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Four Reasons Your Child Should Have an Annual Eye Exam

Unlike trips to the dentist or health checks with your doctor which we attend quite vigorously, annual eye exams are frequently overlooked as unimportant. “There’s nothing wrong with my eyesight” is a common reaction. In reality, there are many eye diseases and problems which do not show any early symptoms and will only become apparent […]

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Dry Eye

Dry eye occurs when your body is unable to create tears, or is creating the wrong type of tears that end up evaporating too quickly.  There are a myriad of different causes for dry eye and the severity of the condition varies amongst each patient. Dry Eye Syndrome (Keratoconjunctivitis or KCS) is the chronic and […]

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Cataracts

Cataracts are one of the most common causes for vision loss in men and women over the age of 40.    As our body’s natural aging process progresses, the crystalline lens in our eye begins to cloud, diminishing eyesight. This is known as a cataract and can present in one or both eyes. After 40 years […]

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Conjunctivitis (Red Eye)

Conjunctivitis is commonly referred to as pink eye or red eye.  True “pink eye”  is an aggressive bacterial infection of the front surface of the eye.   This is extremely contagious and needs to be treated as soon as possible to prevent further spreading of the condition.    Luckily, most red eyes are not “pink eye” […]

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Glaucoma

The Silent Thief of Sight Glaucoma is a group of chronic progressive eye diseases that affect the optic nerve of the eye.   It has been referred to as the “silent thief of sight” due to its lack of symptoms until the damage to your vision has already occurred. Vision loss and eventual blindness in one […]

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Eye Floaters & Flashes

Eye floaters and flashers are two separate eye conditions, with the latter typically being more serious than the former.   Should either of these two conditions occur, they should be investigated by one of our Optometrists urgently to make sure your eye health is not in jeopardy. Potential Causes of Eye Flashes and Floaters Infection/inflammation of […]

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