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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

Eye Tattoos, it’s a Real Thing!

The first thing that I felt when I read the words ‘eye tattoos’ was a shiver down my spine! Getting an eyelash stuck in your eye is bad enough, but Read More

Critical First Aid Care for Eye Injuries

In those precious seconds after some sort of eye ‘incident’, the choices you make could just save your eyesight. Do the right thing, and you can get to the hospital Read More

A Good Reason NOT to Ignore Eye Pain

Often patients experiencing eye pain come into our office to seek professional advice from Dr. Sharma. They’re smart to seek out their family eye doctor, because eye pain is not Read More

Tears Can Tell Their Own Story?

hen is the last time you shed a tear? I know the last time I did, I was so overjoyed at the sight of my baby girl being born, I Read More

Why Does My Optometrist Dilate My Eyes?

You know those drops your family eye doctor puts in your eyes during your eye exam. Soon after you’re sensitive to light, and your close up vision is well, blurry? Those drops Read More

8 Terrible Side Effects from Wearing Contacts Too Long

Contact lenses are a great medical device that help millions of people see clearly. They have come a long way. In terms of breath-ability, wear-ability, and comfort. But, there are Read More

Smoking is Harming Your Eyesight – It’s Time to Quit

We are now more aware than ever about the negative effects smoking has on our lungs and heart. There are over 4,000 chemicals found in one cigarette, as well as Read More

Your Eye Exam – Did You Feel Informed About The Results?

Is your family eye doctor speaking in complicated medical lingo which you just don’t understand? Optometrists go through rigorous medical training, and sometimes may not realize their patients need eye conditions Read More

Are You Using the Right Type of Contact Lens Solution?

Not all contact lens solutions are the same! That’s right. Many patients don’t know this important piece of information (or at least have forgotten it). Solutions may be bought because of Read More

How an Eye Exam can Show Signs of High Cholesterol

A comprehensive eye exam discovered Chris had high cholesterol. Amazing, right? An eye test is much more than just an updated prescription. It’s a thorough eye health examination, which can help diagnose Read More

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