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Pinguecula vs. Pterygium: What’s the Difference?

A close up of an eye with pinguecula.

If you’ve noticed small yellowish growths in your eyes or raised bumps on your eye surface, you may be experiencing a pinguecula or pterygium. It’s vital to understand that while these growths are commonly harmless, monitoring them to ensure they don’t become a problem down the road is essential.  Pingueculas and pterygiums are both non-cancerous, […]

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What is Myopia Management?

A young boy blurred in the background with his head rested on his crossed arms struggles to see clearly in class due to myopia while glasses sit on the desk in focus.

Myopia isn’t merely an inconvenient vision impairment—it’s a global public health issue affecting nearly one-third of the population worldwide. The World Health Organization reports that by 2050, over 50% of the world’s population will be myopic. We know that sounds a little bit dramatic. But childhood myopia tends to become more severe throughout adolescence.  What […]

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Does Alberta Health Care Cover Eye Exams?

Eyes exams are essential for protecting your eye health and vision, helping your optometrist identify early signs of eye disease. While eye exams are necessary, some people may avoid receiving one due to cost concerns. Can you count on government support to cover the cost when you need an eye exam? Continue reading to learn […]

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How to Relieve Eye Strain

Child with eye strain having troubles with vision while doing homework

How to Relieve Eye Strain Eye strain can affect your eye health, leading to dry eyes, headaches, blurry vision, and other irritating symptoms. Many people assume eye strain is a normal part of life with how common these symptoms are. However, you can relieve or prevent these symptoms by changing your habits and lifestyle.  Continue […]

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What are EnChroma Lenses For Colour Blindness?

6 examples of perception test to show color blindness

Many people suffer from colour blindness, a condition affecting how the eyes perceive colour. Someone with colour blindness cannot see the world as it’s intended. However, technology like EnChroma lenses can help.  Continue reading to learn more about EnChroma lenses, including what they are and how they work.  How Does Your Colour Vision Work?  Colour […]

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