Low Vision

Causes Of Low Vision & Low Vision Aids

Many people are unaware of what low vision really means. Is it anyone whose vision is below 20/20? Or does it mean being nearsighted or farsighted? Although, these terms do explain vision issues, low vision or partial sight is reserved for those people who are unable to see clearly after all corrections, like glasses, contacts, or surgery. However, it is important to note that low vision is different than being legally blind. Learn why in this week’s blog post, which will touch on what low vision is, it’s causes and available aids. Read on to learn more about low vision!

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Diabetes and your eyes

How Diabetes Affects Your Eyes

Diabetes is a disease which effects many Canadians. Many of us are aware that diabetes is characterized by the body’s inability to regulate insulin. But did you know that it can lead to vision loss?

Those who have diabetes should see their optometrist on an annual basis to assess the effect of the disease on the eyes. Read more