most people choose a new pair of sunglasses, they often only look at how the glasses make them look. Style is important, but so is the protection the sunglasses offer your eyes. As Optometrists living in…

Published: 2016-04-15Read Article
Understanding the Human Eye

The eye is a fascinating organ, made up of many different parts which all work together with the brain to provide sight. Much like a digital camera, when one part isn’t functioning well, images can be blurry or not even get transmitted to the visual cortex. An annual eye exam…

Published: 2015-12-15Read Article
Strabismus (Crossed Eyes)

Strabismus, or crossed eyes, is an eye condition that can cause sufferers to experience reduced binocular function in addition to problems with depth perception and visual space orientation. Those suffering from strabismus are generally unable to align both eyes appropriately, causing one to turn inward or outward without the other…

Published: 2015-12-15Read Article
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