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Astigmatism is an eye condition where the cornea or lens displays irregular curvature. As a result, light refracts improperly or imprecisely on the retina causing blurry vision depending on the distance. A large number of individuals live with mild astigmatisms because perfectly shaped eyes are exceptionally rare. Poor night vision, frequent eye strain, repeated squinting […]

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LASIK Surgery

Eye conditions seriously affect your lifestyle, and come in many different forms including astigmatism, myopia, farsightedness and nearsightedness. Fortunately, new advances in refractive surgery make it possible to completely fix some problems and greatly improve others. With LASIK, laser surgery is used to precisely repair areas of the eye that control light refraction to the […]

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Between the eyelid and the eye, there is a mucus membrane layer that protects components that aid in vision, called the conjunctivitis. When a foreign substance comes into contact with this layer, it may cause inflammation, irritation or an uncomfortable sensation referred to as allergic conjunctivitis, or more commonly called allergies. Although there are many […]

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Lazy eye or amblyopia is the result of having eyes of mismatched strength or health. Essentially, the brain favors communication from one eye because it relays sharper or more consistent information. As the brain continues utilizing one eye over the other, the weaker eye continues to decrease in strength and ability. To treat amblyopia, you’ll […]

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Diabetic Eye Disease

What is diabetes? It’s a disease resulting in elevated blood sugar concentrations because it inhibits your body’s natural insulin production. The disease impacts the optical system as it disrupts blood flow to the eyes and degrades important blood vessels. Though diabetics should be aware of the full gambit of eye diseases, the three major eye […]

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Understanding the Human Eye

The human eye is a single organ made up of many interconnected parts that work together to transmit visual information to the visual cortex of the brain. Each part plays an important role in visual function. Healthy eyes are instrumental in navigating the world around us, and can also provide clues to your health in […]

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If you have ever strained to read a faraway street sign or identify your child on a soccer field, you may want to be screened for myopia, or nearsightedness. Patients with this condition have difficulty focusing their vision on distant objects. With myopia, the retina is elongated, preventing light from focusing properly. Patients with myopia […]

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Cataracts affect the vision of nearly three million Canadians, the majority of which are over the age of 60. While the condition is typically the result of the natural aging process of your eye’s crystalline lens, cataracts do occur in younger people. However, they usually do not form until the lens hardens, developing a cloudy […]

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Conjunctivitis (Red Eye)

Conjunctivitis is an infection resulting in inflammation of the front surface of the eye, also known as pinkeye. The conjunctiva is the thin clear tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelid. This is frequently a less serious visual health concern attributed to a bacteria or […]

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