Lynn Valley Optometry
1233 Lynn Valley Rd #255 North Vancouver BC V7J 3H2 (604) 987-9191 $$$$

North Vancouver / 604.987.9191

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Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in Canada according to the CNIB. It is a disease that causes damage to the eye’s optic nerve. This damage, which is a fluid build- up and increased pressure on the eye, can lead to gradual vision loss and blindness. Fluid…

Published: 2015-11-02Read Article
Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the front surface of the eye and inner eyelid.  Conjunctivitis comes in several forms such as an infection, an allergic reaction or chemical reaction.  Pink Eye, a common form of Conjunctivitis is caused by a bacteria or virus.  An allergic reaction can be seasonal (pollen),…

Published: 2015-11-02Read Article

More than 2.5 million Canadians have cataracts (CNIB).  It is one of the main causes of vision loss in Canada.  Cataracts develop as the crystalline lens ages and starts to harden and become cloudy and opaque.  It is most common in seniors over 60 years of age but can be…

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AMD – Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration is a deterioration of the macula which is a small area in the retina (back of the eye).  This degeneration of the macula happens as part of the natural aging process but with regular eye health examinations early diagnosis and the addition of vitamins prescribed by your…

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Allergies (Red, Itchy, Burning Eyes?)

Many Canadians are affected by seasonal allergies.  This can cause red, puffy, itchy and burning eyes.  Allergens such as grass, pollen and ragweed are common in reactions with symptoms include sneezing, coughing, nasal congestion, red, itchy, and watery eyes. Treatments prescribed by your general practitioner or Optometrist could include over…

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