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Can Cataracts Return After Surgery?

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Cataracts—among other things—are a common condition your eye doctor checks for when performing a comprehensive eye exam. While cataracts aren’t necessarily a threat to the overall health of the eye, they can severely impact a person’s vision, making normal daily activities more challenging, and making it unsafe to drive a vehicle. An optometrist can detect […]

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How to Control Myopia

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Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, affects many people. The Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) estimates that approximately 30% of the Canadian population has some form of myopia. Fortunately, it’s usually easy to correct and sometimes can even be managed with natural methods. The first step is for an eye doctor to diagnose the severity by […]

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What’s the Difference Between an Eye Exam and a Contact Lens Exam?

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Eye Exams: What’s the Difference? Your eyes are complex structures. The muscles, membranes, and tissue are essential to maintaining healthy, effective vision. Eye exams help evaluate sight, but they’re vital to protecting your health. Yet, there’s more than one type of eye test. When you choose to wear contact lenses, you’ll need a contact lens […]

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