You may have heard of glaucoma before. You’ve probably heard that this eye disease affects older people or people who suffer from other vision issues. So, if you have good vision, why worry about it now? Well, for starters, anyone can get glaucoma. In fact, about 50 percent of people who have glaucoma don’t even […]
Are Eye Tests & Eye Exams the Same Thing?
Your eyesight is one of your most important senses. Booking an appointment with your optometrist is so much more than just a preventative measure. Sure, your optometrist can spot signs of many health conditions which can limit the development of eye disease, but eye health is so much more than that. Good vision contributes to […]
How Does Blue Light Affect Children’s Sleep?
Between online learning and ever-present digital devices, children are spending exceptionally long hours in front of screens. Adults know that our own time spent in front of screens is exposing us to blue light that can seriously disrupt our sleep. This blue light exposure at night may be even worse for kids. Children are more […]
Are Polarized Sunglasses Better for Your Eyes?
Sunglasses are essential in the summer months, especially in Alberta, home to some of the sunniest places in Canada. If you’re looking for a new pair of sunglasses, some may recommend polarized lenses. They have many benefits and you do not need a prescription to get them, but are these sunglasses better for your eyes? […]
2021 Eyeglass Styles to Watch For
As we look forward from the tumultuous beginnings of 2021, we might all be wondering who we are and how to communicate that. For many of our eyewear customers, getting glasses isn’t just about correcting your vision, but about making a statement. Of course, liking a style for its own sake is one thing, but […]
Preparing Your Child for Their First Eye Exam
It might be hard to guess when you should take your child for your first eye exam. Instinctively, you would wait for them to complain of poor vision as they might complain about an injury. But children don’t always know when there’s a problem, one which might require immediate action from an eye doctor. From […]
15 Signs You Should See an Eye Doctor
We all know that getting regular eye exams is important. Adults should undergo an eye exam at least once every two years, though your optometrist may recommend you come visit more often. Here are 15 signs that you should make an appointment with your eye doctor. Foreign Object If you get anything in your eyes […]
Is Laser Eye Surgery Right for You?
Laser eye surgery has come a long way since it was first introduced, making it accessible to more people than ever before. But even with all these advancements, not everyone is a candidate for laser eye surgery. Conditions like diabetes, glaucoma, and cataracts can influence whether laser eye surgery is right for you. Even personal […]
What Eyeglass Lenses Are Best for Your Glasses?
So you’re in the market for a new pair of glasses? That’s great! But there’s a lot to consider before you’re able to pick the perfect pair, and much of it has to do with how your lenses serve your eyes. Every pair of eyes are different, sometimes even from each other, so the very […]
The Best Glasses Frames for Your Face Shape
Glasses are more than just a tool to help you see; they’re an extension of your unique personality and fashion sense! Because of this, some thought has to go into choosing your glasses, including the style, colour, and finally, the size. Today, we’re going to take a look at the different face shapes and their […]