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  • Top 5 Causes of Dry Eye
    Common Causes of Dry Eye Your eyes are constantly producing tears to keep your eyes healthy. Tears are essential in protecting your eyes and keeping them lubricated and moist. If your Read more
  • Diabetic Retinopathy FAQs
    Diabetic retinopathy can affect those who have diabetes, and it can lead to blindness if left untreated. If you've been diagnosed with diabetes, or if you've been told you're having Read more
  • Can Eyesight Problems Cause Headaches?
    Headaches are a lot more complicated than most people think, and they’re hard to classify. A migraine feels differently than a tension headache, and tension headaches can feel different than Read more
  • Conjunctivitis: What Is Pink Eye?
    Here’s a fun English language fact: when you see the suffix “itis”, it almost always refers to inflammation. Arthritis is inflammation in the joints, laryngitis is an inflammation of the larynx, Read more
  • Nervous About Visiting the Opticians? We're Here to Help
    Nervousness, fearfulness, and even anxiety are natural responses to the unknown. There are lots of circumstances where being a bit worried about something new is helpful; it can motivate you Read more
  • When To Get an Eye Exam - July 18, 2019
    I may be biased, but I actually think eye exams are pretty fun. They’re not really like any other medical exams; there’s no blood being drawn, no teeth cleanings being Read more
  • The 20-20-20 Rule - October 21, 2018
    What do you call it when you have perfect clairvoyance and can predict everything that’s going to happen in the next decade? Well, you call it 20/20 2020 vision!* If you Read more
  • Why 20/20 Isn’t All That It’s Cracked Up To Be - October 8, 2015
    Every August, many parents start to get complaints from their children about the impending return to school. In some circumstances, children are anxious about starting at a new school, or Read more
  • A New Year, A Fresh Perspective - January 21, 2019
    2019 is finally here. That means the next decade is next year, and if you squint, you can almost see it; imagining that future, you’ve got 2020 vision. By the time Read more
  • Alcohol and Your Eyes - January 1, 2019
    Drinking can be a lot of fun, but it can also be quite the opposite. Hangovers the next day, bad decisions all night, stumbling about in an attempt to get to Read more
  • Are Eyeglasses Tax Deductible in Manitoba? - June 27, 2019
    We’re running this article a *bit* late for tax time – sorry about that. This will, however, serve you well for tax season next year. The question before us is Read more
  • Binocular Vision - December 2, 2018
    Cyclops (the mythical creature, not the X-Men mutant) must have a tough life. They’re seen as dense and dumb, easily tricked by men pretending to be sheep. It’s not really Read more
  • Black Eyes - December 22, 2018
    Your kid comes home from school with a black eye. You immediately start asking questions; they say they had a fall from the playground and they bashed it against the Read more
  • Blepharitis - January 31, 2019
    My mother has incredibly bad allergies. She’s taken prednisone in order to reduce the symptoms for years – those who know the side-effects of prednisone understand how bad her allergies Read more
  • Blue Light and Your Eyes - October 9, 2018
    In nature, there’s not a lot you can consume that’s blue. There’s blue skies, blue seas, and bluebirds; I suppose you could eat the latter, but it sure isn’t common. Read more
  • Candidates for Laser Eye Surgery - July 4, 2019
    I love a good tongue twister. Here’s one for you: say laser assisted in situ keratomileusis three times fast! Actually, to start, try saying it one time slowly. The phrase is Read more

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