The Canadian National Institute for Blindness says that an estimated 30% of Canadians suffer from chronic dry eye. That means nearly one-third of us live with the frustration and discomfort every day. Despite this very high prevalence, I have found that many patients believe their dry eye disease is an inconvenience rather than an actual […]
Scleral vs. Toric vs. Hybrid Contact Lenses: Which is Right for You?
When contact lenses were first invented back during the 1880s, they were made of glass and used to treat slight symptoms of astigmatism. However, they were incredibly uncomfortable and only could be worn for a couple of minutes at best. Despite their issues, contact lenses took off, and decades of research and innovation were poured […]
Blue Light – Fact vs. Fiction?
One of the biggest buzzwords over the last few years has been blue light. Consumers hear eye care professionals tell them all the time that blue light is dangerous to their vision, there’s no escaping it, and only blue light lenses can protect them. Although, some of this may be true, how do you separate […]
Is My Vision Perfect? What Does 20/20 Vision Actually Mean?
How clearly do you see? See & Be Seen’s Dr. Yang explains what optometrists mean when they say your vision is 20/20. Have a question? Comment below! See & Be Seen is Toronto’s urban eye care experience. Visit us at See And Be Seen Eyecare. (Music courtesy of bensound.com) […]
Are All Eye Drops the Same? 5 Things to Consider When Buying Over-the-Counter Eye Drops
Find out which eye drops will work best for you. See & Be Seen’s Dr. P is here to break down the differences in over-the-counter eye drops. Have a question? Comment below! See & Be Seen is Toronto’s urban eye care experience. Visit us at See & Be Seen Eyecare […]
Picking Great Eyewear: Choosing The Right Frames for Your Face
Choosing the right frames can be frustrating. That pair of frames you fell in love with on the display won’t necessarily wow you as much once you actually put them on. One reason this could happen is because the frames you selected are not the right style for your face shape. Determining Your Face Shape […]
Understanding Laser Eye Surgery: LASIK, LASEK, and PRK
If you wear glasses or contact lenses, chances are you may have wondered if LASIK surgery is a good choice for you. If you are a suitable candidate, laser eye surgery can offer a range of benefits including the freedom from glasses and contacts. See & Be Seen is pleased to provide both pre- and […]