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Your Family Eye History is Very Important When it Comes To Your Own Eyes

That little area on patient check-in forms about family history is more important than you may realize.
Usually, when patients reach this part of the check-in form they do their best and write something, but fail to write a complete family eye history because they just don’t know. Many eye diseases are hereditary and so knowing your full family eye history helps your optometrist identify potential high-risk areas. Read more

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

Glaucoma Causes, Prevention & Treatment – Learn about Glaucoma

Did you know glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in Canada?

Some of you may have heard of this debilitating eye disease, or know of someone who has it. Unfortunately, however, I come across many patients who are completely unaware of it, or who are misinformed, and so I want to take this time to shed some light on this very serious eye condition. Read more