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What Causes Reading Problems As We Age?

I heard recently that 40 is the new 20! With so much exposure to what is current via TV, the internet and social media, it’s easier than ever to keep up with what’s trending and in style. One thing that is definitely never in style is squinting to read or see things up close! As we age, most people will find that their near vision gets worse! So, why is it when people hit the magic age of 40 that they start to have problems with reading? Read this week’s blog article to find out what causes reading problems as we age!

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What Causes Itchy Eyes?

Well, the warm weather is finally here and the trees and flowers are starting to bud! Most of us welcome this time of year. But unfortunately, this time of year causes some of us to suffer from itchy eyes. Itchy eyes are usually caused by some type of allergens, but not always. Our blog article this week addressed the question of what causes itchy eyes? And gives some solutions to help alleviate eye itch!

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What Are The Best Sunglasses For Golf?

Golf is such a great game! Who doesn’t like walking around on a beautifully manicured lawn out in the fresh air! The fact that you also get to whack a tiny white ball every so often, is therapeutic as well! Most seasoned golfers will agree that even though there is a great amount of skill and talent which is required to play the game. That the right golf gear also greatly impacts how a person plays. One item of gear that is often overlooked but can increase the odds of getting your ball in the hole is a good pair of sunglasses! But what are the best sunglasses for golf? Read our blog article this week to find out!

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Why Should I Wear Sports Glasses When Playing Sports?

Most of us know that vision is invaluable. Many athletes would agree that their vision is could be one of their best assets! Being able to see clearly and “keep an eye on the ball” so to speak, can make the difference between winning and losing. Vision is one of the key factors in excelling in performance! Therefore, it is of the utmost importance when participating in sports, that your eyesight is at the top of its game! Our blog article this week offers some great tips to keep your vision in tip-top shape to give you the “edge” over the competition by wearing sports glasses!

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Why Are Maui Jim Sunglasses Great?

Just saying the name, Maui Jim in my mind, conjures up the image of a guy who is cool, relaxed and easy going! Well, I’ll go one step further and say “I” also feel pretty relaxed and cool when I wear my own Maui Jim sunglasses! That is because wearing a pair of Maui Jim’s is so easy! From how they fit, to the vision they provide, Maui Jim sunglasses offer a great sunglass experience! But why are Maui Jim sunglasses so great? Read this week’s blog article to find out!

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Carrots for Healthy Eyes: Pineapple Carrot Muffins

Well, it’s that time of year again, It’s spring! When I think about the start of spring and Easter, I picture in my mind flowers, eggs, chocolates, and bunny rabbits. Bunny rabbits usually go hand in hand with carrots, and eating carrots are often connected to vision and eye health. Do you see where I’m going with this one?

Last spring, I wrote an article on the benefits of eating carrots and eye health. Because of this, I thought it appropriate to share one of my favourite carrot recipes – pineapple carrot muffins! Read this week’s blog article for a great recipe handed down from my mom and grandma – pineapple carrot muffins! These muffins are a great treat! Not only do they taste great, but they also help promote healthy eyes!

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What Causes Eye Fatigue?

Tired, burning, red eyes, seems to be a common problem. Especially if you find yourself burning the candle at both ends. But what is the best way to alleviate eye fatigue? Well, Identifying why your eyes are tired is the best way to answer that question. There are many different things that can cause eye fatigue. Our blog article this week will help you identify why your eyes are tired, and then give you some solutions to help fix the problem!

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What Should I Do With My Old Eyeglasses?

Well, spring is finally here! It won’t be long now and the flowers will be in bloom and the birds will be singing outside. It’s been a long winter for us here in Calgary. I personally feel like we had so much snow this winter. So much, that we should be spared from having any snow for the next few winters! And even though it is now officially spring, there’s still so much of the white stuff around. It’s for this reason that I find March to be a good month to start spring cleaning. It’s the perfect time to freshen up the home ahead of the nice weather. And if during your spring cleaning travels you should happen to find any unused old eyeglasses and are wondering what to do with them? Look no further! Read our blog article this week for some answer on what to do with old eyeglasses!

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How Does Sleep Affect Vision and Eye Health?

With daylight savings time approaching, I’m sure that there are many of us who are dreading losing an hour of sleep. Even though an hour doesn’t seem like much, it can really affect how a person feels and performs different tasks throughout the day. Not getting enough sleep in a night can also affect how our eyes perform. But how does lack of sleep affect vision and eye health? Read our blog article this week to find out!

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Is Buying Contact Lenses Online Safe?

It’s crazy how much the internet has changed our lives since it’s introduction only a few short decades ago. From how we get our information, how we socialize, to how we consider making purchases. It’s definitely made some aspects of life more convenient. With being able to purchase almost anything within the reach of our fingertips, one might ask themselves “why shouldn’t I purchase my contact lenses online as well?” But the truth is, buying your paper towel from an online store is quite different than buying a medical device, such as contact lenses. Our article this week educates on the risks of purchasing contact lenses online.
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