Lasers have long been used in eye care for therapeutic and corrective procedures. While the thought of a laser anywhere near the eyes can strike fear in many people, in the right hands, lasers can improve vision and prevent vision loss, usually w
Did you know that anyone with type 1 or type 2 diabetes can develop diabetic retinopathy; this occurs when there is a weakening or swelling of the tiny blood vessels in the retina of your eye, resulting in blood leakage, the growth of new blood ve
Over the course of the next nine years, 6.4 million Canadians will be diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. What’s more, one third of Canadians today already have diabetes or prediabetes and many don’t know it.
During allergy season many Canadians struggle with their eyes. The good news is the availability of treatments and self-help strategies to ease the symptoms. Here are some tips from Canadian doctors of optometry to help you cope: