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8 Tips to Relieve Winter Dry Eyes

Whether you live in a climate with cold winter weather or you are planning a ski trip up north, winter can be a challenge if...

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes is becoming much more prevalent around the globe. According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 425 million adults were living with diabetes in the...

Have an Eye Safe Halloween

Brush Up Before You Dress Up Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year for children and adults alike. When else do...

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and...

Is Too Much Screen Time Dangerous For Your Kids?

Screen Time Pros and Cons Whether it is homework, email, gaming, chatting with friends, searching the web or watching Youtube, kids these days seem to...

Healthy Aging for the Eyes

Getting old doesn’t have to be synonymous with vision loss. There is a lot you can do to keep your eyes and vision healthy and...

Progressive Myopia: When Your Child’s Vision Keeps Getting Worse

What Is Progressive Myopia? Nearsightedness or myopia is one of the most prevalent eye disorders worldwide and its incidence is increasing. In fact by 2050,...

The Dangers of An Online Eye Test

An online eye test may seem like a convenient way to check your vision or get an eyeglass prescription but beware, these tests aren’t all...

Signs That Your Child Has a Vision Problem

Healthy eyes and good vision are essential for your child’s growth and development. In fact, learning is 80% visual, which means a child’s success in...

Eye Dangers in the Dorm – Eye Health for College Students

It’s almost back to school time for college students and whether this is your first time away from home or you are already a pro,...

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

While it may seem like a harmless action, rubbing your eyes can actually cause a lot of damage. There are a number of different reasons...

Ocular Migraines

Migraine Awareness Month: An ocular migraine is any migraine headache that involves a visual disturbance such as flashes of light, seeing stars or zigzags or...

How-to Guide for Buying Sunglasses

Sure, sunglasses might add the final touches to your chic ensemble, but the real reason to purchase your shades is to protect your eyes from...

Sports Vision Deconstructed

Vision is a critical component to succeed as an athlete and this doesn’t just mean having 20/20 vision. There are a number of visual processes...

7 Eye Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

While we all know that regular eye exams can help detect warning signs of disease and prevent vision loss, many people fail to seek medical...

7 Eye Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

While we all know that regular eye exams can help detect warning signs of disease and prevent vision loss, many people fail to seek medical...

Women’s Eye Health – 7 Tips for Optimal Vision for Life

April is Women’s Eye Health Month in the USA and May is Healthy Vision month in Canada too, so let’s take the opportunity to look...

Ultraviolet Light and your Eyes

If you want strong, healthy eyes and clear vision for life, a major step you can take is to protect your eyes from UV radiation. ...

Should I Be Concerned When My Eyelid Twitches?

We all experience the occasional eyelid twitch, which is when the muscle of the eyelid spasms involuntarily. Usually, it comes and goes without intervention and...

Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

Infant Eyesight Despite nine months of growth in utero, babies are not born with fully developed eyes and vision - just like they can't walk...

AMD Awareness Could Save Your Vision

It’s that time of the year again. Each February, the optometric community bands together to create awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a...

Trouble Seeing at Night? All About Night Blindness

At this time of year when the sun sets early, many people are affected by night blindness. Night blindness or nyctalopia refers to difficulty seeing at...

The Sneak Thief of Sight

It’s that time of year again. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to create awareness about this potentially devastating...

Don’t Let Snow Blindness Ruin Your Winter Vacation

While most people have sunglasses high on their packing list for a tropical vacation, many people don’t consider it as much of a priority for...

6 Crazy Holiday Eye Injuries to Avoid

As the season to deck the halls arrives, make sure that you aren’t one of the many people who find themselves celebrating in the urgent...

10 Eye Healthy Foods to Eat This Year

The New Year is coming and many people include healthier eating and exercise in their resolutions for the year ahead. Well other than weight loss...

Women and Diabetes – World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. This year, the theme of World Diabetes Day is women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future....

What You Need to Know to Help World Blindness

October is World Blindness Awareness Month, an initiative started to help the public to understand the realities of visual impairment and how it affects the...

