Monthly Archives: October 2013

Blepharitis Inflammation of eyelids

Blepharitis is inflammation of the eyelids, characterized by red, itchy eyelids and the formation of dandruff-like scales at the base of the lashes. It is a common disorder and affects people of all ages. Blepharitis is not contagious and generally does not cause permanent vision problems.
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Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a very common and often misunderstood condition. Like nearsightedness and farsightedness, astigmatism is a refractive error, not an eye disease, and it is easily treated with eyeglasses or contact lenses.
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Myopia and Vitamin D

Getting sun is GREAT for your eyes. Check out this great article from Optometry Times. Then, go outside and get some sun!
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ContactsForLess.ca does contact lenses best

A new B.C. company has us amazed and excited.  ContactsForLess.ca saves you up to 70% on your contact lenses and you get to pick where a huge of portion of the profits is sent.  You can give to Greenpeace, to the Red Cross - so many non-profit organizations.  You can save money and save the…
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AMD Macular Degeneration

Currently there is no cure for macular degeneration, but some AMD treatments may delay its progression or even improve vision. There are no FDA-approved treatments for dry AMD, although nutritional intervention may be valuable in preventing its progression to the more advanced, wet form. In particular, a diet high
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Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)

The most common cause of amblyopia is strabismus, which is misalignment of the eyes. To avoid double vision caused by strabismus, the visual part of the brain suppresses visual information provided by one eye, causing that eye to be amblyopic.
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