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Carrots And Healthy Eyes – Eat For Your Eyes

There has probably been a moment in your life, when your mom or dad had said “eat your carrots, they are good for your eyes”! Is this phrase a myth? Has it been conjured up by parents everywhere in an attempt to get their children to eat their veggies? Well, it turns out that your mom or dad aren’t far off the mark. There is a relationship between consuming carrots and healthy eyes!

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Eat for Your Eyes: Diet and Eye Health

As we age, our bodies need more and more vital nutrients to help our body’s systems work to their full potential. Good nutrition can help delay or even prevent certain eye problems and diseases. Some eye diseases and conditions are age related, such as age related macular degeneration and cataracts. These are the two most common causes of vision impairment as we age. That is why it is important to “eat for your eyes”. 

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Warning Signs of an Ocular Emergency

Our eyes are delicate! And just like the rest of our body, our eyes are not exempt from injury and accidents. On occasion, certain eye infection, eye conditions, and eye injuries may need emergency care and attention! Regular eye exams are important in helping to monitor eye health, but accidents and emergencies can and do happen. It is important to know what some warning signs of a true ocular emergency are. That way you can take the proper steps and necessary measures to help protect your vision!

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The Advantages Of Snow Goggles

Some people think that wearing sunglasses is sufficient, when they head out to enjoy winter sports. However, when partaking in many winter sporting activities, like skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing, a good pair of sunglasses is no match for a great pair of snow goggles. There are many advantages that snow goggles offer over sunglasses. Making many winter activities much more enjoyable!

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Winter Eye Protection

They don’t call Canada “the Great White North” for nothing! With so many of our winter days being abundant with snow, many Canadians have learned to enjoy and embrace the “snow day”. With there being a plethora of activities and options that cater to the cold, fluffy white stuff, it’s easy for many of us leave the comfort of our cozy homes. So in temperature only suitable for polar bears and penguins we set out in search of our next great winter adventure! Skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing are just a few of the more popular activities that people enjoy doing during our cold winter months. And with Calgary, being just a stone’s throw away from the mountains, many Calgarians take part in many different snow sports. Just as eye protection is important when it is warm and sunny, wearing winter eye protection is important when enjoying a winter’s day. 

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How To Put In Eye Drops: 10 Easy Steps

Putting a drop of solution into the eyes seems like a simple thing to do. That is until you have to do it! Eye drops are often used to treat a wide variety of eye conditions and diseases. Glaucoma, dry eye and certain eye infections, are just a few examples where drops may be used for treatment. In many cases, eye drops are essential in the preservation of ones eye sight and eye health. Therefore, it is important when using eye drops, that you know how to put them into your eyes correctly!

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Tips For Selecting Children’s Eyeglass Frames

A first pair of eyeglasses is a big deal for anyone at any age! But getting a first pair of eyeglasses for a child can feel like a real challenge! Often, the selection of frames within an optical store can be huge! Having no shortage of selection in children’s eyeglass frames, can make the process of selecting a frame confusing and overwhelming. You want the best for your kid, so how do you know what frame will be appropriate and best suited for them!? Here are some tips to help you out!

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How To Protect Your Eyesight

Our eyes go to work for us, first thing in the morning when we wake up, and they don’t stop working until we go to bed! Vision is such an important aspect of our everyday world. Most of us can’t even truly imagine what our lives would be like if we couldn’t see. That’s why protecting and maintaining healthy eyes and vision is very important. It is one of the most important things that you can do to maintain your quality of life. Here are some tips on how you can protect your eyesight.

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Smoking And Your Vision

We’ve all heard and seen the pictures that illustrate just how BAD smoking is for people. Many of us even know of someone who has battled with illness as a result of smoking! So if smoking is so bad, why do so many people still do it? If the list of common known reasons, why smoking is bad isn’t enough, we are going to try and bring attention to one more in our blog post this week. Smoking is also harmful on eye health!

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The Benefits Of Contact Lenses!

With January being the start of a new year, often people are in a mood for change! If you are a full time glasses wearer, a change may be to introduce contact lenses to correct your vision. Wearing a contact lens can really help improve an eyeglass wearers life in so many different ways. Being free of wearing eyeglasses offers a cosmetic change and also freedom and flexibility that eyeglasses can’t. Here are just a few reason’s why people may consider wearing contacts.

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