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How Long Do Prescription Glasses Usually Last?

A young man trying on prescription glasses

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 […]

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How Do MiSight Contact Lenses Work?

A teenage boy resting his contact lens on the tip of his finger

Myopia is a common eye condition diagnosed through a comprehensive eye exam. If your child has myopia, your optometrist will recommend treatment to reduce or slow its progression. There are several treatments for myopia control, and MiSight contact lenses are a common form of this. If you’re debating getting your child MiSight contacts, what is […]

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Are Glasses or Contact Lenses Better for Myopia Control?

Child wearing glasses to help correct myopia

If you had to guess how many Canadians are living with myopia, what percentage would you come up with? 10%? 15%? Currently, about 30% of Canadians have myopia, and studies suggest that number will rise. By 2050, experts believe over half of the entire world population will develop at least some degree of myopia. So […]

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