Category Archives: Articles

Can Tea And Exercise Prevent Glaucoma?

What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a condition causing damage to the optic nerve in your eye.  The damage increases as time continues.  Left untreated, it leads to complete permanent blindness. It is the leading cause of blindness worldwide.  Fifty percent of people with glaucoma have no idea that they have it. In 2013, there was…
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Vision Loss is Increasing

All Eyes Here: Vision Loss is Increasing Every Year Over 50,000 Canadians lose their eyesight every year. This number is expected to increase dramatically in the next 10 years as people grow older. By 2036, Canada will have roughly 10.9 million seniors, twice what it was in 2009. More than 5.5 million Canadians suffer from…
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Lifetime Eyecare is Still New West’s #1 Best Eyeglass Centre

Best in New West, 9 Years Running!   For the ninth year in a row, readers of The New Westminster Record have voted Lifetime Eyecare as New Westminster’s #1 Best Eyeglass Centre! We’ve been awarded this honour every year since 2008! From the entire team here at Lifetime Eyecare here in New West, thank you…
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Electrical Currents can Improve your Vision

“Shocking” New Developments In Vision Improvement The thought of pairing electricity and medicine might make you conjure up all sorts of spooky thoughts and images, but a new study from researchers at Vanderbilt University suggests that maybe soon, the only images it’ll make you conjure will be the crystal-clear ones you see with your eyes,…
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Lifetime Eyecare Vision News Summary

At Lifetime Eyecare, we not only keep updated on your vision health, but also on vision news that is circling around the globe. Here is a short summary of a few articles we thought would interest you! Bono and Revo Start “Buy Vision, Give Sight” Campaign Bono of U2 and Revo Sunglasses have partnered up…
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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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