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Your Eyes Health Articles

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?

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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 […]

Myopia vs. Astigmatism: What’s the Difference?

Our eyes are wonderful, interesting, and intricate! While our eyes are growing as children, they may develop irregularities, like myopia or astigmatism. Attending regularly scheduled eye exams is the best way to determine if you or your child has myopia or astigmatism.  While both refractive errors are similar and can cause blurry vision, there are […]

Can Playing Video Games Damage Your Eyes?

Can Playing Video Games Damage Your Eyes? The video gaming industry started in the 1980s and has since hit the masses, with Canada becoming the third-largest globally. Video gaming isn’t just for the younger generation. In 2020 alone, the 61% of Canadians who play have an average age of 34.  There is no doubt that […]

Top 9 Eye Exercises for Eye Strain

Top 9 Eye Exercises for Eye Strain Your eyes work hard every day and, like other muscles in your body, your eyes can feel sore or tired after intense use. Eye strain is a common condition that many people experience. This can happen during long drives, when reading for long periods, or staring at a […]