Anti-aging treatments are growing in popularity, and many Canadians, like yourself, may be interested in purchasing products and procedures that boast flawless skin and other anti-aging benefits. However, It’s important to set realistic expectations and speak with our staff at Aurora Eye Care to determine which products or services work best for your skin. For […]
Can an Eye Exam Detect Diabetic Retinopathy?
Did you know that an eye exam can detect more than just your current prescription? In fact, an eye exam can also detect diabetic retinopathy, a condition that affects the blood vessels in the retina and can lead to vision loss if left untreated. This is why it’s important to see an optometrist regularly, especially […]
Can Astigmatism Be Corrected After Cataract Surgery?
If you need to have cataracts removed, can refractive errors be corrected at the same time? While you may not link the two conditions together, cataracts and astigmatism can be addressed in the same procedure. When cataracts start limiting your ability to drive, read, shop, climb stairs, or maintain your independence, our optometrists may recommend […]
How Long Does Vision Therapy Take?
Just like a physiotherapist can help you improve your body’s mobility, a vision therapist can help improve how you use your eyes. Because each person is unique, a vision therapist can create a customized treatment plan to help you improve your hand-eye coordination, reaction time, ability to track objects, and more. Each vision therapy program […]
How Many IPL Treatments Are Needed?
Have you experienced uncomfortable, itchy, and watery eyes, only to be diagnosed with dry eye disease at your last eye exam? You are not alone. Around 30% of Canadians have symptoms associated with dry eye. Besides artificial tears, prescription eye drops, and supplements, Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) can also treat dry eyes. We know age […]
What are Myopia Control Lenses?
Vision care is important for all ages, but certain vision conditions can develop early. Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is one of those conditions. The first step is scheduling a comprehensive eye exam with one of our optometrists. Myopia usually begins developing in school-age children, and early management can make a huge difference in preserving […]
Can I Use Eyedrops Every Day?
Can I Use Eyedrops Every Day? When you experience irritation, redness, watery, and dry eyes, the first thing you may reach for is eye drops. But taking any eyedrops every day can put your eye health at risk. Not sure which eyedrops to take? It’s always best to consult your eye doctor. They can advise […]
Does Vision Therapy Work for Adults?
Does Vision Therapy Work for Adults? Having poor vision affects more than just your eyesight–it can also affect your quality of life. We rely on our vision for almost everything we do, whether it’s in our professional life or personal life. So, when your vision is poor, it’s understandable that you get frustrated or annoyed. […]
Do’s & Don’ts After Cataract Surgery
Cataracts can negatively impact your vision if not diagnosed and treated correctly. One of the only ways to fully provide relief for cataracts is through cataract surgery. Generally considered safe and effective, cataract surgery can be co-managed by your Aurora Eye Care optometrist. It’s vital to understand how cataract surgery works and what you need […]
What Is Vision Therapy?
What Is Vision Therapy? All About Vision Therapy Visual skills determine the effectiveness of our sight, how we interact with visual cues, and how our brain cooperates with visual signals. From reading a book to catching a ball, we use a combination of visual skills to engage with our mind, body, and environment. Vision therapy […]