COVID-19 Update

Dear patients, The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has evolved rapidly. At Dr. Jiwani & Associates, our number one priority is the safety and well-being of our patients and staff. Following the advice of Health Canada, our office will be CLOSED until March 31st. Should you require emergency medical attention please contact your local hospital. Please…

Spring and Pollen are in The Air

How to prevent and treat seasonal Allergy Eye Spring is Here! Finally! There’s a spring in your step (pun intended) and the excitement, that after surviving a long winter, finally spring is in the air. Unfortunately, so is pollen. As flowers start to bloom, and grasses and trees come back to life, so does mold…

Is Dry Eye Worse in the Winter?

As a downtown optometrist I’m frequently asked about dry eye, a common condition that can be quite irritating. Some patients ask if it’s just their imagination or if dry eye is worse in the winter. Do dry eye sufferers fare worse in the winter? If so, why? What can be done to prevent dry eye?…