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Read more on Stem Cells May Cure Cataracts and Restore Sight in the Future
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Stem Cells May Cure Cataracts and Restore Sight in the Future

Double vision, blurry vision, sensitivity to light and glare, difficulty seeing at night, and fading of colours. These signs may indicate cataract symptoms. While these symptoms may not seem severe and could be mistaken for common vision problems of nearsightedness or farsightedness, they could be an indication of cataracts. Cataracts forming in the eye can lead…

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Read more on New Acuvue Transition Contacts
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New Acuvue Transition Contacts

Summertime is right around the corner here in the Okanagan! While we believe it’s important to protect your eyes all year round, sunny days pose a challenge for contact lens wearers. The sun hits your face, and your immediate reaction is to squint, right? Not if you’re wearing Acuvue’s Transition Contacts.   These innovative new contact lenses could…

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Read more on Farsightedness: How Far Are You Holding Your Reading Away From You These Days?
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Farsightedness: How Far Are You Holding Your Reading Away From You These Days?

We have all seen it...people holding their menus, maps and cell phones at arm’s length, desperately trying to make out the print. Hyperopia or farsightedness is a common refractive condition that can causes distant objects to become clearer than closer objects. However, not everyone experiences this eye condition in the same way. Farsightedness can affect…

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Read more on Did Your Kids Pass School Eye Sight Tests? Need an Expert Opinion?
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Did Your Kids Pass School Eye Sight Tests? Need an Expert Opinion?

Many Okanagan schools offer vision screening tests for their students. This very basic eye test primarily focuses on vision acuity and sharpness, colour blindness and whether a refractive error may be present. It does not replace a comprehensive eye exam or enable the practitioner to perform many professional tests. Parents may receive a newsletter stating…

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