Involuntary Eye Movement? Your Full Guide to Understanding Nystagmus Symptoms

Posted on June 18th, 2021

Nystagmus is an eye disorder that results in rapid involuntary eye movements of one or both eyes. It is sometimes incorrectly described as “danc...

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Cataracts

Posted on June 17th, 2021

It’s Cataracts Awareness month, a time to get familiar with both the common and lesser-known facts about the disease. The good news is that comm...

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Men’s Health: The Dangers of Avoiding Eye Exams and Common Eye Diseases to Watch Out For

Posted on June 15th, 2021

This Canadian Men’s Health Week, we’re keeping men’s physical health—especially eye health—top of mind! While most co...

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Discover how Heatstroke and UV Radiation Affect Your Eyes and Your Body

Posted on June 8th, 2021

As we head into hot summer days and we’re spending more time outdoors, it’s important to be mindful of our body temperature. Heatstroke ca...

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What are Cataracts? Your Complete Guide to Vision Loss and Prevention

Posted on June 2nd, 2021

More than 2.5 million Canadians are currently living with cataracts. A disease often associated with ageing generations, it can cause significant...

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12 Plants and Flowers to Avoid if You Suffer from Eye Allergies

Posted on May 31st, 2021

It’s hard to determine what might be triggering your seasonal allergies when you’re indoors. Your home is clean, you have no pets, and the...

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3 Tips to Help Prevent Eye Discomfort Indoors Due to Seasonal Allergies

Posted on May 11th, 2021

Have you ever wondered why seasonal allergy symptoms such as dry itchy eyes or eye pain sometimes affect you indoors? It could be due to the air quali...

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How Healthy Are Your Eyes? Take This Vision Checklist

Posted on May 10th, 2021

When it comes to our overall health, our bodies use symptoms to let us know there's a problem. Unfortunately, most eye conditions or diseases are...

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Mental Health Week: Are Vision Loss, Anxiety and Depression Connected?

Posted on May 7th, 2021

As we make our way through the second year of what has been a tumultuous time, it is more important than ever to discuss how mental health can affect...

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7 Articles You Should Check Out This Vision Health Month

Posted on May 5th, 2021

Whether it’s taking small steps to make your home more eye-friendly or booking a comprehensive eye exam with your optometrist each year, prevent...

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Why Are Women More Likely to Develop Eye Diseases?

Posted on April 29th, 2021

Women make up two-thirds of the world’s blind and visually impaired individuals. Girls and women, especially those in low- and middle-income cou...

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Allergic Conjunctivitis: Everything You Need to Know

Posted on April 14th, 2021

A common condition this time of year is allergic conjunctivitis, which is eye inflammation caused by an allergic reaction. While it may sound serious,...

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5 Simple Ways to Prevent Sports-Related Eye Injuries

Posted on April 6th, 2021

  How to Prevent Sports-Related Eye Injuries Ranging from minor to severe, sports-related eye injuries are common. Research provided by the...

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Six Ways to Protect Your Eyes from Allergies

Posted on March 25th, 2021

For many, allergies can be difficult to avoid this time of year. One in six Canadians experience seasonal allergies, usually beginning in the spring....

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Allergies in Women: Why There’s a Higher Risk

Posted on March 22nd, 2021

Developing Allergies is More Prevalent in Women Every spring, allergy season comes around. Depending on the reaction type and the level of sensitiv...

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