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Lasik Surgery

LASIK is a type of refractive surgery for correcting myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. LASIK is performed by ophthalmologists using a laser and is a viable alternative to wearing corrective eyeglasses or contact lenses for many patients. There are several necessary...

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Presbyopia (Aging Eyes & Vision)

Presbyopia is an age-related eye condition that affects all adults over 45 years old at some point in their lifecycle.  As your eye ages, the crystalline lens inside the eye loses its elasticity and flexibility resulting in less ability to focus on objects close up....

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Myopia (Nearsightedness)

Myopia is an eye condition that occurs when the light entering the pupil does not bend or refract correctly and falls beyond back of the eye without coming to a single focus on the retina (back of the eye) resulting in blurred vision.  People with Myopia can see...

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Hyperopia (Farsightedness)

Hyperopia is an eye condition that occurs when the light entering the pupil does not bend or refract correctly and falls short coming to a single focus on the retina (back of the eye) resulting in blurred vision.  People with Hyperopia can see objects far away clearly...

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Astigmatism

Astigmatism is an irregular curvature of the cornea which is the clear, front surface covering the iris and pupil.  This results in blurred vision in various distances as the light is not focusing properly on the retina (the back of the eye).  Most people have some...

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Strabismus (Crossed Eyes)

What is Strabismus? (Crossed Eyes or Eye Turns) Strabismus is commonly referred to as a crossed eye or wandering eye. It is a visual condition in which a person cannot align both eyes simultaneously under normal conditions. The result is the appearance of one eye...

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Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

What is Amblyopia? Amblyopia, commonly referred to as lazy eye, is the eye condition noted by reduced vision not correctable by wearing glasses or contact lenses and is not due to any eye disease. Amblyopia is often the result of long-term suppression of the eye’s...

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Dry Eye

Dry Eye Disease is very common and affects over 30% of Canadians. Unfortunately, many of them remain undiagnosed or are ineffectively treated with over the counter artificial tears. This is one of the reasons we have opened the Dry Eye Center of Excellence at Lynn...

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