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COVID-19 – 5 Tips to Protect Yourself and Eyes During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 virus has definitely turned our world upside down. But, there are certain precautions that we can take to protect our health and eyes during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Using common-sense while taking extra precautions like shielding our eyes and practicing good hygiene can play an important role in helping to lower the chance of contracting a COVID-19 infection. Here are 5 tips to help protect yourself and your eye health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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What Causes Light-Sensitive Eyes?

Do you have light-sensitive eyes? Sometimes, does light cause you to squint or does it make your eyes feel uncomfortable? Do you tend to shy away from areas of brightness and prefer environments that are a little darker? Trying to avoid bright situations to avoid uncomfortable eyes might have you questioning if you’re part vampire. But having eyes that are sensitive to light (medically known as photophobia) is not only irritating but it is also common. But what causes light-sensitive eyes? Here are some reasons that cause eyes to be photophobic and some solutions to help with the discomfort. Read on to find out more!

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What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

You know that burning feeling that you get when you’re tired or have worked at your computer too long? Well, those symptoms that you’ve experienced are some symptoms that go hand in hand with dry eye syndrome. Dry eye syndrome is a common eye problem, especially for people age 50 or older. But this eye condition doesn’t discriminate and can actually affect anyone, especially now that more and more people do tons of digital work. Because of this, more people are having symptoms which are related to dry eyes. But don’t worry! Read our blog article this week to understand just what dry eye syndrome is and what you can do to help your eyes.

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I Have Good Vision, Do I Still Need An Eye Exam?

January is usually the month where people resolve to get back on track with their health goals after the holiday season.  Many new year resolutions aim at focusing on areas where people feel that they need improvement.  But maintaining the areas where there are no signs of problems should not go overlooked.  The eyes can easily fall victim to this type of thinking.  People often wonder, “do I really need an eye exam if I have good vision?”  Well, we’re here to tell you, “yes, you do!”  Read our blog article this week to learn why you should have an eye exam, even if you have no vision problems.

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Common Vision Terms Explained

Vision terms can sound like someone is speaking another language. For example, you might have heard someone throw around facts, such as they are farsighted or their vision is 20/20. But what exactly do those optometry terms mean? There are lots of optometry terms that many people might not know exactly what they mean. However, it’s good to be educated about them because they might help you understand your vision and eyes better! Read our blog article this week to learn exactly what some of the more common vision terms mean!
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How To Avoid A Holiday Eye Accident!

Yay! Only a few weeks left until Christmas! This time of year is so exciting! There’s so much joy from being with friends and family, enjoying good food and giving gifts! It’s an especially exciting time of year for small children. With visions of Santa bringing presents, how could they not be excited?! Have you ever thought that some of the gifts that you give a child could cause them injury? Don’t let all of the joy and excitement of the holiday season get spoiled by an avoidable eye accident! Here are some gift-giving safety tips to help keep small children and their peepers safe over the holidays!

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The Connection Between Food and Eye Health

Did you know that there is a connection between food and eye health? ‘Tis the season of food, food, and more FOOD! With so many tasty treats and yummy temptations during the holiday season, it’s easy to overindulge! We know that too many sweets aren’t kind to the waistline. But, can what you eat really affect your vision and eye health as well? When it comes to vision and the health of your eyes, it’s important to know ALL the facts. In this week’s blog article, we will explore the connection between food and eye health.

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Do I Only Need An Eye Appointment When I Have An Eye Problem?

Typically, many medical appointments are booked when a person is experiencing a problem, an eye problem is no different. For example, people often tend to see their doctor when they have a cold or flu, or they suffer an accident or injury. Does the same health care concept of just treating the ailment ring true for our eyes? Should a person only see their optometrist when they have an eye problem? Well, that answer is NO! Read our blog article this week to learn why a person needs to visit their optometrist routinely. Not only when they have an eye problem! 
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How to Choose A Calgary Eye Doctor

Do you have a Calgary eye doctor? Finding a new service provider for anything can be stressful. It can be an especially daunting task when it pertains to your health. Where does a person start to look? Sometimes, it’s hard to know if someone is going to be a good choice for you and your family. There are so many eye care professionals out there! Trying to find an optometrist who you are comfortable with and can trust can make a person feel overwhelmed! That’s why we thought it important to write a blog article to help. Read this week’s blog to help you determine what to look for when choosing a Calgary eye doctor!

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Problems With Reading – How Well Do Your Child’s Eyes Work Together?

Does your child have problems with reading? A check of their vision evaluates how well your child’s eyes work together. Wow! It’s hard to believe that it’s already November. It seems like the start of the school year was just yesterday! Because we are now well into the school year, it’s a great time again to talk about your child’s vision! As mentioned in our earlier blog post, statistics say that 80% of learning is visual. Because of this, the relationship between a child’s vision and their developing brain is so important! Ensuring that a child has healthy eyes and can see well, greatly affects their ability to learn and read. Do you know if your child has problems reading? Our blog post this week discusses the relationship between binocular vision and problems with reading in children.

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