Halloween Eye Safety

October has arrived and that means many people are already starting to plan for upcoming costume parties and trick-or-treating for the Halloween season. This is...

Inside a Life With Color Vision Deficiency

What’s it like to be color blind? Contrary to what the name implies, color blindness usually does not actually mean that you don’t see any...

Welcome to our New Website

We invite you to take a look around our new site to get to know our practice and learn about eye and vision health. You...

Pink, Stinging Eyes?

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most frequently seen eye diseases, especially in kids. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria or...

Request Your Next Appointment Online…

You can now request your next appointment online! Visit the Contact Us section of our site at anytime and complete the form.  We'll receive the...

How to Safely View the Great American Eclipse of 2017

On August 21st, for the first time since 1979, a solar eclipse will be visible across North America. What's even more historic is that it...

Are Your Eyes Sensitive to Light?

Light sensitivity, also known as photophobia, is a condition in which bright light - either natural sunlight or artificial light -  can cause significant discomfort,...

Got a Shiner!

What Exactly Is a Black Eye? A black eye, also known as a periorbital hematoma, is usually not an injury of the actual eye (which...

Cataract Awareness and Prevention

It's National Cataract Awareness Month According to the World Health Organization, cataracts are responsible for 51% of cases of blindness worldwide - although this blindness...

Are You Ignoring Your Dry Eyes?

You Don’t Have to Live With Dry Eyes Have you noticed that your eyes feel chronically dry, itchy, scratchy or even sometimes watery? Many people...

Does Smoking Affect Vision?

Eye Doctors Weigh In: How Smoking Can Harm Your Vision & Eye Health We all know that smoking is bad for you, especially the risks that...

Sjogren’s Awareness Month – Understanding The Invisible Disease 

In honor of Sjogren’s Awareness month, eye care providers are helping to spread the word to increase awareness about this hard-to-diagnose disease. Sjogren’s is a...

April is Women's Eye Health and Safety Month

Hey women! Did you know that women are more likely to suffer from vision problems and are at higher risk of permanent vision loss than...

The Right (and the Wrong) Way to Clean Your Glasses

There is nothing worse than a dirty spot on your glasses - well except perhaps many dirty spots or smudges. When that happens, most of...

It’s Time to Talk About Blue Light

Workplace Eye Safety Month Blue light. Do you know what it is? Do you know where it comes from, or how it can be harmful...

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he or she doesn’t have a vision problem.

"The Sneak Thief of Sight" Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Holiday Season Shopping: Are Nerf Guns Safe for the Eyes?

This is the one way you can be sure that you or your child’s eyes are truly safe during Nerf shooting:

Dry Eye Syndrome Causes and Cures

Despite the fact that it is one of the most common eye problems, a surprisingly large percentage of patients are not aware of it.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Chances are it affects you or someone you know. November has been dedicated as a time to spread awareness about the disease, its risk factors and the effects it has on your body, your daily life and the lives of your loved ones.

Don’t Let Fall Eye Allergies Get You Down

Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids (along with sneezing, congestion or a runny nose)...

How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear...

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective...

10 Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits...

When 20/20 Vision isn't Enough For Your Child

Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated vision problems can really suffer when it comes to school. Most people think that...

Cutting Edge Eye-dentification

We have all seen the futuristic thrillers that use high-tech eye scanning identification systems but nowadays the technology does exist to use them in real...

Innovations in Color Blindness

There have been a lot of videos going viral lately of color blind people “seeing color” for the first time using specialized glasses. The emotional...

Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of...

Cataract Awareness Month: What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

After the age of 50 most people will eventually be diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts are when the natural crystalline lens of the eyes become clouded,...

Sunwear for a Bright Future

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 UV (Ultraviolet Radiation) Protection report, parents are more likely to wear sunglasses (56%) than their children (only 29%!). Yet...

How UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Awareness Month: This article might scare you, and we hope it does - just enough to motivate you to wear proper eye protection against...

