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Back To School Eye Exams for Post Secondary

We tend to take our eyes for granted. How often have you ever thought about the incredible number of nerves, muscles, and parts that work together to allow you to focus on fine print or a beautiful sunset? Your vision is priceless and routine eye exams mean you can have peace of mind knowing that […]

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Kelowna Optometrist Explains the Importance of a Back To School Eye Exam

For many families, the start of September is like the start of a new year. Summer is ending, the air is getting crisper, and if you have kids, they’re headed back to school once again. If you’re like most parents, you want your kids to have every opportunity to succeed and do their best in […]

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Common Types of Cataracts and Treatments

The biggest indicator that you have cataracts is clouded vision. Scheduling an eye exam with your optometrist in Kelowna is a vital step in determining if you have cataracts. Your routine eye examination will detect cataracts and other eye problems in the earliest stages, which will help your eye doctor access the type of cataract […]

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iSight Optometry: Proud Silver Award Recipient From Optometry Giving Sight

As your Kelowna optometrist, we’re proud to give back to our community and beyond. iSight Optometry is committed to numerous sustainable eye care projects. While many in North America may take vision privileges for granted, millions of people around the globe are much less fortunate. Our dedicated team participated in the 2017 World Sight Day […]

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Myopia, Hyperopia & Presbyopia: Understanding Your Optical Condition with iSight Optometry

Your Kelowna optometrist understands how difficult it can be to navigate with less than optimal vision. Our eyes can change extremely rapidly or gradually over time. The brain does an amazing job processing the information we visually receive. Many clients are shocked to find out they require prescription treatment. If your comprehensive eye exam revealed […]

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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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Driving With Low Vision

It’s true that you don’t know what you have until it’s gone. We take our ability to drive for granted, until we lose it. Driving isn’t just getting from one place to another faster; being mobile and in control of your mobility is an important part of maintaining your independence. Driving provides a sense of […]

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Do You Need Reading Glasses?

Difficulty in seeing small print, needing more light to read and holding reading material further away from you are all indicators that it is time to book an eye exam to ascertain whether you need reading glasses. As you age, you may find yourself struggling to see objects and read words up-close. This farsightedness, or […]

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5 Unhealthy Habits that Affect Your Vision

We all have bad habits. And the problem is we sometimes don’t even know we’re doing them. But whether we know it or not we all frequently engage in habits that negatively affect the health of our eyes and compromise the quality of our vision. Here are 5 unhealthy habits that negatively affect your vision. […]