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Prescription glasses online
Is Buying Glasses Online a Good Idea?

Even though many people think buying glasses online is a good idea, it actually isn’t. Glasses are one of the most important items that you should consider purchasing in person. Why? Even though prescription glasses online offer cheaper frames, or BOGO offers, the benefits of buying...

Computer vision syndrome
What is Computer Vision Syndrome?

If you wear glasses and also stare at a computer screen for the majority of your day, you may have experienced different eye strain symptoms. What you may not not is there is something called computer vision syndrome, which causes harm to a person’s eyes...

Contact Lens
Contact Lens Wear and Care Tips

Here at Orchard Park Optometry, we receive many questions about contact lens wear and care. Many of our patients safely wear contacts every day, but there are some important wear and care tips every contact lens user should know. Use these tips to keep your eyes...

Laser Eye Surgery: Kelowna Optometrist Answers Common Questions

If you struggle with wearing contacts or prescription glasses, you may be interested in refractive surgery (also known as laser eye surgery). Orchard Park Optometry works closely with local refractive surgeons, to provide you with consultations before, and after surgery. We can advise you if...

Tips from the optometrist Kelowna trusts for avoiding eyestrain
10 Eyestrain Tips From an Optometrist Kelowna Residents Trust

Whether it’s at work or at home, most of us find ourselves spending a lot of time in front of computers. And in today’s world, optometrists know screen time is almost impossible to avoid, so we’ve compiled a list of tips to help minimize screen...

Kelowna Optometrists offer sun protection tips for your eyes
6 Tips to Protect Your Eyes from the Sun

We wear t-shirts, hats and sunscreen to protect our skin from the sun, but what about our eyes? Now that the Okanagan heat we all know and love is here, our Kelowna optometry team has compiled a list of tips to help you protect your...

Importance of regular eye exams
Why Are Regular Eye Exams Important?

Many people don’t realize it, but routine eye exams are an important component of your overall health care. It’s similar to visiting your dentist for checkups, or your family doctor for a physical. Your eyesight is intrinsic to your quality of life. Without it, you would...

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