What is a stye anyway?

A stye (known by eye doctors as a hordeolum) is an infection of an oil gland which forms a pimple-like bump on the base of...

Eye Allergies

Along with congestion, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches and difficulty breathing, individuals with allergies often suffer from eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis resulting in red,...

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses 

If you are over 40 and have difficulty seeing close up, you probably have a common age-related condition called presbyopia which is when the eye’s natural...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

Preventing Age-related Macular Degeneration

February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month in the United States, and it’s White Cane Week in Canada. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a...

Resolve to Prevent Glaucoma in 2016

This year, make healthy eyes and vision your resolution. Find out if you or a loved one is at risk for glaucoma, and take steps...

Why Do We Need Glasses?

Refractive errors including myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia.

Eye Safe Toys and Gifts for This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for giving, and parents, grandparents, family and friends need to know how to choose toys and games that protect children’s health and eyesight.

How Do We See?

Have you ever thought about how vision works? It's an incredible system and process!

How to Prevent Diabetic Vision Loss

Prevention and treatment for eye complications associated with Diabetes

Decorative Lenses Could Cost You Your Vision

Beware this Halloween and think before you blink (in decorative contact lenses that is)! Sure, decorative contact lenses can enhance any Halloween costume, but if...

It's Time to Be Serious About Home Eye Safety

Home Eye Injury Awareness and Prevention

OPTOMETRY GIVING SIGHT FUNDRAISER

BAKE SALE AND RAFFLE!!

6 Common Eye Myths Debunked

Over the centuries there have been a lot of old-wives tales circulating about eyes and vision. You know, like the one that if someone hits...

Protective Sports Eyewear is a Serious Matter

There are thousands of eye injuries a year related to sports. According to the National Eye Institute eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness...

How Pregnancy Affects Vision

The hormonal fluctuations experienced during pregnancy can cause many unexpected changes in your body, including your eyes and vision. Most of these changes are temporary...

Is Your Baby’s EyeSight Developing Normally?

A baby’s visual system develops gradually over the first few months of life. They have to learn to focus and move their eyes, and use...

SALE ON DAILY CONTACT LENSES

DAILIES CONTACT LENS SALE

BACK TO SCHOOL SALE

BACK TO SCHOOL SALE ON TIL SEPT 30TH

Guidelines For Picking the Right Pair of Shades

There is a lot more that goes into finding the right pair of sunglasses than just fit and fashion.  While it’s important to look and...

6 Things You Need To Know About Cataracts

Cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss in the United States and Canada. Here are 6 things you need to know. 1. Chances are...

What You Need to Know About Firework Eye Safety

Independence Day may have passed but fireworks season is still in full swing and fireworks-related injury and death is a real and serious danger.  According...

5 Ways to Ensure Healthy Vision

Your eyes are constantly at work for you, playing a vital role as you navigate through each day. As May is healthy vision month, here...

What Women Need to Know About Eye Health

According to Women’sEyeHealth.org, ⅔ of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women. Additionally, an estimated 75% of visual impairment is preventable or correctable with proper...

MAY PROMO

PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES FOR $25!

Enjoying Life During Eye Allergy Season

Spring is in the air. But along with the beauty of the blooming flowers and budding trees, comes allergy season. The high pollen count and...

APRIL PROMO

$25 off ALL Sunglasses!  Pop in and try on a pair.  Sale ends April 30th 2015

MARCH PROMO

Free 10 pairs of Dailies Total 1 contact lenses with fitting appointment with the purchase of a complete pair of glasses.  (some prescription restrictions apply - exp 31 March 2015)

 

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY PROMO

Purchase a complete pair of regular priced Progressive Glasses at 15% off and receive a free pair of reading glasses! *** Some restrictions appy.  Expires...

JANUARY PROMO

Combat eye fatigue and visual strain caused by blue light emitted from your electronic devices with a new coating that blocks blue light. $50 off...

