With advances in contact lens technology and a wide variety of brands, wearing contact lenses is more accessible than ever. Even those with dry eyes and other eye conditions can switch to contact lenses. If you have dry eyes, there are different styles of lenses and materials you can try to keep your eyes hydrated. […]
What Is High Myopia?
Have you ever had trouble seeing distant objects clearly, even with glasses or contacts? If so, you may have high myopia. Myopia, also known as nearsightedness occurs when the shape of your eye causes light to focus incorrectly on your retina, resulting in blurry vision for distant objects. But what is high myopia? High myopia, […]
Can an Eye Exam Detect Diabetes?
Many eye conditions begin developing with little to no symptoms, making regular eye examinations are integral to maintaining good eye health and diagnosing eye diseases or conditions before they become a problem. Eye exams aren’t solely for detecting problems related to the eyes. For example, diabetes can actually be detected through an eye exam. For […]
Why Do My Eyes Feel Strained When Wearing Contacts?
Eye strain is common for many people, especially when wearing contact lenses. You can experience eye strain when wearing contacts for many reasons, including digital eye strain. If eye strain is a common experience for you, what’s the possible cause? Continue reading to learn more about eye strain, including what it is and what can […]
How Do Corrective Lenses Help Myopia?
Myopia is the most common cause of distance refractive errors worldwide. Due to the rise in myopia prevalence over the past few decades and the sight-threatening issues associated with extreme myopia, such as cataracts, and glaucoma myopia has become a significant public health concern. This leaves people looking for ways to reduce symptoms. Myopia, also […]
What Is a Contact Lens Fitting?
Your eyes are unique, and that means they require careful and dedicated care. A comprehensive contact lens exam isn’t complete without your optometrist conducting a contact lens fitting to get a comfortable and precise fit for your new contacts. Let’s explore the contact lens fitting process, what to expect, and how it benefits your vision. […]
How Often Should You Get an Eye Exam?
To maintain good health, you go for regular checkups at the doctor. The same is true for getting eye examinations. Of course, if you notice a decline in your vision or you’re having issues, you go see the eye doctor. But comprehensive eye exams are meant to be proactive, not reactive. When it comes to […]
How Long Do Prescription Glasses Usually Last?
The Lifespan of Eyeglasses Modern prescription lenses are more durable than ever. Once they were made of shatter-vulnerable glass, but today eyeglass lenses are made of high-tech plastics. With lenses optimized to resist damage, you can enjoy your lenses with less worry. Unfortunately, nothing lasts forever, even your favourite pair of glasses. You may not […]
Can I Get Contact Lenses for Reading?
We spend a lot of time reading information up close. Whether it’s a magazine, a book, or a phone, we live in a world where we consume information constantly. Reading with clarity is essential to maintaining a good quality of life. Usually, reading glasses are the best option when you have trouble focusing up close. […]
10 Home Remedies for Dry Eye Relief
Dealing with Dry Eye Dry eye disease occurs when you lack tear quantity or quality. Dealing with the discomfort of dry eyes can be a daily battle, and the condition can affect your vision. The condition includes various symptoms, such as: Dry eyes Redness Watery eyes Blurred vision Light sensitivity Irritated or scratchy eyes There […]