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Lattice Degeneration

A brief guide to lattice degeneration Lattice degeneration is a relatively common condition affecting about 10% of the Canadian population. Don’t be surprised if you’ve never heard of it. There are no distinct symptoms associated with lattice degeneration—only if complications arise. A yearly eye exam by one of our optometrists at our three Calgary eye clinics is about the […]

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Bump On Baby’s Eyelid: Treat The Stye On Your Child’s Eyelid

You watch your baby’s face when they sleep—the instinctual sucking motion of their mouth, the micro-expressions, and the tiny twitches of their delicate eyelids. But today you notice a bump on their eyelid, almost like a tiny piece of circular debris got caught on the surface of their eye. It appears almost like a pimple […]

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Refraction Test Explained

What is a refraction test? The human eye is a complicated subject and there are a lot of different components that go into optical health. At Dr. Bishop & Associates, we’re committed to giving our patients the best vision care we possibly can. Part of that care involves regular eye exams that make sure nothing has changed in your eye. […]

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Refusing to Read: Latent Hyperopia, A common cause of Lazy Eye (Amblyopia) in kids.

Signs and Symptoms Headaches Intermittent blurry vision, near and far Fatigue (ocular and mental) Avoiding reading Delayed learning (reading and generally) Crossed Eyes (Strabismus) Clumsiness Overview Hyperopia or hypermetropia, more commonly known as farsightedness, is a common form of Glasses Prescription and is found in about a quarter of adults. This is the case when it is easier to […]

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Adjusting to Contact Lenses

Normal or Not? 6 Things You May Experience While Adjusting to Contact Lenses For nearly 135 million people worldwide, contact lenses provide precise, comfortable vision correction. Removable lens options provide both teenagers and adults natural-looking, low-maintenance control over their vision. Each year, contact lenses improve, making them more practical and economical for more people. Whether you’re switching […]

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Can Myopia Improve With Age?

Yearly comprehensive eye exams can help your optometrist assess your child’s overall eye health and check for any signs of eye conditions.  One of the most common eye conditions we diagnose in children is myopia. If your child has been diagnosed with myopia, you probably have questions like: “Does Myopia get better as my child ages?” or “What can I […]

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