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Yes, you should definitely reduce your screen time.
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We tend to take our eyes for granted. We often ignore the beauty of a sunset and don't think about all the nerves and muscles at play when we blink or focus on small print. The fact of the matter is t...
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Tired eyes, blurry vision, neck pain and headaches are all symptoms of our technology-obsessed reality and goes by the acronym DES: digital eye strain, also known as ocular fatigue.
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The struggle is real for people who wear glasses. Our spectacles often get fogged up in the winter, working out with them is always a difficult task and they somehow always go missing. But we often forget about the benefits they afford us. They open our eyes to a whole new world and offer us the opportunity to see things we wouldn’t otherwise be able to see.
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We all know that consistently staring at a screen for long periods of time can have short-term and long-term impacts on our eyes. When our kids are young we can control their screen time, but as our children age, we have less power over the time they spend on screen-based devices. The question is: How can we protect our kids' eyes?
Protecting your eyes is of the utmost importance all year long. This summer, don't compromise protection over style. A high quality sunglass should protect your eyes from UV rays, glare, impact and give you the best visual experience.
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Sooner or later, many Canadians will find themselves stretching their arms out to the point of shoulder dislocation, or using a magnifying glass from their child's science kit to read the fine print on medications, food packages, smartphone screens and more, before they give in to having to buy the inevitable reading glasses.
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One out of every three seniors in Ontario will have some form of vision-reducing eye disease. When you think about the strain and fatigue our eyes have endured throughout our lifetime, this makes sense. The countless hours spent in front of a computer screen or the damage caused by the powerful UV rays from the sun -- all of this slowly adds up.
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.
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.
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As parents, we know our children well, but do you know how well your child can see? October is Children's Vision Month and it's a good reason to pause and think about how our children see the world. It's easy to assume that their vision is perfect, especially when they haven't mentioned otherwise, since children simply believe that everyone sees the way they do.
It seems there is a disconnect between Canadians' personal views and their idea of how well the health system works for society at large. Canadians tout the public health care model as a big part of our national identity, say their experiences are mostly positive -- but then worry the system is failing.
Google is officially developing a futuristic new contact lens that will reportedly measure blood glucose levels. This technological breakthrough could be a huge boon for people suffering from diabete
The joy of makeup is how it can be used to play up or play down specific features that we love or loathe. If you’ve always wanted to maximize the impact your eyes have, there are certain tips to keep...
The eye is a complex organ and has developed a unique means to fight off germs. The eye has its own separate immune function to tackle a potential infection, which is called immune privilege. Research has since learned exactly how these peptides went about killing their enemies although the results are better placed in a Clive Barker novel -- AMPs manifest the well-known concept of death by a million paper cuts...
TORONTO - Carter Nattrass was hit in the eye with a pop fly ball during a baseball practice when he was nine years old. He and his family never imagined it would be more than a black eye."There were t...
Using surgical implants to change eye colour can rob people of their vision, some Canadian eye specialists warn. Cosmetic iris implants are not available in Canada or the U.S., but some Canadian doct...
LG Fashion Week in Toronto just wrapped up, and besides showcasing some incredible collections for next season, the shows gave us a chance to check out some of the hottest looks in makeup and hair for...
Building and maintaining excellent vision isn't something that happens without effort. Even if you believe nothing can be done to help your vision, taking steps to improve nutrition can go a long way...