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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville eye care clinic.

5 Important Eye Care Tips For Kids

Eye care is just as important for children as it is for adults. The sooner you teach your children how to care for their eyes, the more likely they will be to ingrain these habits for life. Here are some tips for kids!

How to Deal with Contact Lens Discomfort

Do your eyes become irritated and itchy when you wear contact lenses? Could be dry eye syndrome, allergies or the contact lenses themselves. Read on to find out what to do if you experience contact lens discomfort.

COVID-19 Office Updates

The health and safety of patients and staff remains our top priority. As federal, province and local guidance permit, we remain open for routine eye exams to meet your eye health needs.   As we’ve been monitoring this rapidly changing nature of COVID-19, we want you to know that we are...

What To Do if a Mosquito Bites Your Eyelid

Mosquito bites are annoying but on the eyelid they can be particularly uncomfortable and even impact your vision. Find out what you can do to treat the bite at home, and when it's a good idea to contact your optometrist.

Do You Struggle With Contact Lens Comfort? Scleral Lenses May Be the Answer!

Are your contact lenses uncomfortable? It may be time to look into custom-designed scleral lenses, which provide clear and comfortable vision to people with keratoconus, corneal irregularities, severe dry eye syndrome, astigmatism and hard-to-fit eyes.

How Much Time Should My Child Spend Outdoors?

Playing outdoors offers numerous benefits, including delaying the onset of myopia. Read on to learn why that is, and learn why slowing myopia progression is vital for your child’s eye health.

What’s a Chalazion?

Do you have a lump on your eyelid? It could be a chalazion. Learn what a chalazion is, how to treat it and prevent it from recurring.

Dr. Shobitha Ratnakumar O.D. Shares A Story of a Child Patient

One of the best memories is seeing this one particular child. For the first time, he struggled to see the letters on the chart and after correcting his vision, he was so happy to see the smallest lines of letter! He went out next door to LensCrafters with his mother...

Can People With Dry Eye Syndrome Wear Eye Makeup?

Do people with dry eye syndrome have to forgo wearing eyeliner and other eye makeup? Although eyeliner can lead to meibomian gland dysfunction, there are steps you can take to safely wear eye makeup without compromising your eye health.

When Should a Child Start Contact Lenses?

Parents often ask me, "When can my child consider wearing contact lenses?" This is a very good question. In my experience, there is no magical age at which children can consider contacts. I do always engage parents in the discussion but I have found over the years that as long...
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