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What Is The Difference Between An Eye Exam and Eyesight Test

Some optical stores offer eyesight tests, often using automated machinery. This has raised some questions about eyesight tests vs eye exams, including which one a patient needs. This article will explain the difference, so you know which is right for you. WHO’S PERFORMING THE TEST? Most eyesight tests are performed by a computer. Accuracy is limited, as is the

By |March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

When Should Children Get Eye Exams?

An eye exam is an expert assessment of your eyes health and vision, performed by an  Ophthalmologist (MD) or an Optometrist (OD). Exams are important at all stages of our lives, but especially for kids. Your child’s pediatrician will provide brief examinations, but without the advanced training and clinical tools, they’re unable to find the deficiencies or potential problems that

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What Are The 5 Most Common Eye Conditions

The eye is a complex organ. Consisting of the cornea, tear ducts, optic nerve, lens, retina, iris and pupil; with so many working parts, it's understandable that many things can go wrong, especially as we age. Below are the top 5 eye conditions we experience, especially living here in Ottawa.   1. REFRACTIVE ERRORS The National Eye Institute tells

By |January 28th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Here are 5 Myths About Cataracts

Most of us are used to clear vision when we’re young but as we age, that clear lens we see through, that focuses light behind the pupil becomes cloudy and a little yellowish. This is because our body is able to replace dying cells more quickly when we’re young.  Many people believe that cataracts grow on your eyes, that

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3 Signs It’s Time For An Eye Exam

Your eyesight is important. That’s why it’s important to try and see an optometrist on a regular basis in order to identify any potential issues that could be affecting your eyes. If you’re experiencing signs that you should go for an eye exam – do not hesitate! Today we are showing three signs that tell

By |December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips For Keeping Your Eyes Healthy

Our eyesight is something that often gets taken for granted. It’s not something that we actively think about, rather it’s something that we’re so accustomed to that we don’t even think about it. However, as you get older it is very important to ensure that you are keeping your eyes healthy! Today we will be

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