Many people are still not aware of the fact that people who have diabetes are more at risk of developing vision stealing cataracts than the people who do not have the disease. The risk percentage is greater in the case of women sufferers. Even a simple eye examination can point fingers towards diabetes and other underlying health issues. Well, whatever the issue is, early detection provides patients a better chance of fighting with the disease.Read More
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Have you been advised for vision improvement? Are you confused in selecting between eyeglasses or contact lenses? It is inevitable for every layman to resolve such issues. Then, what will you do? From major to minor, there are some genuine points - like ease, comfort, and daily routine - that you must consider during the selection of eyeglasses or contact lenses.Read More
If I ask you about your last appointment with an eye specialist, I am sure majority of you would not be able to answer. It’s an undeniable fact that eyes are often taken for granted. Well, eye related issues start showing their signs after 40 years of age and can get worse if ignored or kept untreated for a long period of time. That is why you should start taking your eyes seriously to keep it healthy in long run. In this blog I have come up with some important information on common eye problems that will be helpful for you to review before your next eye appointment.Read More
A contact lens is a thin, curved lens placed on the surface of your eye to improve your vision. They float on the tear film that covers your cornea. The lens is naturally clear, but it is often given a slight tinge of color to make it easier for the user to handle them.Read More
How many times have we heard of the proverb, "Prevention is better than cure," and have still failed miserably to abide by it?
Many people ignore a regular eye exam because they feel their vision is good enough. But, there is more to an eye exam than just a simple diagnosis of blurry vision. Doctors advise patients to undergo a regular eye checkup every year as eyes not only reveal the problem with your sight but also issues you might have with your entire body.Read More
It is an undeniable fact that we often take our eyes for granted. We generally pay more attention to our shape and size than our eyes but we should never forget that to maintain a healthy lifestyle it is essential for us to give equal importance to our eyes as well. A study shows that every 1 out of 6 people face vision-related problems at the age of 45 and above and the number is increasing at an alarming rate. You can certainly put the blame on our modern lifestyle for these numbers.Read More
Our lifestyles today, are in a great way responsible for causing damage to our vision. We are constantly exposed to computer or mobile phone screens either for business or for leisurely purposes which strain our eyes. We have become accustomed to a sedentary lifestyle and indulge in junk food more often than not. To avoid problems with vision, it is essential that we make certain changes to our lifestyle which will help us avoid any complications with sight throughout our life.Read More
We are living in an era where eye problems are becoming more prevalent than ever. As it turns out, advancing age is not the only reason for weakening eyes anymore. Lifestyle issues, diet deficiencies, and long working hours have been found to adversely affect sight too.Read More
Your eyesight is a precious gift that should be protected at all cost. A regular eye exam ensures the changes in vision and general eye health early on before they develop into serious conditions. By observing changes in your eyes and vision, your optometrist in Brampton can determine early signs of different health conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes before they can cause serious and life-threatening problems.Read More
For all those who are extra cautious about their looks while wearing spectacles, contact lenses are the best option for them for the simple reason that people remain unaware of you wearing it.
Since most of us who use contact lenses wear it all day long, it is extremely important that you get the best contact lenses fitting to suit your comfort and avoid injury to your eyes.Read More