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Kelowna Optometrist Explains Nearsightedness Vs Farsightedness

You may have heard of nearsightedness and farsightedness before, but, what are they? It can be easy to get these two terms mixed up. Near and farsightedness are some of the most common issues our patients at iSight Optometry encounter. If you’re having troubles seeing things close up, or far away, it may be time […]

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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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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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Benefits of Blue Light Blocking Glasses

If you work an office job, chances are you spend a lot of time staring at your computer screen. Computer screens, office lights and even the sun, project visible and invisible light rays that can have a range of effect on our eyes. However, one light ray that seems to be in the spotlight a […]

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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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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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