Your Eye Colour and Your Health

The colour of your eyes is more than just a trait you inherit from your parents; it may also predict certain health issues. According to the American Journal of Ophthalmology your eye colour may predispose you to certain eye health issues and diseases. As outlined on the Breast Cancer Site and Prevention Magazine, knowing what…

What Causes Kaleidoscope Vision?

When our vision is normal, we often take it for granted. Only when there is a disruption to our sight do we realize how fortunate we are. Some vision disruptions such as eye floaters, and rainbow halos are common and can be annoying but aren’t usually serious. They can however indicate a more serious issue…

Covid-19 and Computer Vision Syndrome

Many of us are working from home during Covid-19 and though businesses are slowly starting to open up the trend for remote work will probably continue.  With remote work and social interaction being relegated to Zoom we are on our computers more than ever before which can translate to vision problems and computer vision syndrome.…

Eye Safety at Home

How to Keep your Eyes Safe and Healthy During Office Closures With Toronto optometrist offices closed due to Covid-19 and the regulations set out by the World Health Organization, you may be missing out on your routine comprehensive eye exam. Until our office reopens and you have access to a Toronto area optometrist such as…

COVID-19 and Your Eyes

How to Avoid Contracting and Spreading the COVID-19 virus through the Eyes With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) being declared a pandemic, health officials are looking for ways to prevent it’s spread including school closures and businesses shutting down. The best way to handle this health crisis it to take precautionary measures and receive up to date…

Keeping your Sight Safe while Seeing the Sights

Contact Lens Safety Tips for Sunny Destinations Spring break is around the corner. In spite of global coronavirus concerns, according to travelpulse.com there is actually an increase in planned travel for this year’s spring break-up by 25% from last year. The most popular travel destinations include beach getaways such as Cancun. If you are amongst…

Eye Condition-Eye Floaters

Eye Floaters- Cause for Concern or Common Condition? Have you ever accidentally looked in bright sunlight then away and seen spots? Or looked into the flash when a photo is being taken? Chances are in these cases you experienced floating spots afterwards or floaters. What about floating spots or floaters that appear in your field…

Eye Condition-Flashing Lights

Why am I seeing Flashing Lights? Seeing flashing lights can make you panic. Especially if you’re driving and you’ve been speeding. But we’re not talking about seeing those dreaded lights in your rearview mirror, we’re talking about the flashes of light that occur in your field of vision, what they mean and if you should…