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
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
Summer is a fun time of year no matter where you are in the world. But in Canada, summer is when everything seems to come alive! And with the kids out of school you’re probably looking for things to do with them around town. So, we’ve put together this list of top sights to see … Continue reading Top 10 Things to See in Oakville this Summer (A Feast for the Eyes!)
Your eyes are, very literally, your window to the world! It’s important to get regular eye exams to help ensure your eyes stay in their healthiest form. With the increased use of screens and digital media in our world today, the pressure on our eyes is greater than it has ever been before. Getting regular … Continue reading Eye Exams: Why are they Important and When Should I Get One?
You want quality services near you, and finding a great optometrist nearby to take care of the eye care needs of you and your family is no exception. If you live in Oakville or the surrounding area and are looking for an eye doctor, it’s important to choose one who’s a good fit for your … Continue reading I’m Looking for an Eye Doctor Near Me — What Else Should I Consider in an Optometrist?
If you’re looking for a new eye care provider in Oakville, the best thing to do is find an optometrist who provides all of the things you need under one roof. Here are four key services you’ll find from a full service eye care provider that will meet your needs, and that of your entire … Continue reading Your Eye Care: Why a Full Service Clinic is for You
When it comes to your eyes, nothing is more important than being able to see perfectly! You might have broken your existing eyeglasses, or worse, your prescription has expired and you require an update. Finding the best fashion eyeglass frames at reasonable prices is important. No one wants to struggle with squinting for a prolonged … Continue reading Finding the Best Fashion Eyeglasses Locally
Many provinces in Canada make it mandatory that only certain types of professionals be allowed to sell eyeglasses and contact lenses in optical centres. The list of permitted professionals typically includes opticians, optometrists, ophthalmologists, and/or staff under their supervision. For this reason, not all optical centres have optometrists and you’re left needing to figure out … Continue reading Do Optical Shops Have Optometrists?
Don’t feel silly or sheepish if you simply prefer a female eye doctor. In fact, you’re not alone. Kids often prefer the softer voice of a female, women often feel more comfortable speaking with another woman, and men may appreciate the approach of their female eye care professional. Studies consistently show children have a clear … Continue reading I Prefer a Female Eye Doctor