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Benefits of Anti-Glare Glasses

Have you ever turned down an invitation because you didn’t want to drive at night? Or maybe wished you had during a late drive home? As eyes age, the speed at which pupils dilate changes and slow down. This can make driving at night difficult. If you wear glasses, the glare from your eyewear can […]

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You’re Invited to our 16th Annual Customer Appreciation Day Sale!

We would like to invite you to be appreciated at our 16th Annual Customer Appreciation Day Sale! On Thursday, May 24th from 10:00am – 7:00pm, we will be offering big savings on featured frames, non-prescription sunglasses and Transitions™ lenses! 1-Day Sale Details  Special One Day Savings of 40% Off featured eyeglass frames when a complete […]

May 9, 2018 News
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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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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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Use Your Benefits Before the End of the Year – Visit Your Kelowna Optometrist

Now is an excellent time to check into your current benefit package and see what is remaining on this year’s vision care plan. The old saying “use it or lose it!” applies to many vision insurance benefits. If your company has a flexible spending account or FSA it is essential that you check that you […]

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Kelowna Optometrist Explains: Where Eye Colour Comes From!

Our eyes are extremely unique and simply amazing! They begin to form a mere two weeks after conception and continue to change throughout our lifetime. Babies are first born with no melanin in their eyes, providing them with an initial bluish colour. It takes a few years for the permanent eye colour to come into […]

September 12, 2017 News, Optometry Advice
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Win a Back to School Shopping Spree from iSight Optometry!

Want to WIN $400 to Orchard Park Mall for back to school shopping + a NO charge Eye Exam!?? …we thought so!

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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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iSight Optometry: UV Eye Protection in the Okanagan

Living in Kelowna and the Okanagan in general, we are fortunate to enjoy copious amounts of sunshine. While many of us often remember to use sunscreen on our skin or wear a hat, it is vital not to forget to protect your delicate eyes. Short term and long term UV radiation exposure can dramatically influence […]

May 3, 2017 News
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Astigmatism Answers in Kelowna

Astigmatism is a common eye issue that is often detected early in childhood; however, it can occur at any age. Essentially, it refers to an irregularly shaped cornea that resembles more of a football instead of a symmetrically round baseball shape. This means that one meridian is curved more than the other meridian running perpendicular […]

March 21, 2017 News
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