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,Uncategorized / 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?
Eye specialist,Uncategorized / August 21, 2018

  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 […]




Why you need prescription sunglasses

  Do you need to wear prescription sunglasses? First and foremost, if you wear prescription eye glasses then you should certainly get a pair of prescription sunglasses too. Of course you should also look at investing in a pair of prescription sunglasses if you are involved in specific outdoor activities or have an active outdoor […]




“Do you carry Ray-Ban Sunglasses?”
Polarized sunglasses / April 28, 2017

This is the number one question we hear when a customer comes in looking for sunglasses. Ray-Ban is arguably the best-selling brand throughout eye wear history. There is a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses to suit any face shape and every style. Suitable for prescription and non-prescription wearers, this iconic brand can be worn by everyone! […]




Transition lenses
General,Lenses / March 7, 2017

Transitions lenses are optical lenses that darken on exposure to specific types of light of sufficient intensity, most commonly ultraviolet (UV) radiation. In the absence of activating light the lenses return to their clear state. Transitions lenses may be made of glass, poly carbonate, or another plastic. They are principally used in eyeglasses that are […]




Anti-reflective Coating
Coatings / January 28, 2017

Anti-reflective coating (AR) is a type of Optical coating applied to the surface of lenses to reduce reflection and glare. This improves the efficiency of lenses and clarity of vision. The coating does just what the name implies: it decreases the reflection of light from the front and/or back of the lenses.Additionally, AR coatings increase […]




How to find the most comfortable contact lenses
Lenses / February 1, 2016

  Nothing can be more frustrating than having to wear a set of contact lenses that are uncomfortable. It is certainly recommended that you book an eye-test with your local optometrist in Kitchener if your eyes don’t feel or look good when wearing your contact lenses. While there are a few tips for solving short […]




Happy New Year! Here’s how to boost your eye health in 2016
Eye specialist / January 19, 2016

It’s easy to talk about what our personal visions and goals are for the New Year, but what about our actual physical vision and eye health? This year is certainly seeing a trend towards more health conscious living. If you want to make the most of your overall health in 2016, start by boosting your […]




This Christmas, treat yourself to the gift of perfect vision
General / December 7, 2015

  Christmas time is the time for sharing. We would like to share with you our selection of top quality eye care. Whether you have been naughty or nice this year, we believe you deserve to have perfect vision. We know you’re an individual and your eyes are as unique as you. If you suffer […]




Why polarized sunglasses are so important – even in winter
Polarized sunglasses / November 2, 2015

  What are polarized sunglasses and are they really worth your while? Polarized lenses have a unique chemical film filter that reduces the glare of the sun that would have otherwise penetrated through to your eyes when the sun reflects of solid surfaces such as the road or surfaces like water. These lenses reduce the damaging effects […]




How to choose eye glasses frames that suit your face
Eye Glasses Frames / September 7, 2015

  When you have to wear glasses, the most important part of the process is choosing the right eye glasses frames. Of course your eye specialist can help you with selecting the ideal pair, but it helps to relieve the frustration and save some time if you can narrow down your choices from the beginning. Knowing […]




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How to treat dry eye syndrome
Eye specialist / August 10, 2015

  It is important to pay a visit to your eye specialist if you suspect you have dry eye syndrome, which can be identified in an eye test. Lack of sufficient moisture or lubrication to the eye’s surface is the cause of dry eye syndrome and the symptoms are as follows: Pain Light sensitivity Blurred vision Itching […]




My Eyeglasses Purchased Online Are Not Working!
Lenses / May 5, 2015

Why are my eyeglasses purchased online not working? As most people know by now, the assumed ease and convenience of online shopping has hit the eye wear market. From sunglasses to single-vision prescription lenses to multifocal glasses, many patients are attempting to buy online. However, as so many of these customers have experienced, there is more to buying online than […]




Sunglass Lenses
Lenses / April 22, 2014

With summer just around the corner, sunglasses are a must for anyone looking to protect their eyes from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. Sunglasses have an extensive history. For example, Inuit people wore flattened walrus ivory “glasses,” that contained narrow slits to look through which helped to block the damaging reflective rays of […]




Presbyopia
Lenses / April 21, 2014

Presbyopia: “My Arms Aren’t Long Enough Anymore” Everyone of us living an average North American lifespan will encounter a visual condition called presbyopia. This condition occurs between the ages of 40 and 45, and consists of a progressively diminished ability to focus on near objects due to the hardening of the eye’s natural lens. Presbyopia […]




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