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Do Glasses Make Your Eyes Worse?

A young woman smiling and trying on glasses in a store while being assisted by an optician or optometrist

According to statistics, 57% of Canadians 20 and older have a vision problem that requires optical correction. Eyewear such as glasses can offer cosmetic and corrective benefits.    Still, many people raise concerns that glasses make your eyes worse. Wearing glasses does not make your eyes worse.  About Your Vision  Your visual system is an intricate […]

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Are Daily Contact Lenses Better for Dry Eye?

Women putting in daily contact lens to help with her dry eye symptoms

Dry eyes can make wearing contact lenses difficult, causing discomfort and irritation. While contacts may feel uncomfortable with dry eyes, different lenses may feel better. If you wear contact lenses and have dry eyes, is there a better option available, such as daily disposable lenses? Continue reading to learn more about dry eye disease and […]

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Safely Wearing Contact Lenses During This Time

Contact lenses can be worn safely while preventing potential contamination by following the proper contact lens care instructions, which include thoroughly washing, cleaning, and drying your hands prior to handling contact lenses.  Good hygiene practices as important as ever before As always, wash your hands with antibacterial soap and water before putting on or taking […]

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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 […]

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