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Frame Styles for Your Face Shape

If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed when shopping for glasses, you’re not alone. It can be tricky to find the right frames for your face shape.

Can Myopia Be Reversed?

Something often asked by patients is whether we can reverse myopia. It’s an understandable question since nearly 30% of the Canadian population is myopic.

Can I Take a Nap With Contacts In?

Life catches up with you fast, and everyone likes to enjoy a nap from time to time. When you’re exhausted after a long day, you may wonder if it’s worth taking off your contact lenses, or you may accidentally drift off while they’re still in your eyes.

Can You Sleep with Contact Lenses In?

As a contact lens wearer, whether or not you can sleep in your contact lenses depends on several factors. If your contact lenses fit comfortably and properly, you may sometimes forget that you’re wearing them before you go to bed.

Do Contact Lenses Expire?

Contact lenses and glasses are both viable options for meeting a patient’s vision needs. Your optometrist is qualified  and experienced in fitting contact lenses to your unique eye shape, so you can achieve effective vision correction and comfort throughout the day.

How Often Do You Need an Eye Exam?

Eye exams are important for managing eye health, from children to adults and seniors. Every eye exam is personalized based on your age and any existing eye health risks you may have.

Do Glasses Make Your Eyesight Worse?

Sometimes, when you get a new pair of glasses they may take some time to get used to. It’s like looking at an HDTV when you’re used to a standard TV. It takes a while to get used to the sharper image, which can be jarring at first and convince you they aren’t useful.

How to Shop for Sunglasses

A good pair of sunglasses isn’t just about looking great. They should also serve a function while being a stylish addition to your wardrobe. You can get sunglasses almost anywhere nowadays, but not all sunglasses are made equal.

Kids and Contact Lenses

With sports starting up more and summer coming soon, we’ve had a lot of parents asking what age we recommend starting contact lens wear. The answer is, it depends. There are multiple factors we take into consideration before fitting contact lenses on anyone.

Can I Wear My Contacts During the Pandemic?

If you, like me, wear contact lenses most of the time you may have choked on your morning coffee a couple of weeks ago when Canadian national news outlets began running articles like this one instructing contact lens wearers to switch to glasses during the COVID-19 pandemic.