The internet is flooded with myths pertaining to eyes! You may wonder how true these myths are… Below are the top 3 myths we have learned from our patients here at the eye clinic in Stoney creek Perception Eyecare! MYTH #1: EATING CARROTS WILL IMPROVE YOUR VISION FACT: While eating carrots can be a great […]
Ouch! What Causes Contact Lenses to Hurt?
With today’s advanced technology, contact lenses have earned popularity due to their convenience, accessibility, and variability, accommodating to most of our visual needs! Unfortunately, contact lenses can hurt sometimes. How can this tiny plastic disc cause discomfort and irritation? One of the most common causes of irritation for contact lens wearers is DRY EYE. Dry […]
Are You Interested in Laser Vision Correction?
Tired of wearing glasses or contacts? Have you worn glasses most of your life and would like a change? Imagine waking up in the morning and being able to see across the room without having to put on your glasses? At Perception Eyecare, we do pre-LASIK consultations to determine if you are a good candidate […]
Seeing While Swimming
Do you love swimming? Do you wish you could see better while under water? We have a solution for you: prescription swimming goggles! Swimming goggles with your prescription allow you to see while under water. There are a wide range of parameters available to accommodate most prescriptions. Goggles are available for both children and adults […]
Restasis and Chronic Dry Eye Syndrome
What are Symptoms of Dry Eye? Burning, stinging, itchy, and/or watery eyes. Lots of patients also notice fluctuating vision, redness, and feeling of “sand” in their eyes. What Causes Dry Eye? Dry eye syndrome has several causes including contact lens wear, medications, living or working in a dry environment, systemic diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis […]
FL – 41 and Migraines
For those that suffer from migraines, a common theme tends to be bright lights that can trigger a migraine. Fl-41 is a tint that helps reduce light sensitivity in post concussion/traumatic brain injury patients and those that suffer from migraines. FL-41 tint is suitable for indoor or outdoor use. FL-41 is a rose tint that […]
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DIABETES AND YOUR EYES
What is Astigmatism?
Astigmatism means that your eye is not shaped like a perfectly shaped circle like a basketball, but has imperfection curvatures on the cornea or the lens of an eye so shaped more like a football. How do I see if I have uncorrected astigmatism? Since the shape of the eye prevents light from bending and […]
Vision After 40
You may start noticing that your vision starts to change after the age of 40. You notice that the near print isn’t as clear or you try to hold your arms further away to make the near print more clear. These are all signs of Presbyopia What is presbyopia? Presbyopia is part of the normal […]