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An Eye Exam Is More Than Just Getting New Specs

Your regular eye exam is coming up. You’ve booked an appointment with your local Victoria eye doctor, and are excited to get a new pair of glasses with an updated prescription. But, Read More

What Are A Baby’s Eye Development Milestones?

As soon as a baby is born, visual stimulation begins. A baby’s surroundings provide constant information to them even before they are able to do much else like talk, walk, Read More

Technological Advancements Using the Eye

In today’s world, there are new technological advancements occurring every day. Our world has shifted and continues to shift towards being technology centered. Our daily interactions, for example, happen via Read More

Are My Glasses & Contact Lens Prescriptions The Same?

“Are My Glasses & Contact Lens Prescriptions The Same?” So many of us wear either contact lenses or glasses. We rely on them to get us through our day. Some Read More

How Aging Affects Our Eyes & Eyesight

It is inevitable that we are all aging every year, month, and even every second. Because as of right now, there is no magic potion to help us stop time. Read More

Does Wearing Glasses Make Your Eyes Weaker?

You may have heard this before, or maybe you have thought it yourself. “Does wearing glasses make your eyes weaker?” Well, it is a valid question if you consider that according Read More

Does Sound Influence Sight?

Is what we see with our eyes transmitted to our brain without any other influences? Why would what we hear make a difference in what we are seeing? The image Read More

The Retina’s Function, Anatomy, & Related Diseases

Have you ever heard of the word retina? Sure you have; it’s something to do with the eye. Yes, it is a very important part of the eye, so this week’s Read More

The Lens of the Eye – It’s Function, Anatomy, & Related Issues

This part of the eye is quite flexible. It can change its shape to help focus on objects at varying distances. What part of the eye is this? The lens! Read More

The Iris – Its Anatomy, Function, & Related Eye Diseases

It’s a bright sunny summer day and you forgot your sunglasses. You walk outside and instantly you have a natural, knee-jerk reaction to squint. Why? It’s obvious you are squinting Read More

Should I Buy My Sunglasses From An Optician?

It is a hot one today, Victoria! With summer comes the sun, which means get out your sunglasses, right? Well, in actuality you should always have your shades close by Read More

I Only Need To See My Optometrist If I Have An Eye Issue, Right?

Generally, you see a doctor when you are experiencing a problem. For example, your ear has been aching, so you make an appointment with your family doctor to see if Read More

Retinopathy : How Does Diabetes Effect The Eyes

Diabetes Canada estimates a 44% increase in the prevalence of diabetes by the year 2025. It is no secret that many Canadians have diabetes, or at risk for getting this Read More

Kids Eye Learning Activity: How Well Do You Know Your Eyes?

This week we are going to switch things up! Now that children are finished with the school year, it doesn’t mean they should stop learning. So this week we have Read More

Eye Protection: How To Watch The Epic Total Solar Eclipse Safely

If you haven’t heard about the total solar eclipse predicted to occur on August 21, 2017, in the US, mark your calendars now! Many Canadians will be no doubt traveling Read More

Eye Knowledge: True or False

Have you ever heard a “fact” about your eyes that you just weren’t sure it was 100% true? Like, sitting too close to the television will harm your eyes? Or, eye Read More

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