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What is cellulose acetate?
What makes cellulose acetate eyeglass frames difference molded eyeglass frames? Cellulose is a main constituent of plant/wood cell walls and vegetable fibres.
Polarized Sunglasses Explained
Polarized sunglasses reduce glare and eye strain. Read on to learn how polarized sunglasses work.
Exams: Eye Dilation
Dilated eye exams enable optometrists to see more of the retina and ensure there are no signs of eye disease at the periphery of the retina.
It estimate that between 5% and 10% of North Americans greater than the age of 40 have ocular hypertension.
OCT: Optical Coherence Tomography
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive imaging test that uses light waves to take cross-section pictures of your retina.
Benefits of Wearing Sunglasses
Sunglasses can protect your eyes from a host of conditions caused by exposure to UV light.
What is Glaucoma?
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness. See and eye doctor regularly to prevent glaucoma from stealing your vision.
What is Macular Degeneration?
Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss among older North Americans. See an eye doctor regularly to prevent vision loss.
Eye Exam vs. Vision Test
Only a trained and licensed professional doctor of optometry can perform a comprehensive eye exam.
Astigmatism is a refractive error, meaning it is not an eye disease or eye health problem, but rather simply a problem with how the eye focuses light.
Farsightedness, or hyperopia, is a very common vision problem, affecting almost 25 percent of the population.
Custom Contact Lens Fitting
When it comes to contact lenses, custom fitting by an experienced optometrist is essential for both vision and eye health.
Symptoms of a corneal ulcer include a painful red eye with mild to severe eye discharge and reduced vision.
The retina is the light-sensitive layer at the posterior, or back of the eye that covers about 65 percent of its interior surface.
Photokeratitis is a painful eye condition that occurs when your eye is exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light.
Dry Eye Syndrome
Dry Eye Syndrome is an eye disease caused by eye dryness, which, in turn, is caused by either decreased tear production or increased tear film evaporation.
Soft Contact Lens Care
Soft contact lenses require basic care. Here are some basic care elements to be mindful of if you wear soft contact lenses.
The pupil is the hole located in the centre of the iris of the eye that allows light to strike the retina.