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Kelowna Optometrist Explains How to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under Eyes

Dark circles under eyes can be a common, and annoying struggle for most people. Not getting enough sleep, frequent air travel, and spending long hours staring at computer screens can contribute to dark circles and bags under eyes. Keep reading for a few tips from your Optometrist Kelowna to understand what causes dark circles under […]

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Kelowna Optometrist Explains Nearsightedness Vs Farsightedness

You may have heard of nearsightedness and farsightedness before, but, what are they? It can be easy to get these two terms mixed up. Near and farsightedness are some of the most common issues our patients at iSight Optometry encounter. If you’re having troubles seeing things close up, or far away, it may be time […]

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Kelowna Optometrist Explains: What is Ocular Hypertension?

You may be familiar with the term hypertension, as this is generally used to describe high blood pressure. Ocular hypertension is the medical term used to describe high pressure within the eye. Though the terms sound similar, a person’s blood pressure does not have a direct effect on his or her eye pressure, meaning a […]

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The Stages of Your Baby’s Vision Development

Your child’s vision actually begins developing during pregnancy. Adequate rest and proper pre-natal nutrition is the best proactive approach to giving your baby the healthiest set of eyes possible. Exposure to toxins from smoking and alcohol and certain medications can have extremely detrimental effects on your child’s eyesight. Understanding the vision milestones of the first […]

February 23, 2017 Home page, News
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Toys and Eye Safety

Everyone wants to ensure their child is happy, healthy and safe. We often think of the possibility of choking on toys; however, poking or scratching their eyes is equally concerning. Most accidents happen at home. You can be proactive in your baby’s vision development by choosing age appropriate toys that are safe and reliable. If […]

February 16, 2017 Home page, News
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Time To Book Your Annual Eye Exam

Many of us visit our dentist twice a year. Most of us even get our snow tires annually installed. Yet, when is the last time you went for a comprehensive eye exam? Dr. Ketter, Dr. Westfall, Dr. Gautier and the dedicated team at iSight Optometry know that life is busy! However, with only one pair […]

January 31, 2017 Home page, News
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How to Get Rid of an Eyelid Stye

Having a stye in your eye can be a painful and extremely uncomfortable situation. This fairly common issue can occur from dust or makeup particles, poor hygiene issues or a bacterial invasion from improper contact lens usage. Due to the oil and sweat glands situated within your eyelashes, a temporary blockage can occur and cause […]

January 23, 2017 Home page, News
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Prescription and Beyond Prescription – Correctable Vision Problems

Perfect vision is a gift available to some, but unattainable to most without vision correction. Few people can see perfectly, and most people experience at least one vision condition at some point in their lives. Some vision conditions are natural, even unavoidable, while others can be easily corrected through a comprehensive eye exam followed by the correct […]

December 28, 2016 Home page, News
Kelowna Optometrist | iSight Optometry iSight Optometry Kelowna | Vision problems and genetics

Nature or Nurture – Genes and Vision Problems

Even before the advent of advanced genetic testing, many people noticed that many traits were passed from one generation to another. Body type, curly hair, blue eyes, temperament, and, yes, perhaps visions problems too. Some things do seem to run in the family, but it isn’t always easy to understand why a child inherits a genetic […]

December 15, 2016 Home page, News
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Under Pressure – Symptoms and Treatment of Ocular Hypertension

Ocular hypertension is an increase in the pressure inside your eyes above the normal range with no detectable change in vision or damage to the eyes. The condition has no noticeable signs or symptoms. A treatment study suggests that 4-9% of the general population may have ocular hypertension, and people with ocular hypertension have a higher […]

November 21, 2016 Home page, News
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