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Your Eyes Health Articles

How Long Does Eye Strain Last?

A woman sitting on her couch with her laptop on her lap, and she is also rubbing her eyes with her hand due to eye strain

Eye strain is a common problem that arises from the prolonged use of digital screens like smartphones, laptops, and other electronic devices. It’s becoming more prevalent as we navigate this modern digital age and can affect people’s lives adversely.  Eye strain can cause discomfort, fatigue, headaches, and difficulty focusing. The duration of eye strain varies […]

What Happens During a Children’s Eye Exam?

As parents, we all want our children to be healthy and happy. Part of supporting their well-being is taking care of their vision. Children rely on their vision to learn and grow, but young children may be unable to tell us if they have vision problems, making regular eye exams crucial. During a children’s eye […]

Can Dry Eyes Cause Blurry Vision?

A comparison of a woman's healthy eye and a woman's visibly dry and red eye

Have you ever woken up with blurry vision and wondered why? It could be that your dry eyes are to blame. Dry eye is a common and often chronic condition. It’s characterized by decreased tear production and can result in symptoms such as blurred vision, burning eyes, heavy eyelids, redness, stringy mucus discharge, or a […]

Eye Twitching During Pregnancy: What Does It Mean?

A young woman examines her eyes in the mirror due to eye twitching that won't stop.

Pregnancy can bring a host of changes to your body ranging from aches and pains to increased appetite. One unexpected change that can occur during pregnancy is eye twitching. While it may feel alarming, eye twitching is harmless in most cases and tends to go away on its own. Eye twitching can be common in […]

Can High Myopia Be Corrected?

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Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, may be to blame if you struggle to see at a distance. It’s a common refractive error that affects approximately one in three people. Individuals with high myopia have more significant vision impairment, often leading to more severe eye conditions. But can high myopia be corrected? The answer is yes, […]

Can You Wear Contacts with Dry Eyes?

A smiling woman holding a single contact lens on her left index finger.

It’s true that dry eye can be made even more miserable by wearing the wrong contact lenses. But with more contact lens options and styles than ever before, chronic dry eye sufferers can find the right pair that feels comfortable on their eyes. Contact lens replacement schedule, moisture content, and lens material can all contribute […]

Can Eye Strain Cause Headaches?

Young professional having a head ache after hours of computer screen exposure

In the modern age of online meetings and endless screen work, digital eye strain affects many people. Blurry vision, tired eyes, and muscle strain are all hallmarks of the condition, but can it also be blamed for your headaches? Eye strain can manifest as a dull pain or headache behind the eyes. Using all the […]

How Do Babies Get Crossed Eyes?

A baby with crossed eyes present is playing with a few different rattles and toys made for babies

As parents, you always want the best for your children. But, in those young years, things change fast. That includes their eyes. One of the best things you can do for your children’s health is to ensure they get an eye exam early. The Canadian Association of Optometrists suggests babies should get their first eye […]

Can Dehydration Cause Dry Eyes?

A woman drinking a glass of water to keep herself from dehydrating

Many people know that dehydration is when your body loses more water than it takes in. But did you know that dehydration can also affect your eye health and vision?  A common sign of dehydration is thirst and a dry mouth. But dehydration can also cause dry eyes. Dry eye symptoms can include irritation, foreign […]

How to Cure Dry Eyes From Contacts

Vision care is all about consistency, so keeping up appointments with your optometrist is essential to ensure your eye health is where you need it to be. Your comfort is key, so when dry eyes make an appearance, finding relief is a priority.  But you have a problem—you love wearing your contacts and suspect your […]