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Amblyopia – also known as “lazy eye” – is a visual developmental disorder that impacts visual acuity (how well you see). It generally develops during early childhood and is typically managed via corrective lenses. It generally develops in one eye, though it can also develop in both. Approximately 3% of the Canadian population has some […]

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Strabismus is a visual disorder in which both eyes are misaligned and are unable to point or look in the same direction. The muscles in each eye normally work together in order for both eyes to move in the same direction simultaneously. Strabismus occurs when the eye muscles are no longer able to properly control […]

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When people think of hyperopia (farsightedness), they seem to think that that person has super eyes that can zoom in on distant objects, but that’s not the case.  Those with farsightedness, or hyperopia in medical circles, simply see distant objects clearer while near objects appear blurry. It’s an imperfection of the eye that prevents light […]

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Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a refractive error in the eye. If you are nearsighted, you have difficulty seeing distant objects clearly but are able to see well in shorter distances, such as reading a computer screen or book. Myopia Signs & Symptoms Signs and symptoms generally include: Headaches Squinting your eyes Blurred vision Chronic eyestrain. […]

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Presbyopia is an inevitable change to your vision that most commonly occurs after age 40. It is widespread across humans and becoming more common due to our aging population. Globally, more than a billion people live with some form of presbyopia (as of 2005). Presbyopia is marked by increased difficulty seeing fine details up close. […]

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