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What is presbyopia? Presbyopia is a normal aging change in which the crystalline lens of your eye loses its elasticity and flexibility. This results in an inability to focus on close objects.
Buying Glasses Online
If you have thought about purchasing your next pair of prescription eyeglasses online, there are a few things you need to know.
Interpupillary Distance (PD)
Interpupillary distance (PD) is a measurement of the distance between the centres of your two eyes and is dependent on whether you are buying eyewear for distance or close up.
Computer Vision Syndrome (Digital Eye Strain)
With so many of us spending time in front of digital devices every day, it’s no surprise that research is showing a rise in the detection of visual problems.
Vision therapy is an individualized treatment program prescribed by a doctor of optometry to improve conditions like strabismus (crossed eyes) or amblyopia (lazy eye).
Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, Opticians. Who should I see?
The difference between a doctor of optometry (optometrist), an ophthalmologist and an optician is a common question among both healthcare professionals and the general public.
Optometrists ensure your glasses and contact lenses properly correct your vision and attend to your eye health needs, as well as suit your fashion sense.
Buying Contact Lenses Online
Purchasing contact lenses online comes with risks to your vision and eye health. It is important to remember that every contact lens product is unique and designed for a particular purpose.
Contact Lens Solutions
A large percentage of contact lens wearers cannot recall the brand name of the solution they use to disinfect their contacts.
Wear & Care for Contact Lenses
The information below is intended as a supplement to the training and instruction you receive from your optometrist as part of a contact lens fitting program.