Today, approximately 5.59 million Canadians live with a disease that can cause blindness or vision loss. Many of these diseases, such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic eye disease, develop without causing any noticeable symptoms. By the time patients become aware of changes to their sight, their eyes have usually sustained permanent damage. The positive […]
Glaucoma is one of Canada’s leading causes of vision loss. Approximately 400, 000 Canadians live with glaucoma, yet most of us know very little about the disease. As an optometrist, I feel that it is very important that my patients understand any and all threats to their vision. In my opinion, glaucoma is one of […]
Sunglasses are more than a simple fashion statement. They are not even all about comfort. Filtering out UV radiation can save your eyes from severe long-term damage. But the sun isn’t the only source of ultraviolet light. Take a look at this helpful infographic to learn more about the impact of UV light.