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All Posts Tagged: Vision

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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12 Weeks to Beautiful Eyelashes With Latisse ®

A new year is often a time when people make a conscious effort to change different aspects about their life. Some of the more popular New Years resolutions are to lose weight, get it shape, stop smoking… A New Years resolution can be anything…. Even new, bigger, beautiful lashes!!! If you’re wanting to make a change to your appearance that will enhance the natural beauty of your eyes, there is a new lash enhancing option for you! Here at the Glenmore Landing Vision Centre, we are pleased to now be offering Latisse ® eyelash enhancing treatments to our patients!

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New Years Resolutions and Healthy Eyes

Out with the old, in with the new! It’s almost New Years, and for many people this also means a start to their new years resolutions.  The ringing in of a new year is an excellent time to start working on self improvements, such as health and fitness goals using a healthy diet and the program in this Science Based Six Pack review. Especially after consuming the many sweets that appear in abundance during the holiday season. But did you know that many of the common New Years resolutions that people make, can also have a benefit to eye health? Our blog article this week explores the connection between three common New Years resolutions and healthy eyes.

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A Christmas Feast For The Eyes – Healthy Eyes

The holiday season is a time of joy, cheer, and food, food… FOOD! For many of us, we use the holidays as an excuse to ignore our diets and indulge in all the yummy feasts and treats that make the holiday season just that much merrier. So, to help with any guilt that you may feel while indulging in all that amazing food, we’ve come up with a list of some Christmas food staples and how they are good for your vision and healthy eyes!

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Understanding Being Colour Blind

Red and white candy canes, emerald green christmas trees, and cherry red Santa suits. Red and green are definitely the trade mark colours of Christmas! But did you know that the colours red and green are also the colours that are most often affected when people are colour blind? Many people think that being colour blind, means seeing the world in shades of black, grey, and white. Often people are not aware of what being colour blind truly means. Being colour blind is a fairly common condition (especially in men). Our blog article this week hopefully can answer some questions on this fairly common eye condition.  

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What is Astigmatism Correction, And Just How Is It Corrected?

Many people think that if they have an astigmatism, they have a special eye condition. However, astigmatism is a very common vision problem. An astigmatism is a refractive error in vision, just like being farsighted or nearsighted. It is caused by having an eye which is not shaped round or spherical, but more like an egg or football. This causes light to bend in different directions and not focus on the back of the eye properly. A recommendation for vision correction will be made, if you are found to have an astigmatism during your vision exam. Astigmatism is normally corrected with eyeglasses or contact lenses. Some patients may even get their astigmatism corrected with laser eye surgery.

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What Are the Advantages Of Multiple Eyeglasses?

It’s getting to be that time of year again, when you may find yourself with some unused optical benefits, or with left over money in a health spending account. Many insurance plans expire at the end of the year. Often, unused benefit dollars will not be carried forward. If you don’t use them, you lose them! This year, If you find yourself with extra money to put towards your eye care or multiple eyeglasses, now is a great time to do it! Many people are not aware that there are many advantages to owning multiple pairs of eyeglasses.

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Eye Health Tips

As humans, we are very reliant on our sense of sight. It is easy to see through our everyday lifestyles and activities, just how reliant on vision that we are. Just imagine how different your day would be if you didn’t have your sight. Our eyes, just like all the other parts of our body need a certain amount of care for them to function properly. Here are some tips that can help you maintain good eye health!

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What Is Glaucoma?

There are many different eye conditions and diseases that can affect vision and the health of the eyes. Depending on what these conditions are, there can be noticeable changes in vision and eye health. For other conditions, there are sometimes no tell tale signs that problems may be arising. Glaucoma, is one such eye condition which generally has no signs or symptoms. Unless detected while in the early stages through an eye exam, glaucoma can cause irreversible damage to the eyes, which often results in vision loss.

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Problems With Night Vision

Well, it’s that time of year again… daylight savings time! For some of us, daylight savings time is welcomed because it gives us extra hours of sunshine in the morning. However for many people, especially those who have problems with night vision, the darker evenings earlier, makes for more difficult and unpleasant commutes home from work. But what exactly causes problems with night vision? There are many different reasons and conditions which make it harder for a person to see at night. Here’s some explanations for some of them.
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