How to protect your eyes in the winter

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When it comes to protecting your eyes while you’re outdoors, almost everyone knows that wearing sunglasses in Kitchener Waterloo or anywhere for that matter, during the summer season is a smart thing to do. However, even though we associate summers with bright sunshine and glare, it can actually get a lot worse during the winter […]




Why and When Should You Consult an Optometrist?
General,Polarized sunglasses / October 20, 2018

  The optometrist (also known as the eye doctor or eye specialist) is not someone that you probably make a concerted effort to see on a regular basis. For some reason, a lot of people will make it a point to go see their physician regularly even if nothing is wrong with them–yet they don’t […]




How to Choose the Right Sunglasses
General / October 4, 2018

  Choosing the right sunglasses in Kitchener Waterloo can be a bit of a challenge. While it’s true that they are an accessory that should fit your own personal style, that’s not the only factor that you should consider. The following are a few other factors that you should keep in mind when choosing sunglasses […]




Why do optometrists dilate your eyes?
Eye specialist / October 3, 2018

  Are you wondering why your optometrist or eye specialist sometimes dilates your eyes during an eye examination? Well, it’s to protect your health. A standard eye exam in Kitchener, that does not include dilating your eyes, is used primarily to detect and manage vision problems, but it does not provide a thorough look at the overall […]




5 Reasons to get your child’s vision checked
Eye specialist,General / September 20, 2018

Have you made an appointment for an eye exam in Kitchener for your child yet? According to the Canadian Association of Optometrists, children should have their first eye exam between six and nine months old and the second exam by three years of age or earlier if there is any suspected vision issues. Here are […]




Why Its Important to See Your Optometrist Every Year
General / September 19, 2018

  Most of us take our eyes for granted. Those of us lucky enough to have healthy eyes that allow us to see the world around us clearly may not realize how difficult life would be if that changed. That’s why it’s so important to take care of your eyes. And one of the essential […]




How to Differentiate Cheap Eyeglasses From Good Quality Ones?
General,Vincent Optical Inc / September 7, 2018

  Eyeglasses can be expensive, but if you need them, they’re necessary to see properly. It may be tempting to buy a cheap pair of glasses online or in some super store, but there are several different reasons why this may not be a good idea. Let’s take a look at why buying your eyeglasses […]




How optometrists test your eyes?

  Taking care of your eyes is important. Vision can change over the years, no matter your age, and without regular eye exams by an eye specialist in Kitchener, more specifically an optometrist, you may not have an updated prescription. Without the proper prescription, you may be squinting or straining to see properly, which can […]




Eyeglasses vs Contact Lenses

  Having imperfect vision can make life very challenging, even if your eyesight isn’t that bad. The slightest vision problem can affect your ability to perform everyday tasks, whether it’s driving, running or reading. Because of this, you probably already have or will soon get yourself some prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses in Kitchener to […]




What is the difference between optometrist or ophthalmologist?
General / July 26, 2018

Taking care of your eyes means regular eye exams and treatment when necessary. When it comes time to make an appointment, however, do you know what type of eye doctor you need to see – an optometrist or ophthalmologist? These two eye practices confuse many people and some even erroneously use these terms interchangeably. While […]




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