Ortho-k, also known as orthokeratology, is a common myopia control treatment that involves using specialty contact lenses to achieve temporary vision correction. When worn at night, ortho-k lenses can help slow myopia for children and improve vision for people of all ages without the need for additional vision correction during the day. Myopia is one […]
Can Dry Eye Cause Blindness?
Scratchy, irritated, dry eyes can interrupt your day with symptoms that impact your quality of life. But is vision loss a symptom of dry eye? In rare cases where dry eye is unaddressed by eye professionals, dry eye can lead to vision loss. The optometrists at Foresee Eyecare can treat your dry eye disease before […]
Screen Time Recommendations for Children
Kids are constantly being exposed to screens through laptops, smartphones, tablets, and more, which may negatively affect their ocular health. Studies have shown that increased screen time can lead to ocular issues like myopia progression or other potentially harmful vision conditions. To mitigate these risks, the Canadian Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society […]
Why Am I Waking Up With Dry Eyes?
Do you often wake up in the morning with red, scratchy, and uncomfortable eyes? Do you have to force your eyelids open through dried mucus built up while you sleep? If yes, then you might be suffering from dry eyes. This is a common condition where your eyes cannot produce enough tears to lubricate the […]
Are Any Vitamins Good for Macular Degeneration?
Macular degeneration is a common eye condition and the leading cause of vision loss for older adults. Since it can progress at different speeds for different people, it’s crucial to have regular eye exams so your optometrist can track its progression. There’s no way to reverse macular degeneration. However, nutritional supplements and a diet high […]
Do Contact Lenses Dry Your Eyes?
If you wear contacts, you may have experienced dry, uncomfortable eyes at some point. This is a common problem among contact lens wearers, and it can range from mild irritation to severe discomfort. So, why do contacts sometimes dry out your eyes, and what can you do about it? Contact lenses can interfere with the […]
When Is It Too Late to Treat Lazy Eye?
There is a widespread belief that a lazy eye can only be treated until the age of 8. Unfortunately, people who are older than that may be denied access to effective treatment due to this myth, which has been thoroughly researched and proven to be false. Lazy eye treatment should begin as soon as possible, […]
How to Slow the Progression of Myopia in Children
Myopia is one of the most common vision problems in the world. It usually appears early in life and can progress and worsen over time. If you’re a parent, you know that your child’s vision is one of the most important things to keep an eye on (pun intended). How can you help slow the […]
Pros & Cons of Using Humidifier for Dry Eye
Dry eye symptoms can affect many aspects of your day-to-day life. Regular eye exams at your optometrist can assess discomfort, such as dry eyes and provide a custom approach to your eye care needs. As frustrating as dry eye symptoms are, there is hope. Finding ways to reduce your dry eye symptoms can provide relief. […]
7 Ways Dry Eye Can Affect Your Vision
Here are 7 ways that dry eye disease can affect your vision:
Sensitivity to light
Mild vision loss, blurry Vision
Stinging or burning sensation
Higher risk of infection
Damage to your cornea
Decreased quality of life […]