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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 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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Read more on Why You Should Avoid Coloured Contacts this Halloween
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Why You Should Avoid Coloured Contacts this Halloween

It is Halloween season once again! While it can be tempting to complement your creepy costume with some disposable coloured contact lenses, iSight Optometry in Kelowna recommends skipping the spooky, generic brands. Eye safety and ocular health should take precedence over an image you are seeking to portray. Remember, contact lenses are considered medical devices.…

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