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Why Senior Eye Exams Include Glaucoma Screening
  • Dec 05, 2022

Why Senior Eye Exams Include Glaucoma Screening

Why Glaucoma Screening Is So Important During Senior Eye Exams Glaucoma Develops Without Presenting Symptoms Once glaucoma begins to present symptoms, damage to the optic nerve has already begun. Once vision loss begins, it cannot be reversed. . . .

Eye Injury Prevention Month The Most Common Eye Injuries For Seniors And How To Prevent Them
  • Jun 07, 2022

Eye Injury Prevention Month: The Most Common Eye Injuries For Seniors And How To Prevent Them

Eye Injuries And Prevention Common Eye Injuries For Seniors One of the most common ways seniors get injured is by falling. As vision deteriorates, people are more likely to trip over obstacles as well as have an impaired sense of depth. . .

Specs in the City - Blog - Can Menopause Affect Eye Health
  • Apr 07, 2022

Women's Eye Health And Safety Month: Can Menopause Affect Eye Health?

Common Eye Conditions During Menopause Dry Eyes Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) has been linked to menopause, with more women presenting dry eye symptoms than their same-aged male counterparts. After menopause, some women report new dry eye symptoms,. . .

Specs in the City - Blog - Am I At Risk For Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Feb 11, 2022

AMD Awareness Month: Am I At Risk For Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Risks For Age-Related Macular Degeneration Age. As the name suggests, the risk for age-related macular degeneration significantly increases after age 55. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss among older adults even though it doesn’t result. . .

Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, Or Optician... | Calgary Optometrist
  • Dec 22, 2021

Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, Or Optician... Which One Should I See?

The Differences Between Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, And Optician Ophthalmologist. An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who specializes in eye surgery and rare pathology treatment. In order for a person to become an ophthalmologist, they. . .

Specs In The City | Blog | Blepharitis Treatments And Causes
  • Sep 15, 2021

Blepharitis Treatments And Causes

Causes Of Blepharitis Blepharitis commonly occurs when tiny oil glands near the base of the eyelashes become clogged, causing irritation, swelling, and redness. It is often a chronic condition that is difficult to treat, but it does not cause. . .

Specs in the City - Eye Exam Detect Diseases
  • Jul 07, 2021

6 Serious Health Issues A Comprehensive Eye Exam Can Detect

6 Health Problems Comprehensive Eye Exams Can Detect Because of the eye’s small nerves and blood vessels, delicate structures, and close proximity to your brain, a comprehensive eye exam is one of the least invasive steps you can take to. . .

Specs in the City - 3D Vision
  • Apr 19, 2021

Your World in 3-D: Stereoscopic Vision and Depth Perception

Have you ever paused to think about the world around you and how you see it? Generally speaking, humans have two eyes that take in their surroundings and one brain that processes this information. Although your eyes may work mostly in the same way,. . .

Specs in the City - Ocular Motility
  • Apr 12, 2021

Testing for Eye Misalignments: Ocular Motility Testing

Having regular eye exams is obviously good for testing for vision impairments including nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. But, did you know that checking for misaligned, or crooked eyes can help detect life-threatening illnesses such. . .

Specs In The City | Calgary
  • Mar 17, 2021

Vision Field Testing- What It Is and What Are The Benefits

Visiting the optometrist can feel a bit awkward and confusing- especially during that one exam where you sit with your chin in that machine, stare at a pixelated screen and press a button to react to a moving light like an unnerving throwback to the. . .

Specs In the City Optometry
  • Mar 03, 2021

The Hidden Danger Of Undiagnosed Dry Eye Symptoms

Dry eye symptoms are widespread in Alberta; in fact, 90 percent of Albertans have not visited an optometrist despite living with the constantly uncomfortable symptoms of dry eyes. Albertans often dismiss dry eyes as their normal, and 3 in 5 don’t. . .

 Specs in the City | Cataracts Calgary
  • Feb 26, 2021

Cataract: 5 Early Warning Signs to Look Out For

A cataract is the progressive clouding of the eye lens. It represents the leading form of preventable blindness in the world and comes with some early detectable warning signs. Here are five of the most common ones to look out for.   A cataract. . .

Eye Clinic SE Calgary | Specs in the City Optometry
  • Jan 24, 2021

5 Tips for Keeping Your Eyes Healthy

It's easy to take our eyes for granted. But we shouldn't! Here are five ways you can continue to keep them healthy.   Our eyes are amazing organs. The amount of processing they do and the sheer size of signals they send to our brain are. . .

Eye Exam Calgary | Specs in the City
  • Jan 10, 2021

Can Cannabis Effectively Treat Glaucoma or Other Eye Conditions?

Wondering if cannabis can be an effective treatment for glaucoma? Leading optometrist associations including the Canadian Ophthalmological Society say no, and that anyone who says yes is just blowing smoke.   With cannabis now being legal in. . .

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  • Nov 25, 2020

How to Spot Cataracts Early So You Can Safeguard Your Sight

According to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in Canada, with more than 3. 5 million Canadians experiencing vision loss because of them. Here's what you need to be on the lookout. . .

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