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You Need to See an Optometrist in Victoria

Clearly, once we look past all the optometry puns, there are plenty of reasons to visit an eye care professional on a regular basis. OK, we’ll ease up on the optometrist puns Read More

My Contact Lenses Are Uncomfortable

A common complaint Dr. Sharma hears from patients about their contact lenses. Also, if you have tried them once, you are less likely to try them again! The most common reason for Read More

When Are Children’s Eye Exams Needed?

Parents often ask Dr. Sharma when their children should have their first eye exam. Many serious eye conditions do not have obvious symptoms. Some only become obvious when the condition Read More

Are you Seeing Stars? What are Floaters And Flashes in Eyes

What exactly are floaters inside your eye? Inside the eye there is a jelly-like substance called the vitreous that helps maintain the structure of the eye. Over the course of Read More

What is Macular Degeneration?

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 Read More

Do You Suffer From Red Eyes?

Patients commonly complain that their eyes are red and irritated. There are a number of reasons for this: dryness, contact lens over-wear, allergies, and viral infections. Patients who have dry eyes should first Read More

Emergency Eye Care; How to Protect Against it

Eye emergencies can come in many different forms. Without the proper treatment, they can have damaging and lasting effects on your vision. You could even go blind! That’s why you Read More

How Important are Regular Eye Exams?

Regular eye exams are essential in maintaining proper eye health, allowing you to see the world with your full potential. Even though eyes are the most fundamental sensory organs in the Read More

Do You Experience Vision Changes During Pregnancy?

My wife has been experiencing vision changes during pregnancy, and so I set out to write this article for all moms-to-be and pregnant women. Pregnancy can affect a women’s vision. It is not Read More

Glaucoma Causes, Prevention & Treatment – Learn about Glaucoma

Did you know glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in Canada? Some of you may have heard of this debilitating eye disease, or know of someone who has it. Unfortunately, Read More

Cataracts Causes, Prevention & Treatment – Learn About Cataracts

What is a Cataract? When the lens in the back of the eye becomes cloudy or opaque, it is called a cataract. Cataracts can vary from extremely small areas of cloudiness Read More

How Diabetes Affects Your Eyes

Diabetes is a disease which effects many Canadians. Many of us are aware that diabetes is characterized by the body’s inability to regulate insulin. But did you know that it Read More

Do You Wear Your Contacts All Day Long?

For anyone who cannot function without their contact lenses, listen up, this tip is for you! We hear consistently from many of our patients they have a habit of putting their Read More

If You Read in the Dark You Will Damage Your Eyes

“Stop reading in the dark, you’re going to damage your eyes…!” Or will you? Does this line seem familiar? Well it probably is, because many parents reiterated it to their children, Read More

Do You Get Watery Eyes in the Cold Weather?

Is the colder weather making your eyes more watery? We have been pretty lucky for the most part this September, enjoying sunny days, and only slightly cooler temperatures. But, as Read More

I Have Something In My Eye And Get It Out!

“I have something in my eye and I can’t get it out!” We’ve all been there. You find yourself experiencing eye discomfort because there is something lodged within your eye. What Read More

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