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Hyperopia vs. Myopia: What’s the Difference?

Blurry distance vision of a skyline with a clear view through the lens of a pair of glasses

Proper vision is essential for many things. It allows us to learn, perform everyday tasks, and participate in sports and leisure activities. Squinting and difficulty seeing can make the above more challenging. These symptoms may indicate common vision problems called refractive errors, including hyperopia and myopia. So, how do you tell the difference? Hyperopia or […]

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How Often Should Your Child Get an Eye Exam?

A young boy wearing glasses at the eye doctor reading an eye chart

As a parent, it’s important to ensure your child’s vision is healthy. One way to do this is by scheduling regular eye exams. Children’s eyes constantly change as they grow. So a regular eye exam can diagnose vision problems early before they cause permanent damage. The Canadian Association of Optometrists suggests school-age children have an […]

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What Are Low Vision Aids?

A magnifying glass used as a low vision aid to magnify the text for the person reading.

Sometimes, accidental eye injuries happen that result in permanent damage. Or perhaps a condition develops that leaves someone with vision problems that eyeglasses or contacts cannot correct. A person may find it difficult to perform simple daily tasks in situations like this. Fortunately, technology is available nowadays to assist people with low vision. With these […]

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When Is It Too Late to Treat Lazy Eye?

A boy with his right eye covered so that his brain has to use his weaker eye to see.

Lazy eye is a condition that demonstrates the importance of getting comprehensive eye exams as recommended by your optometrist and the Canadian Association of Optometrists. As we’ll see below, it’s especially important that children receive the recommended exams as they mature. This article explores what exactly lazy eye is, why it develops, when it needs […]

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