Contact Lenses

Why Now Is A Good Time To See An Eye Doctor

Dr. Jeff Goodhew | Posted 12.04.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Jeff Goodhew

Aside from having healthy eyes and good vision, optometrists play a vital role in your overall health care. Most people don't know that as optometrists, we can identify other health conditions early such as diabetes, elevated cholesterol, MS and high blood pressure, which can often be first detected through an eye exam.

Beware Goblins, Ghouls And Cheap Cosmetic Contact Lenses

Dr. Jeff Goodhew | Posted 10.30.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Jeff Goodhew

The issue and risks are so high that it has triggered Health Canada to regulate cosmetic contact lenses in the same way as corrective lenses. Manufacturers will have until July 2016 to comply. Cosmetic contact lenses will face the same licensing, manufacturing, labeling and instruction requirements to improve their safety as other medical devices do.

WATCH: Google Wants To Be In Your Eyes... Literally

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.10.2015 | Canada Business

Google is officially developing a futuristic new contact lens that will reportedly measure blood glucose levels. This technological breakthrough could...

Check Your Lenses: Another Contact Lens Recall Announced

CBC | Posted 11.17.2011 | Canada Living

Contact lens maker CooperVision is expanding its recall of the encore 100 brand lenses. The company announced Wednesday it is recalling certain lot...

Lordy, I Can See!

Yvonne Crittenden | Posted 12.12.2011 | Canada Living
Yvonne Crittenden

When I was diagnosed with a severe case of astigmatism, or short-sightedness, it seemed like a life sentence. Those were the days when those who wore glasses were scorned as losers, and reminded of humorist Dorothy Parker's famous adage: Men never make passes at girls who wear glasses.