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Progressive Lenses vs. Bifocals: What’s the Difference?

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Some people over the age of 40 may find themselves needing reading glasses or they may feel like their vision is getting worse. They may be developing presbyopia. This is a common condition that affects many of us as we age. Fortunately, it can be treated with bifocals or progressive lenses. What’s the difference between […]

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How Long Does Eye Strain Last? Monitoring Your Screen Time

A professional-looking young man rubbed both of his eyes after a long exposure to his laptop screen.

Every day, we are surrounded by screens. Smartphones, televisions, computers, tablets, and gaming devices are present—and often so is digital eye strain. With many Canadians spending 2 hours per day or more on digital devices, uncomfortable and irritating eye strain symptoms are becoming more prevalent.  While technology isn’t the only cause of eye strain, it […]

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How Do Contact Lenses Work?

A woman putting a contact lens on her right eye using her right hand with her left hand holding her eyelid.

A popular alternative to eyeglasses, contact lenses offer a convenient and comfortable solution for vision correction, made possible through contact lens exams and fittings. By redirecting light to focus correctly on the retina, contact lenses can offer clear vision without the necessity of frames, creating a smooth visual experience. What Contact Lenses Do Contact lenses […]

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Do Blue Light Glasses Help With Headaches?

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If you use computers and other digital devices frequently, you’ve likely experienced headaches or migraines, sore neck, and dry eyes before. These symptoms are related to digital eye strain, an irritating condition.  Blue light glasses are a popular suggestion when someone experiences headaches and other symptoms related to digital eye strain, because they effectively filter […]

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