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Nutrition - 5 Snacks for Healthier Eyes
Just as we drink water to stay hydrated or fill up on fruits and veggies to maintain our health, it’s also important to nurture our eyes with food.
Depending on the province, most Doctors of Optometry can prescribe therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPAs) to treat certain eye diseases and conditions, such as infections, inflammations, allergies, diseases and injuries.
What is a pterygium?
What is a multifocal lens?
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.
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.