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What are common dry eye symptoms?

Dry eye is a common eye condition, especially in arid Southern Alberta. Dry eye is caused by the lack of or poor-quality tears. Symptoms vary from person to person and can change over time. Here are some of the most common dry eye symptoms:  Watery eyes  Stinging/burning  Sandy/gritty/fb sensation  Episodes of blurred/fluctuating vision  Red eyes/lids  […]

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Orthokeratology: Clearer Vision Without Glasses or Contacts

Imagine waking up each morning with perfect vision, no need for glasses or contact lenses during the day. Sounds too good to be true? Well, its not. With Orthokeratology, also known as Ortho-k, we can provide an alterative method to correcting vision, and slow down myopia (nearsighted) progression. What is Orthokeratology? Orthokeratology is a non-surgical, […]

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How do you do eye exams on babies and toddlers?

What is the recommended age for a child’s first eye exam? According to the Alberta Association of Optometrists, a child’s first eye exam should be between 6-9 months old. The second eye exam should be between the ages of 2-5 years old and every year after that. Children can have annual eye exams from 6 […]

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