Monthly Archives: May 2016

Coffee Could Prevent Exercise-Induced Eye Fatigue

Eyes feel strained after your work-out? Drink coffee!   A recent study at the University of Auckland in New Zealand has shown that coffee could help prevent exercise-induced eye fatigue. Vigorous exercise can lower the central nervous system's ability to drive muscle function, resulting in what is known as central fatigue. Central fatigue usually affects limb movement,…
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How to Read Your Prescription

How to Read your Prescription, By Gary Heiting, OD So, you've just had an eye exam and your optometrist or ophthalmologist has given you an eyeglass prescription. He or she probably mentioned that you are nearsighted or farsighted, or perhaps that you have astigmatism. But what do all those numbers on your eyeglass prescription mean? And…
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Celebrating Women’s Rights with ContactsforLess.ca

Women's rights are a no-brainer!   Our friends over at ContactsforLess.ca have a mission to save our planet, one cause at a time, and one of them is women's rights. When you purchase your contact lenses with them, they give away 51% of their profits to groups that help do that. Their group of the…
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Myopia in Kids Can be Reduced with Outdoor Light

CHILDREN AND MYOPIA   Children are often on mobile devices, tablets, computers, or even sitting too close to the T.V. This has been the cause of conception that children's eyes would be negatively impacted over short periods of time. However, Associate Professor Scott Read, director of research at QUT's School of Optometry and Vision Science,…
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