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Dry Eye

Dry eye can be caused by a variety of factors, and often it isn’t completely curable. It has varying stages of severity, but despite this is generally able to be managed well. With effective treatment, most people with dry eye are able to enjoy good quality of vision. Dry eye…

Published: 2016-02-25Read Article
Allergies

Many people suffer from allergies, and a common symptom is itchy, watery, or burning eyes. Other conditions, like conjunctivitis, can also be prompted by allergies. Approximately 15% of Canadians have seasonal allergies, though studies suggest that the number is growing. It is becoming more common to hear of people using…

Published: 2016-02-25Read Article
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is the major cause of vision loss for Canadians aged 65 and older. It is a fairly common problem that is experienced by men and women from all backgrounds. AMD comes in two forms: dry, and wet. The dry form is the early stage of…

Published: 2016-02-25Read Article
Cataracts

Cataracts are well known and studied due to their frequency and relatively standard treatments. There are three main types of cataracts in adults: Cortical cataracts - White opaque spots begin forming in your peripheral vision. Appearing in the lens first, they tend to look like bike spokes in how they…

Published: 2016-02-25Read Article
Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

More commonly referred to as “pink eye” or “red eye”, conjunctivitis takes up many forms and can be brought on through a variety of mechanisms. Because of this, if you are experiencing conjunctivitis symptoms it is important that you seek medical assistance to diagnose and treat it. Different Types of…

Published: 2016-02-25Read Article