Eyes on Technology

When you were a kid, your parents warned you that watching too much television would “rot your brain”. They said staring at that TV box would make you go blind! While that may have been a false threat to encourage you to get outside for some fresh air, the threat you may now have from your vision.

smartphone is a real one.

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Floaters

If you see a shadowy spot or shape pass in your field of vision, you may be seeing something that is commonly known as a

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Men & Women

A Different World While it’s not exactly the battle of the sexes, the obvious distinction between men and women has been found to go far

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The Three O’s

Who’s Who? In the eye care business, it’s important to know the difference between what is known as “The Three O’s:” Optometrists, Ophthalmologists and Opticians.

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Basic Terminology

Eye Know The terminology at your eye doctor’s office can sometimes be hard to understand. This goes for language like 20/20 vision, shortsighted, farsighted. All

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Dry Eyes

Eye Spy with My Dry Eye Crying every once in a while is okay. In fact, for the benefit of your eyes, it’s encouraged! Crying

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Glaucoma

Huff and Puff To some, going to the optometrist can be a daunting task. You walk into the office and someone escorts you into a

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The Genetics of Eye Colour

Caucasian children are usually born with un-pigmented, blue eyes. As the child develops, the cells begin to produce melanin which eventually determines the final colour

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Winter Eye Health

Damaging reflections from the sun off snow and ice and dry indoor air conditions can irritate your eyes and impair your vision. Caring for your

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Twitching Eye

It can be really embarrassing when your eye starts twitching without your permission. People think you are winking at them when you’re not, plus, you

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