Victoria Optometrist

What Things To Look For In An Eye Doctor

Finding a new eye doctor can be daunting. Where do you start? How do you know if someone is a good fit for you? Finding a trust-worthy optometrist might feel overwhelming because there are so many options. Fear not, we have got you covered in this week’s blog post all about things to look for in a Victoria optometrist! Let’s begin…

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Lifestyle Choices & Glaucoma

Do Lifestyle Choices Prevent Or Slow Down Glaucoma?

There is no doubt that there are a number of factors that play into our health. Top of mind for most people when it comes to their health is their genes. What are you predisposed to because of your genes? Although we cannot change our genes, there is something we do have control over that is also a significant factor in our health – lifestyle. Each one of us is affected by our lifestyle choices. This week we will examine whether one’s lifestyle choices can prevent or slow down glaucoma progression. Read on to find out!

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Does What You Put In Your Mouth Really Affect Your Eyes?

Does Food Really Affect Your Eye Health?

These days with the vast amount of ‘tailored’ information being thrown at us through social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, it’s hard to know what’s real and what’s not. When it comes to your eye health it’s important for everyone to do their due diligence and know when a claim is false.

Does what you put in your mouth really affect your eye health? We will explore this topic in this week’s blog post. It’s a juicy one – enjoy!

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Layers

The Different Layers Of The Cornea

The eye has many important parts that all work together like a well-oiled machine! In this week’s blog post we will discuss in detail the cornea. Read on to learn more about the function as well as the different layers of the cornea! We hope you enjoy.

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Eye Injuries Due To Detergent Pods

Detergent Pods Resulting In More Eye Injuries

Many people use detergent pods for either their dishwasher or washing machine or for both. They are marketed as being more than just a detergent. Made with concentrated liquids, these tiny pacs increase convenience and get rid of the need to measure detergent. However, they pose a serious health risk to children and in some cases adults. Learn about the dangers of detergent pods to your eyes and what to do in case of an eye injury resulting from a pod.

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Binocular Vision Issues

Binocular Vision: Is Your Child Having Trouble With Reading?

As humans, we greatly rely on our vision, so much so that it has been estimated that 80% of what is learned is through sight. But, if your vision is compromised, navigating day to day can become extremely difficult, especially for a child. We know vision is critical for a young developing mind, but there isn’t enough emphasis on ensuring not only can our children see clearly, but that they have healthy eyes too. This week’s blog post will highlight binocular vision issues and why it can make a difference in your child’s ability to learn how to read.

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Droopy Eyelid

What Causes Droopy Eyelid? Symptoms, Diagnosis, & Treatment

When you read the words “droopy eyelid” you probably think of someone who is elderly who has lost skin elasticity. Although this can occur as you age, a droopy eyelid can affect a person at any age. That’s right! Read this week’s article all about this topic. We will cover the symptoms, diagnosis, and what you can do help correct this issue. We hope you enjoy it.

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