Category Archives: Eye Care

IN THE NEWS: Chinese Province Bans App-Based Homework

This Chinese Province Has A Good Idea To Save Children's Vision! A recent article in The Guardian highlights an important topic: technology-use and your child's eyesight. It has been argued by many vision experts that we must beware! The use of laptops, pads and phones can be a strain on the eyes of children. There…
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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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Common Eyesight Problems in Children and Treatment

Last Eye Exam Was How Long Ago? When was your child's last eye exam?  Untreated vision problems can greatly affect a child's academic performance, as 80% of learning is done through the eyes. Doctors recommend a full optometric eye exam at least every two years to catch any developing issues quickly. School vision tests are…
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Virtual Reality Games May be Harmful to Young Kids’ Eyes

Virtual Reality Can Cause Real Damage to Children's eyes. Kids usually are great with new technology, from tablets to the new trend in video games called Virtual Reality games (VR). Optometrists are warning parents about the new products hitting the shelves lately. VR headsets, usually too big for kids' heads, are meant for adult 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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Hard to Fit Contacts

Having a hard time wearing contacts? Our friends over at ContactsforLess.ca wrote the article below which could help you answer a few questions if you are having trouble wearing contacts! Not all eyes are the same. There are a number of eye conditions that can make wearing contacts difficult. Some of these conditions include, astigmatism,…
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Vision and Nutrition

It is often said that, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This has a unique but eye awakening truth to it. Your vision uses up to one third of all your brain power. Nutrition helps feed it.   Therefore, your eyes need the right amount of vitamins in order for them…
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