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31 Aug

Why Do Dry Eyes Occur? Part 1

Are you suffering from dry eye pain? You are not alone – it is very common with up to 50% of adults experiencing regular dry eye symptoms; making it one of the most common reasons for a visit to the eye doctor. If your eyes are watery,...

16 Aug

Hottest Eyewear Trends for 2017

At Unionville Optometry we have over 40 different eyeglass frame collections to choose from, many updated weekly to stay on top of the latest and hottest prescription eyewear trends. Current non-prescription and prescription trending eyeglasses for 2017 include: Tortoise shell frames, which always have that very classic...

05 Aug

Benefits of Crizal Lenses for Computer Users

Long term exposure to blue-violet light can cause premature eye aging. Computers, tablets, and phones emit this spectrum of blue-violet light. Crizal lenses benefit computer users by implementing light-filtering technology to remove the blue-violet light range while allowing beneficial light (such as blue-turquoise light) to...

30 Jan

What Does Farsighted Mean and Other FAQ’s

Farsightedness (hyperopia) is a condition whereby you can see at a distance but have trouble viewing things clearly that are close to you. Does this sound like you? In this Unionville blog post we will answer several of the top questions our Markham eye doctors get...

11 Jan

Best Vitamins for Eye Health and Vision

Just like the rest of our bodies, our eyes need a range of nutrients including vitamins for eye health in order to maintain optimal vision. Eating wholesome foods and a balanced diet that include the eye health vitamins and minerals listed below can help in...

08 Nov

What is Diabetic Retinopathy?

Diabetic retinopathy is the scientific name for diabetic eye disease. When blood sugar levels stay too high for too long your tiny blood vessels called capillaries can be damaged. Designed to carry blood to your retina, these capillaries can start leaking fluids and fats and cause...

25 Oct

Unionville Optometry’s Top Cataracts FAQ

Globally, approximately 20 million people have gone blind as direct a result of cataracts. Below are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions Unionville Optometry gets asked about cataracts. What Are Cataracts? Cataracts are a cloudy film over the normally clear lens of the eye....