Have you ever wondered if the medication you are taking has ocular side effects? There are many medications which can have major side effects on the body, but rarely do you hear about the side effects on the eyes. Here are some medications that have adverse effects on the eyes. Continue Reading →
A Visual Field includes both the central and peripheral vision. A typical person’s visual field usually extends 60 degrees superior, 75 degrees inferior, 60 degrees nasally and 100 degrees temporally. People are usually not conscious of their peripheral visual field – only what’s most sensitive and that is centrally. Continue Reading →
November is Diabetes Awareness Month and our aim is to educate people on how diabetes affects the eyes and how it is becoming more prevalent in today’s society. Continue Reading →
Children’s Vision Month occurs every October to raise awareness about how a child’s vision affects their learning. Our Optometrists recommend a child’s first eye exam to be at the age of 6 months. Don’t worry, a child’s eye exam at that age is nothing like an adult’s eye exam. We understand infants can’t read and communicate the way an adult does. Exams at that age are very objective.
Did you know Alberta Health Care covers annual eye exams for children 18 years of age and younger? Continue Reading →