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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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MiSight Myopia Control

Myopia control contact lens – MiSight – Available January 2018 Health Canada has recently granted approval for the MiSight soft contact lens by CooperVision. The MiSight contact lens is a daily disposable contact lens with specially designed optics that has been shown to reduce the rate of change of a child’s myopia by up to […]

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Stay Visible – Halloween Costume Tips

Remember to stay visible this Halloween Did you know that children are twice as likely to be in a car accident on Halloween than any other night during the year. Here are some tips to help you stay visible during all Hallows’ eve! choose bright and light coloured costumes and clothing wherever possible give your […]

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Back to School – Vision & Learning

The importance of back to school eye exams Summer is starting to wind down, and if you are a parent, you are likely preparing your kids for back to school. It is a busy time, as you are trying to get school supplies, new clothes and uniforms, and signing up for extracurricular activities for your […]

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New Myopia Control Contact Lens – MiSight

MiSight presented at the British Contact Lens Association June 2017 CooperVision has released a myopia control contact lens for children in the UK this month. This follows a three-year multi-site study that shows that this new contact lens design is effective in slowing myopia (nearsightedness) progression in children by 59%. The prospective, multi-centre, double-masked, randomized three-year […]

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New Contact Lens for Digital Device Use

Abbey Eye Care is now pleased to offer this exciting new technology to our patients. CooperVision has developed the first contact lens designed with special optics to reduce the strain that digital devices can cause on our eyes. What is Digital Eye Fatigue? It is the ocular discomfort felt after 2+ hours in front of […]

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