DECEMBER PROMO

TREAT YOURSELF! 25% OFF selecat designer frames*     *Applies to in stock frames.  Must purchase a complete pair of glasses.  Expires Dec 31, 2014....

NOVEMBER PROMO

For the month of Novemeber... Try on  any pair of sunglasses and $25 gift card toward your sunglass purchase!!...

Bake Sale Frundraiser

Our fundraising for Optometry Giving Sight is in full swing!!  Our Bake Sale will be held on the following days: October 1, 3, 6-8, 16-17,...

OCTOBER PROMOTION

Progressive Lens Promo

July Promo

FREE sunglass clip or Fitovers

2 PAIR PROMO

30% off 2nd complete set of glasses

SUNGLASS SALE

Purchase a complete pair of eyeglasses and receive 25% any sunglass (40% off select designer sunglasses!) Offer good til May 31, 2014...

NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART DIAGNOSTIC TOOL

What a valuable tool we now have to detect, monitor and co-manage glaucoma and macula changes more accurately than ever before. Similar to how a...

CONTEST!!!

Get the lashes you’ve always dreamed of. Come into the office and enter to win a 3 month supply of Latisse and get fuller, longer,...

THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS

Thank you to everyone who participated in our World Sight Challenge during October.  We were able to raise $800 for Optometry Giving Sight. Thank you...

BAKE SALE FUNDRAISER

  Our fundraising for Optometry Giving Sight is in full swing!!  Our Bake Sale will be held on the following days: October 2-3, 5, 8-10,...

BOOK DRIVE

We have had so many donated books that we have started the book drive early!   Wanting both a great read and to help a...

ANOTHER UPCOMING FUNDRAISER

October is World Sight Month! Throughout the month of October we will be holding bake sales with all proceeds going to Optometry Giving Sight.  Specific...

UPCOMING FUNDRAISER

October is World Sight Month! Among various fundraisers we will be hosting, one is a book drive for the entire month. If you have any...

BACK TO SCHOOL

  BACK TO SCHOOL IS HERE! Starting August 1 - September 30 we are holding our annual Back to School Sale! Purchase 1 Complete Pair...

MAY 31 & JUNE 1 SALE

Inventory Blow Out!!  2 days only! Two ways to save... Choose from 100's of free frames or save $150 on our latest designer models. Must...

SCRATCH N SAVE

Scratch n save is back!!  For the month of May scratch and save up to 25% off your sunglass purchase!  We have many styles to...

April Sale

For the month of April receive a $25 gift card toward the purchase of sunglasses!...

HOLIDAY HOURS

Our Holiday Hours: December 24 - 25: CLOSED December 26: 10-4 December 27 - 29: Regular Hours December 31 - January 1: CLOSED  ...

HUGE 2 DAY SALE

DECEMBER 14-15 ONLY 50% - 100% off ALL frames with purchase of lenses! Hurry in and treat yourself with this 2 day sale!    ...

SURVEY WINNER

We have a winner for our "Fill out our Survey and Win an iPad" contest!!  Congrats to Brooke Brooks.  She was the 500th person to...

SUCCESFUL PUB NIGHT FUNDRAISER 2012

Thank you all for your attendance and generous contributions to the home building project. The night was so crazy that I only had a few minutes...

PUB NIGHT FUNDRAISER FOR THIRD WORLD EYE CARE

October is Eye Health Month.  We will be fundraising for Optometry Giving Sight and VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Huma

AIR OPTIX PROMO

PROMO ON ALL AIR OPTIX FAMILY OF LENSES

EXTENDED MEDICAL PLANS

We are now able to bill directly to GREAT WEST LIFE & GREENSHEILD! You must present your card at the time of the appointment....

FACEBOOK CONTESTS

Make sure to "like" us on facebook.  We have monthly gift basket giveaways as well as weekly draws that are exclusive to our facebook followers!...

UV Groovy Days

COME VISIT THE OFFICE THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 23rd FOR UV GROOVY DAYS! Free sunglasses for the kids (up to age 5), treats, balloons and a...

