Healthy vision is something that is very important for athletes. Good vision factors in to athletic performance in almost every sport, so it is essential to maintain good eye health. There are several visual skills that factor into sports performance. When one or more of these skills are lacking, not only are you at risk … Continue reading Vision for Athletes- Top Visual Skills Essential for Athletes
Eye problems can be quite bothersome, especially if they’re persistent and don’t have a clear cause. Dry and watery eyes can hold you back from truly enjoying your day to day life. No one wants to walk around with a tissue wiping their eyes all day! Did you know? Dry or watery eyes may be … Continue reading Dry Eyes vs Watery Eyes: Why and What to Do?
Wearing eye makeup is such a common thing, we often don’t consider how doing so can affect our eyes. But applying makeup can expose your eyes to dirt, bacteria and fungus so it’s important to use makeup mindfully! Follow these easy do’s and don’ts to keep your eyes safe and clean. Steps for responsible eye … Continue reading Your Eyes and Cosmetics – Does and Don’ts
New year… New resolutions! For many this means a new diet, with the hopes that they can shed those extra 5lbs they put on last year. But this year, there’s a new diet that should take precedence in your life: an eye diet! No, that doesn’t mean your eyes need to lose weight. We’re talking … Continue reading New Years Resolution: Go on an Eye Diet
Vision and learning are closely tied together, with an estimated 80% of learning absorbed through visual means. This means that staying on top of any potential vision problems is rather important! Even with OHIP providing free yearly eye exams for all kids, it’s common for eye problems to go undiagnosed for longer than they should. … Continue reading Undiagnosed Vision Problems Harm Children in Several Ways
Use of screens and digital media among children has dramatically increased over the past several years. Further, usage of electronic devices like iPods and mobile phones has been starting earlier in childhood, prompting many studies investigating health implications. From the possible damage to their eyes to the effect on a child’s attention span and physical … Continue reading Children and Screen Time: Are Screens Bad for their Eyes?
Simply put, annual eye exams are essential for children. When children are young it’s easy to not notice any possible eye sight issues because they likely don’t even notice that there is a problem, and if they’re very young, they may not be able to vocalize the issue. As children get older, and especially as … Continue reading Why Children Need to See an Eye Doctor Annually
For many, fall means the return of comfy sweaters, scary movies and pumpkin flavoured everything. In Oakville and area, fall brings out some fun festivals and neat sights that have you wanting to take those comfy sweaters on a field trip! So, dust off your fall jacket, give those slippers a reprieve for another month … Continue reading The Most Beautiful Autumn Sights & Activities in Oakville
Back to school means more than shopping for back to school supplies, it’s about getting back to school healthy and ready-to-learn, and that includes ensuring perfect vision and eye health! For most families in Ontario and the rest of Canada, September means time to head back to school and all that goes with it. Don’t leave … Continue reading Back to School: An Ideal Time for Annual Eye Exams
Our eyes are very literally how we see the world, so it’s a must that your eyes are well taken care of. They distinguish the colours we can see, but have you ever wondered exactly HOW we see colour and whether everyone sees colours the same way? The process that our eyes use to interpret colour is … Continue reading How Do We See Colour? Your Eyes are a Marvel of Nature