Where are you reading this post? Whether it be on your coffee break at one of Victoria’s many fabulous local coffee shops or on a sandy beach somewhere in beautiful Jamaica. Your surrounding elements are affecting your eyes. Learn how in this week’s blog post on the environmental effects on our eyes. We hope you enjoy it!
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!
If you haven’t heard of blue light, you should become familiar with it! Your being exposed to blue light right now as you read this very post! So why should you care about it? Well, there may be some unwanted long-term effects on your eye health, but there also may be some benefits to blue light as well. Read on to find out how to benefit from blue light and steer clear from its dangers. Read more
Yep, it’s officially October and many of us are excited for all the fall festivities, which of course includes pumpkin everything! It is especially popular in things we eat and drink, from lattes to pies and everything in between. But, are there eye health benefits to eating pumpkin? Read on to find out. Read more
Macular degeneration, or also called age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects the macula, which is the central most part of the retina in the back of the eye. This area of the retina is used for central visual tasks, such as reading, driving and facial recognition. Although there is no cure for AMD, early detection and treatment can help reduce progressive vision loss. Read more