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Back To School Eye Care: Vision And Nutrition | Optometrist Calgary
  • Jul 30, 2022
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An Optometrist's Guide To Back To School Eye Care: Vision And Nutrition

Optometrist Recommended Nutrients For The Eyes Include: Vitamin A This vitamin helps the eye to produce melanin, which is a pigment that protects the eye from sun damage. Vitamin A also helps to keep the cornea (the clear protective covering of. . .

How Your Optometrist Uses Retinal Imaging | Optometrist Calgary
  • Jun 21, 2022
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How Your Optometrist Uses Retinal Imaging

Retinal Imaging With Your Optometrist What Is Retinal Imaging? Retinal imaging is essentially a high-resolution image of the back of your eye, known as the retina. This is the area that light is focused on to produce an image and your retina is. . .

UV Safety Awareness Month The Damaging Effect Of UV Rays On Eyes
  • Jun 01, 2022
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UV Safety Awareness Month: The Damaging Effect Of UV Rays On Eyes

How UV Rays Damage The Eyes Short Term UV Damage Photokeratitis. Also known as corneal sunburn, photokeratitis is a sunburn of the eye. This condition is caused by UVB rays and can develop in as little as 30 minutes. Some symptoms of. . .

Market Mall Optom - Blog - What It May Mean And How To Deal With It
  • Apr 13, 2022
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Eye Discharge: What It May Mean And How To Deal With It

Types Of Eye Discharge Yellow This type of mucusy discharge is often accompanied by a stye or nodule on the eyelid, both of these appearing as bumps of various sizes. Your eyelid will likely feel tender, especially when you blink. If the stye or. . .

Market Mall Optom - Blog - Why Are Women At Greater Risk For Eye Disease
  • Apr 07, 2022
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Women's Eye Health And Safety Month: Why Are Women At Greater Risk For Eye Disease?

Why Women Are At Higher Risk For Eye Disease Longer Life Expectancy The life expectancy for Canadian men is 79. 8 years and the life expectancy for Canadian women is 83. 9 years. Eye disease tends to develop more in later age, so when women. . .

Market Mall Optom - Blog - Help Your Child Develop Good Vision Habits For Life
  • Mar 04, 2022
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Save Your Vision Month: Help Your Child Develop Good Vision Habits For Life

Healthy Eye Habits To Instill In Children Regular Eye Exams. Children should receive their first eye exam when they are around 6 months old. While this may seem young, it is vital for the early detection of eye illnesses that present early, such. . .

Market Mall Optom - Blog - What Role Does Your Optometrist Play In Cataract Management
  • Feb 11, 2022
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What Role Does Your Optometrist Play In Cataract Management?

The Role Of An Optometrist In Cataract Management Discussion. When you’ve been diagnosed with cataracts, it is important that your optometrist knows everything about your past eye health and any hereditary eye conditions in your family. Your. . .

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. . .

Tests Eye Doctors Use To Screen For Glaucoma | Calgary Optometrist
  • Dec 17, 2021
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5 Tests Your Doctor Will Use To Screen For Glaucoma

5 Tests For Glaucoma Tonometry. This test measures the inner eye pressure with a device called a tonometer. The device delivers a small amount of pressure to the eye either with a small device or a puff of air. The average reading of eye. . .

Recovering From LASIK Eye Surgery: What To Expect| Calgary Optometrist
  • Dec 10, 2021
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Recovering From LASIK Eye Surgery: What To Expect

Healing From LASIK Eye Surgery The LASIK eye surgery recovery period may vary for different patients. Your period of recovery will depend on factors such as your prescription before LASIK surgery, which technology was used for your LASIK surgery,. . .

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 03, 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 20, 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. . .

MarketMall Optometry | Blog | Signs And Symptoms Of Retinal Detachment
  • Sep 15, 2021
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Signs And Symptoms Of Retinal Detachment

Signs And Symptoms Of Retinal Detachment  The symptoms of retinal detachment often come on quickly. If the retinal detachment is not treated right away, more of the retina can detach—which increases the risk of permanent vision loss or. . .

  • Sep 01, 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 14, 2021
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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 Optometry blog – Eye Retinal Imaging
  • Jun 09, 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,. . .

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  • Apr 05, 2021
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What You Need To Know About Floaters, Mucus And Strings In Your Eyes

Cloudy, stringy, slimy, and Itchy are not words you should be associating with your eyes. In fact, if you’ve noticed floaters, mucus or strings you’ve been “fishing” out of your eyelids it is time to book an eye exam. These pesky gloops are. . .

Corneal Abrasion Calgary | Market Mall Optometry
  • Jan 24, 2021
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Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment of Corneal Abrasions

A corneal abrasion (scratched cornea) can cause significant discomfort and it may even increase your risk of developing a serious eye infection. Here are some signs you should watch out for and how to know if it’s time to visit your Calgary eye. . .

Woman protecting eyes in the winter time - Calgary eye clinic
  • Jan 10, 2021
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5 Winter Eye Health Challenges and How to Combat Them

Winter can take a toll on your body, health, and mood — and your eyes are no exception! From exacerbating dry eyes to increased light sensitivity, here are some ways the cold season can impact your vision and how you can protect your. . .

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  • Nov 18, 2020
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4 Things You Didn’t Know Your Optometrist Could Do for You

From detecting vision problems to providing emergency eye care, your Calgary optometrist can do much more than prescribe eyeglasses. Here are four things you didn’t know your eye doctor could do. When it comes to scheduling preventive health. . .

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  • Mar 29, 2020
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Top 5 Tips for Taking Care of Your Eyes at Home

Searching for tips on how to take care of your eyes at home? We've rounded up the top five ways you can naturally care for your eyes at home and protect them from any danger. Just remember to thank your friendly neighbourhood Calgary eye care. . .

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  • Mar 22, 2020
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Telehealth Lines Now Open For Your Eye Health During COVID-19

Telehealth Lines Now Open For Your Eye Health During COVID-19  The Alberta College of Optometrists has mandated that all optometry offices must close, with the exception of emergencies amid the current COVID-19 pandemic. As our city. . .

Calgary Diabetic Retinal Examination, Contact Lens Fittings Calgary
  • Jan 12, 2020
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Your Complete Guide to Diabetic Retinopathy

Do you suffer from diabetes? If so, it’s important to visit your Calgary optometrist regularly for check-ups. Here are some of the benefits of our comprehensive diabetic retinal examinations. Some patients with diabetes can develop a serious. . .

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