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Did Children’s Eyes Change During the Pandemic?

Myopia or nearsightedness is the inability to see things clearly in the distance. It is the most common prescription among children and young adults. The question is, did the number of myopic children increase over the course of the pandemic? What does the data tell us? A study done by the JAMA network looked at […]

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MiyoSmart Myopia Controlling Spectacle Lenses – New!

Myopia or nearsightedness is the inability to see things clearly in the distance. It is the most common prescription among children and young adults. The incidence of myopia is expected to increase significantly as lifestyles change. This is particularity important when it comes to children as they take part in more intense near tasks like […]

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Digital Eye Strain and COVID-19

No matter what your age, it seems that everyone has been spending more time on digital devices during this pandemic. Although digital device use cannot cause permanent damage to your eyes it can cause symptoms such as eye strain, headaches, dryness, and even interfere with your sleep. Here are some tips to help you alleviate […]

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Beyond Eye Drops: Knowing Your Dry Eye Treatment Options

Jeff and I have built a career on trying to find the most effective treatments for dry eye disease. We’ve looked at research from all over the world, travelled to conferences, attended lectures,  and sifted through studies in an attempt to find a variety of treatments to suit different kinds of dry eye disease and […]

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Cleaning Your Glasses: How to Clean Your Lenses Without Streaks or Scratches

If you wear glasses full-time, your lenses are bound to accumulate dust, dirt, and oils throughout the day. There are few things more frustrating than looking through a smudged pair of eyeglasses. You may be guilty of cleaning your glasses by breathing onto the lens then wiping it with the edge of your shirt. This […]

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New Zeiss Myopia Management Lens Solutions

Zeiss Canada has recently launched two new eyeglass lens options specifically designed for children who have progressive Myopia. Myopia, more commonly known as nearsightedness, is a condition where objects in the distance are blurred. Children with Myopia wear glasses to see distant objects more clearly. The prevalence of myopia is becoming a serious problem, especially […]

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Abbey Eye Care & EnChroma Launch the Loaner / Gift Program

Abbey Eye Care in partnership with EnChroma eye wear, is excited to offer a new and exciting program called the EnChroma Loaner / Gift Program. Since we began selling EnChroma eye wear in January 2018 we have literally had hundreds of patients come into our practice to experience this exciting colour enhancing technology. Typically, patients […]

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Enchroma Glasses – For Colour Blindness Enhancement

ENCHROMA COLOUR VISION ENHANCING EYEWEAR NOW AVAILABLE! Abbey Eye Care is very excited to be the third location in Canada (and the first in Ontario) to offer the exciting new Enchroma lens technology. The only specialty eyewear available to help alleviate red-green colour vision deficiency. Allowing countless people to finally discriminate between two of the […]

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