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An Introduction to Allergic Conjunctivitis & It’s Common Causes

Exposure to allergens such as pollen and mold spores may make your eyes become red, itchy, and watery. These are all symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis. Allergic conjunctivitis is an eye inflammation induced by allergens such as the ones listed above. The name comes from the membrane inside of your eyelids…

Published: 2017-02-07Read Article
A Brief Introduction to Pediatric Strabismus

Short, to-the-point and filled to the brim with useful information. Pediatric strabismus is a condition which predominantly affects newborn infants but it can develop over childhood up to ages 5 or 6. The simplest introduction to pediatric strabismus is that it is a misalignment of the eyes. One or both…

Published: 2016-12-12Read Article
Addressing “Common” Pediatric Eye Alignment Issues With Vision Therapy

We encounter many families who are unaware of how vision therapy can be used in replacement of - or in conjunction with - several surgical procedures that are used to correct eye alignment problems.  As optometrists and vision therapy practitioners, we know the value and ability of vision therapy first…

Published: 2016-11-03Read Article
Four Things to Consider When Choosing a New Pair of Sunglasses

There’s no universal advice as to what sunglasses to pick, which brands to choose, or what style to go for- so much depends on you and your tastes! We’ve cultivated a few helpful tips that will point you in the right direction. Don’t forget we’ve got one of the largest…

Published: 2016-08-15Read Article
A Guide to Managing Your Seasonal Eye Allergy Symptoms

Summer is our favourite time of year. The warm weather really makes Vancouver look and feel beautiful. However, for some, the boon to local fauna has a nasty side effect: seasonal allergies. Even if you don’t have seasonal allergies, chances are that you know someone who always carries an ample…

Published: 2016-07-15Read Article