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…

Tips for Good Eye Health

We all know to avoid cavities we should brush and floss regularly and avoid sugary treats, but when it comes to taking care of our eyes sometimes it isn’t as clear how to prevent and protect eyes from damage. How to do that? Let’s discuss the common factors affecting eye health and what to do…

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…