The Cannabis Glaucoma Connection-Is Marijuana an effective treatment for Glaucoma?

The Cannabis Glaucoma Connection-Is Marijuana an effective treatment for Glaucoma? As Toronto optometrists, we feel we should educate our patients on their eye health. This includes treatments for diseases such as glaucoma, and the prevalent belief that marijuana is one of those effective treatments. With medical marijuana and recreational legalization of cannabis you may be…

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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…

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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?…

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