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My Eye Is Twitching – How Do I Make It Stop?

At one point in time almost all of us have experienced eye twitches, but for most individuals this eye condition subsides on its own fairly quickly and is not serious. Read More

What Is Too Much Screen Time For My Child?

Increased rates of nearsightedness or myopia are appearing in young children. Why? It’s due to the amount of time our little ones are spending in front of a screen. Whether that Read More

What is Pink Eye? The Real Answer Might Surprise You

Are you seeing pink? The Great Misconceptions About Pink EyeHave you ever had pink eye? If so, you might have assumed it was from feces coming into contact with your eye Read More

How to Treat Dry or Irritated Eyes During a Long Flight

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many Victorians will be hopping on a flight to join families for the long weekend. None of us really mind a short flight, other Read More

Eye Fact or Myth – Pseudo Eye Health ‘Tips’ Debunked

Have you ever heard of putting a raw steak on a black eye? What about changing the color of your eye with honey? It’s hard to decipher what’s fact and Read More

Your Family Eye History is Very Important When it Comes To Your Own Eyes

That little area on patient check-in forms about family history is more important than you may realize.Usually, when patients reach this part of the check-in form they do their best Read More

Tune in to Your Child’s Eyesight -Are They Seeing Clearly?

It’s almost that time again; back to school! Parents are rushing to get school supplies, clothes, sports registrations, and so much more. But what about your children’s eyesight? Are they seeing Read More

Understanding Colour Blindness: What Do You See?

What Does it Mean to be Colour Blind? There are varying types of colour blindness. Being colour blind is usually inherited; however, it can result from having health conditions, like diabetes. Many people Read More

What does it mean to be Nearsighted or Farsighted?

There is a lot of confusion about what does it mean to be nearsighted or farsighted. Many patients come into our office having the two eye conditions confused. This week’s Read More

How often should you see your eye doctor for an eye exam?

This is probably the most common question our office receives by patients. “How often should you see your eye doctor for an eye exam”? Patients are usually confused because they Read More

Swimming With Contact Lenses? The Dangers Might Surprise You

I’m sure many of you can answer yes to this question. Yikes! Jumping into a swimming pool with your contact lenses on can be risky. We know what you’re thinking, Read More

8 Signs That Your Child is Having Trouble Seeing – Victoria Optometry

Parents are busy bees, and many miss obvious signs their child is having trouble seeing. Dr. Sharma stresses the importance of regular eye exam check-ups for everyone, but especially for children. Read More

Eye Food: What Did You Eat Last? And Could it Help Your Eyes?

Have you ever thought about eating food for your eyes? We eat every day several times a day, but what determines what we eat? Some of us eat to live Read More

Did you know Optometrists are Trained to Treat Eye Emergencies?

It may be an obvious yes to some, but surprisingly many patients are unaware that their local optometrist is actually the first place they should pay a visit to when dealing Read More

The Evolution of the Eye; Why did we end up with Two?

Have you ever wondered why we have two eyes? Why not one giant eye, or three? Evolution of the Eye Well, no one truly knows why we have exactly two eyes, but Read More

Eye Protection is No Joke when it comes to Playing Sports

A lot of talk about safety has surrounded sports lately. Will Smith even starred in a movie called Concussion, a true story based on groundbreaking research on chronic brain injuries in Read More

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