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Transitions Lenses Can Make Any Pair of Frames a Great Pair of Sunglasses

Transition lenses – lenses that become darker when exposed to sunlight – are not a new invention. First released in the 1960s, they have become increasingly sophisticated in the five decades since their introduction. Many people require prescription eyeglasses to correct their vision. This same prescription applies to any type of corrective lens, yet many […]

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Conjunctivitis (Red or Pink Eye)

Conjunctivitis is caused when the front surface of the eye becomes inflamed, and is commonly associated with an inflammation of the inner eyelid as well. Everything from viruses and bacterial infections to seasonal allergies are the most common causes, however chemical reactions such as swimming in chlorinated water, or encountering eye irritants in household cleaning […]

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Diabetic Eye Disease

According to Statistics Canada, 2 million Canadians over the age of 12 are affected by either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. While the common effects of high blood sugar and lower insulin production are well known, what is less well known is that diabetes can also have adverse effects to the eyes. Diabetics are […]

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