Blog Hero

What Does Polarized Sunglasses Mean?

A man on top of a mountain wearing Polarized sunglasses and a backpack while hiking with poles.

If you’re looking for that perfect pair of sunglasses for your next outdoor adventure or long road trip, then you should consider polarized lenses. Polarized lenses are becoming increasingly popular, and there’s a good reason why. They’re designed specifically to reduce glare and improve vision in bright, sunny conditions. Get a comprehensive eye exam for […]

Read More…

Why Do My Eyes Burn?

A senior man sitting outside and holding his glasses in his right hand as he rubs his left eye using his left hand.

What could be causing burning, itching, or soreness in your eyes? Whether it’s a temporary discomfort or a persistent problem, eye irritation can be a frustrating and worrisome issue. It can affect your work and sleep and cause discomfort when your eyes are exposed to light. There are many different causes of eye burning, from […]

Read More…

What Are Prescription Safety Glasses?

A young woman trying prescription glasses at an optic store while being assisted by an optometrist.

If eye protection is essential for you, you are probably already familiar with the importance of wearing safety glasses. But did you know that you can get non-prescription and prescription safety eyewear? Prescription safety glasses are like any other pair of safety glasses. But what sets them apart is that their lenses are customized to […]

Read More…

Myopia vs. Hyperopia: What’s the Difference?

Vision through a pair of eyeglasses to show the effect of myopia and how glasses can help.

Blurry vision can make everyday tasks difficult. Nearsightedness (myopia) and farsightedness (hyperopia) are common refractive errors that blur vision. With myopia, your eyes can focus on nearby objects but not on things that are further away. Hyperopia is the opposite–your eyes can focus on distant objects but have difficulty seeing up close.  These refractive errors […]

Read More…

Is Blepharitis Contagious?

A close-up of a man's eye to show blepharitis infection on the eye.

Blepharitis is an eye condition that causes inflamed eyelids. It can be uncomfortable, leading to eyelid swelling, redness, and irritation. It’s a common condition—37% to 50% of people get it at some point in their lives especially in Alberta which is owing to many factors such as the climate and the natural skin flora. But […]

Read More…

instagram facebook facebook2 pinterest twitter google-plus google linkedin2 yelp youtube phone location calendar share2 link star-full star star-half chevron-right chevron-left chevron-down chevron-up envelope fax