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The Differences Between Nearsightedness and Farsightedness

If you have been recently diagnosed with either of these conditions, you may have some questions as to what these medical conditions actually mean in terms of eye functionality. Many people who have lived with these conditions are unaware as to why they affect their eyesight. Getting your eyes checked regularly will ensure that these […]

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Optometrist in Kelowna Explains: What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a group of eye disorders that cause damage the optical nerve. The early stages of the disease are often painless, with few to no symptoms, meaning your regular eye checkups are essential to early detection of these ocular disorders. Most cases of glaucoma cause damage by a rise of pressure within the eye. […]

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Sleeping in Kelowna: Block out the Blue Light

Trouble falling asleep at night? Do you lay in bed trying to fall asleep for hours? It has not been so long that nighttime has been illuminated by artificial lighting. In the modern era it seems natural, however our bodies and eyes have yet to evolve to many of the changes modern life brings. Not […]

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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 […]

Eye Twitching – Advice from Our Kelowna Optometrists

It is so common that nearly everyone has some experience with eye twitching, but why is this condition, known as “myokymia”, so prevalent? It comes from the fact that our eyes have the densest collection of fast twitch muscle fibres in the human body. This helps our eye to protect itself. If something moves towards […]

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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
Astigmatism Answers in Kelowna | iSight Optometry

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
Top 10 Tips for Contact Lens Wearers in Kelowna | iSight Optometry

Top 10 Tips for Contact Lens Wearers in Kelowna

iSight Optometry in Kelowna is dedicated to ensuring our clients have healthy, happy eyes. Educating contact wearers on proper care, insertion and removal techniques and disposal is essential to avoid bacterial contamination and avoidable inflammation. Wearing your lenses should be comfortable and easy. If it isn’t, book an appointment so we can take a closer […]

March 15, 2017 News
iSight Optometry Kelowna | Baby's vision development

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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