PIECE OF CAKE WORKSHOP

The Piece of Cake program is led by two experts in the fields of nutrition and self motivation. Val MacDonald is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, with a passion for empowering women to start making the connections between the food they eat and the health they experience. Patty Bojczuk is a Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist, whose practice is “Helping you to retool your focus and take charge of your future!”

FREE MULTIFOCAL CONTACT LENS NIGHT

Always wanted to try Multifocal Contact lenses?

DAILIES SALE

Buy 7 Get 1 Free Dailies Aqua Comfort Plus lenses. Save $220 when you purchase a year at once!  Hurry in, this promo ends June...

SPRING IT ON EVENT

Our Spring It On event will be held during the month of May. Scratch and Save up to 25% off a pair of sunglass!  As...

EATING FOR ENERGY WORKSHOP

EATING FOR ENERGY WORKSHOP Do you often feel tired at certain times of the day? Are you looking for ways to increase your energy? Have...

SENIOR’S DRAW

For the month of April come visit the office and enter our draw for a year's supply of Macular Protection Plus vitamins!...

FACEBOOK ONLY PROMOS!

Make sure to "like us" on facebook to see special draws for free contact lenses exclusively to our facebook followers!...

MARCH CONTACT LENS SALE

Purchase 3 boxes of the Air Optix Family of lenses and receive 1 box FREE!!  You are also entitled to your $35 mail in rebate!...

COACH SALE

All IN STOCK Coach eyeglass and sunglass frames are 50% off!!  (While supplies last)...

Request Your Next Appointment Online

You can now request your next appointment online. Find out how...

DONATIONS TO THE FOOD BANK

Thank you to everyone who brought food / gifts / money into our office for the local food bank.  We will be delivering the donations...

CONTEST WINNERS

CONGRATULATIONS TO JAMES - OUR LUCKY WINNER OF THE HALLOWEEN DRAW CONGRATULATIONS TO DIANNE - OUR LUCKY WINNER OF THE OCTOBER SUNGLASS CONTEST CONGRATULATIONS TO...

DECEMBER PROMOTIONS

Purchase a complete set of regular priced progressives and receive a free pair of distance or reading glasses with sun clip (some restrictions apply)...

AEROPLAN

You can now earn Aeroplan points on both services and product in the office.  Don't forget to bring in your card the next time you...

MONTHY FACEBOOK DRAWS!

Make sure you and "like" us on facebook so you don't miss out on our monthly draws!  Burberry purse, Nine West Purse, Sunglasses, Mens Columbia...

NOVEMBER PROMOTION

25% off Air Optix contact lenses

BACK TO SCHOOL PROMO

Our Back to School Promo is back!  Send your child back to school in the latest fashion!

25th ANNIVERSARY

Help us celebrate our 25th Anniversary with some special promotions!

Online Registration Forms

Fill in your patient history online, before your next appointment. Find out how...

AUGUST PROMOS

CONTACT LENS PROMO Save $214.00 on a year supply of Dailies Aqua Comfort contact lenses! Hurry in promo ends September 30th!   BACK TO SCHOOL...

WEEKLY FACEBOOK DRAWS

Watch for us Facebook!  Each week for the rest of the summer we will be having weekly draws.  All you need to do is "like"...

SUMMER TRY ON EVENT

Receive $25 off Sunglasses!!  For the month of July, all you have to do is try on a pair of sunglasses to receive a $25...

10 DAYS LEFT TO SCRATCH ‘N SAVE!!

Only 10 days left to take advantage of the 25% off sunglasses!!  Sale ends June 30th....

Win a Coach Sunglasses

"LIKE" us on facebook and when the Canucks win the Stanley Cup you could win a Coach Sunglass Pack!!...

$25 Reading Glasses

Purchase a complete pair of progressive glasses and receive reading glasses for $25.00 (certain frames).  Sale ends May 31, 2011...