It’s not uncommon for myopia and astigmatism to occur together, but their only relation is that they are both refractive errors. […]
What Vitamins are Good for Dry Eyes?
Omega-3s and vitamins A, D, and C may keep your eyes moisturized and your tears healthy. […]
What is Myopia Control?
If you notice that your child is having difficulty seeing distant objects, squinting, or complaining of headaches or eye strain, they may be suffering from myopia. Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common eye condition that can affect both children and adults. Myopia control methods, such as glasses, multifocal contact lenses, Ortho-K, and atropine […]
Do Eye Drops Expire?
Eye drops are a common household item, providing quick relief for a wide range of eye problems such as dryness, allergies, and infections. For a lot of people, they get tucked in a drawer or cabinet and are forgotten about until there’s a need for them. But when was the last time you thought about […]
Is Myopia Genetic?
If you have myopia, also known as nearsightedness, you might wonder if your children will inherit the condition. Your child will have many eye exams as they grow up, and knowing what signs and symptoms to look out for is vital to protecting their eye health. Your child’s eyesight is not something you take for […]
Can Dry Eyes Cause Blurriness?
Dry eye is a common condition affecting millions of Canadians. It can leave your eyes feeling scratchy and uncomfortable and leave you searching for a way to find relief. When your eyes become too dry, it can result in blurred vision. However, dry eyes can be more than simply uncomfortable. Dry eye disease can leave […]
What is iLux for Dry Eye?
Many may know that dry eyes result from a lack of tears. But there’s more to it than that. A healthy tear film is crucial for maintaining clear vision and eye comfort. Without that, you may experience dry eye disease with burning, blurry vision, or discomfort. A comprehensive eye exam can identify dry eyes early, […]
What Helps Irritated Eyes?
Eye irritation is a common eye complaint with typical accompanying symptoms such as redness, itching, or dry eyes. Depending on the cause, you can also experience other symptoms. For example, if you have a foreign body in the eye causing irritation, this can constitute an eye emergency. Common irritants usually cause temporary discomfort. However, if […]
Can Too Much Screen Time Cause Myopia?
It’s no secret that the modern world is getting more digital, which means we now spend more time in front of screens. Children are also using digital devices often for school and entertainment. While digital devices have brought many benefits, they can pose some drawbacks too. Take eye health and vision as an example. The […]
Nearsighted vs. Farsighted: What’s the Difference?
Normal vision is seeing objects either far away or close-up clearly because light focuses directly on the retina. If objects look blurry, an eye examination can test your vision and determine your eye health and identify whether you have any eye conditions. Common eye problems include farsightedness (hyperopia) and nearsightedness (myopia). These are conditions that […]