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Market Mall Optom - Blog - What Your Optometrist Looks For During An Eye Exam
  • Apr 28, 2022
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Vision Health Month: What Your Optometrist Looks For During An Eye Exam

What Is Assessed At An Eye Exam? Visual Acuity A person’s visual acuity is the measure of how well they can focus on an object and it is what determines your prescription. Visual acuity tests are conducted to assess refractive errors such as. . .

Market Mall Optom - Blog - How Your Optometrist Determines Your Prescription During An Eye Exam
  • Jan 21, 2022
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How Your Optometrist Determines Your Prescription During An Eye Exam

Your Optometrist Uses These Tests To Determines Your Prescription  Automated Tests. During an eye exam, your optometrist will use a machine called an autorefractor, which detects a person’s refractive error by measuring how light is changed as. . .

Prioritize Your Eye Health This Year | Calgary Optometrist
  • Jan 07, 2022
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Resolution 2022: Prioritize Your Eye Health This Year

How To Prioritize Your Eye Health Go To The Optometrist. Eye exams are beneficial for checking your vision and updating any prescriptions as well as checking for eye health and other related health issues. When you go for eye exams, the. . .

Colour Vision Testing: What You Need To Know | Calgary Optometrist
  • Dec 03, 2021
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Colour Vision Testing: How Is It Done And What Does It Mean?

How To Test For Colour Blindness And Why It Is Important How Is Colour Vision Testing Done? Your optometrist will conduct the eye exam in a well lit room and have you cover one of your eyes. They will then present you with a series of test. . .

Diagnosing Retinoblastoma With A Children’s Eye Exam |Calgary Eye Exam
  • Nov 26, 2021
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How Optometrists Diagnose Retinoblastomas During A Children's Eye Exam

What Retinoblastoma Is And How An Eye Doctor Identifies It What Is Retinoblastoma? Retinoblastoma is a type of eye cancer that causes tumours to grow in the retina. The retina is a thin layer of tissue in the back of the eye that contains. . .

Market Mall Optom - Blog - Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome and How Your Eye Doctor Can Help
  • Nov 22, 2021
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Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome and How Your Eye Doctor Can Help

What is Ocular Histoplasmosis? What You Need to Know Histoplasmosis is a fungal disease caused by infected airborne spores that have entered the bloodstream through your lungs. In the early onset the symptoms are very mild and are comparable to. . .

Market Mall Optom - Blog - How Optometrists Diagnose And Treat Uveitis
  • Nov 04, 2021
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How Optometrists Diagnose And Treat Uveitis

How Your Optometrist Tests for Uveitis Types of Uveitis. Uveitis is a group of disorders of the eye that affect the Uvea, Retina and/or Sclera. The different types of Uveitis are: Posterior Uveitis. This is the most severe, and least common. . .

4 Corneal Diseases An Optometrist Can Diagnose
  • Oct 21, 2021
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4 Corneal Diseases An Optometrist Can Diagnose

Keratitis  This condition is characterized by corneal inflammation caused by viral, bacterial, or fungal intrusion in the eye. Wearing contact lenses for extended periods and direct contact with foreign bodies are the most common causes of. . .

Market Mall Optom | Blog | Optometrist Screen for Glaucoma
  • Oct 07, 2021
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How An Optometrist Screens For Glaucoma

Glaucoma Screening In Calgary  Your optometrist has access to a battery of tests to accurately detect the onset of glaucoma. These tests are also often part of a regular comprehensive eye exam. The message is clear: get your eyes examined by an. . .

Preventing Digital Eye Strain In Children
  • Sep 23, 2021
  • Market Mall Optometry

An Optometrist Guide To Back To School Eye Care: Preventing Digital Eye Strain In Children

Risks Associated With Too Much Screen Time In Children Digital technology has provided many benefits such as easier access to entertainment, education, and communication, however, overexposure and prolonged use of digital devices can also have. . .

  • Sep 02, 2021
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3 Common Corneal Diseases An Optometrist Can Diagnose

Common Cornea Problems A number of conditions can affect the cornea. Among the most common corneal problems include:  Keratitis Keratitis is the inflammation of the cornea that occurs due to a virus, fungus, or bacteria entering the. . .

  • Aug 26, 2021
  • Market Mall Optometry

Speak With Your Eye Doctor Before Opting For LASIK Eye Surgery

Comprehensive Eye Exam And LASIK Surgery Discussion If you are considering LASIK eye surgery, the first step on your journey towards better vision will start with a comprehensive eye exam performed by your optometrist. This thorough eye exam will. . .

  • Aug 15, 2021
  • Market Mall Optometry

5 Signs You Should Visit Your Eye Doctor

Difficulty Seeing At Night And While Driving Difficulty seeing while driving at night is one of the first tell-tale signs that something is wrong with your vision. Most people have a harder time seeing in the dark and at far distances, therefore. . .

Market Mall Optom - Blog - Optometrist in Canada
  • Aug 05, 2021
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How To Become An Optometrist In Canada

What Is An Optometrist? Optometrists are healthcare professionals who provide primary vision care to diagnose, manage, and treat conditions and diseases of the eyes and visual system. An optometrist is licensed to practice optometry but is not. . .

Market Mall Optom - Blog - children and adult eye exam
  • Jul 29, 2021
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3 Differences Between Children’s Eye Exams And Adult Eye Exams

What To Expect During A Comprehensive Eye Exam For Both Children, Adults, And Seniors Vision tests: While looking at an eye chart, your optometrist will check for nearsightedness, farsightedness, presbyopia, and astigmatism. If necessary, your. . .

Market Mall Optom - Blog - Dry Eye Treatments
  • Jul 08, 2021
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5 Common Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment Options

5 Common Dry Eye Treatments Options In most cases, dry eyes can be managed successfully. Treatments result in increased comfort, fewer dry eye symptoms, and better vision. Your optometrist will perform an eye exam to diagnose your dry eye. . .

Market Mall Optom - Diabetic Eye Exams
  • Jun 24, 2021
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What Is A Diabetic Eye Exam And Why Is It Important?

Diabetes is a disease that profoundly affects many areas of your body, including your eyes. Having too much blood sugar in your body can damage the blood vessels in the retina, which is the light-sensitive tissue that lines the back of your eye. . . .

Market Mall Optometry blog – Eye Retinal Imaging
  • Jun 10, 2021
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3 Reasons Retinal Imaging Is An important Part Of Your Eye Exam

The world we live in is full of screens, bright lights, glares, reflections, and, unfortunately, not many breaks for our eyes. In recent years, some eye conditions have become increasingly common due to the extended time spent on computers, tablets,. . .

Market Mall Optometry
  • Mar 16, 2021
  • Market Mall Optometry

5 Signs You Need To Book An Eye Exam Appointment

If you've been putting off booking an eye exam, read these crucial warning signs that something is off and warrants further investigation from a qualified optometrist during a comprehensive eye exam. Signs To Bump An Eye Exam To The Top. . .

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