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,...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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17 Nov What is Macular Degeneration and Other FAQs

WHAT CAUSES MACULAR DEGENERATION? Macular degeneration of the eye is the most common cause of vision loss in people over the age of 60. It occurs when the small central portion of your retina (called the macula) deteriorates. Typically, macular degeneration affects both of your eyes...

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09 Sep Answers to 8 Questions About Astigmatism

Because most people have astigmatism to some degree, it is a common topic during routine eye exams and we get many questions about astigmatism. Here are some of the most common questions about astigmatism that patients ask our Unionville optometrists in Markham, Ontario. 1. WHAT IS ASTIGMATISM? Astigmatism...

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