Our Blog

Browse through our blogs and learn about certain eye health tips and the latest developments in eye health technology. Happy reading!

  • 04/10/2019
    From the Mom of Our Most Recent Vision Therapy Grad

    Comments from a mom whose daughter completed Vision Therapy in August ’17:

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  • 03/10/2019
    Why Get My Eyes Checked If My Vision Is Fine?

    Assessing someone’s vision is just a small part of a full eye exam. True, things may seem like they’re functioning well, but sometimes an underlying issue is waiting to take over.

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  • 03/10/2019
    The Many Colours of Pink Eye.

    “Pink eye” is a generalized term that is used to describe and eye that is irritated and red. There are many causes that can lead to this condition, and the treatments are just as varied.

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  • 03/10/2019
    Snowblindness

    Summer has come to an end, so it’s time to put the sunglasses away-right? Actually, there is a higher risk of UV exposure in the winter.

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  • 03/10/2019
    Steps to Prevent Macular Degeneration

    Macular degeneration (AMD) occurs when the structure of the central seeing part of the eye (the macula) starts to change and degrade. We can see yellowish specs called drusen, which when sufficient in number, can cause distortion and loss of acuity. In more advanced stages, there can be more generalized scarring, or at its worse, the development of blood vessels that eventually bleeds and cause massive vision loss. The former is referred as “dry”, since there is no leakage or bleeding. Once fluid and blood is present, it is then categorized as wet. Unfortunately, we are limited in treatments. The only major developments have been for the wet form, where ocular injections of specific medications that help with the bleeding are done. Therefore, prevention is the best route to take. The following is taken from an article on p.13 of “Profitable Practice”, the Spring 2014 issue:

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  • 03/10/2019
    That Pesky Night Glare…

    A complaint that is becoming more common in my practice is trouble with night glare. Especially with the newer headlights (you know, the ones with the blue tint that seem 10 times brighter when they’re coming at you?), things seem to be worse.

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  • 03/10/2019
    Some Fun Facts

    The following were taken from the magazine “Profitable Practice” (fall 2014):

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  • 03/10/2019
    Ray Ban Sunglasses

    Did you know-Ray Ban sunglasses are one of the most recognizable brands in our era. They actually got their start in the military.

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  • 03/10/2019
    Our First Vision Therapy Graduate

    From our first Vision Therapy graduate, here are her comments about her experience:

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  • 03/10/2019
    From Our Most Recent Vision Therapy Graduate…

    Here are what our most recent graduate has to say about her experience working with Vision Therapy:

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Barrie Vision Centre
1-221 Cundles Road East
Barrie, ON
L4M 6L5
Phone: 705-737-5858
Email: admin@barrievisioncentre.com

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The office is closed on Fridays from July 1st to Labour day.

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