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Specialty Contact Lens Fit

Yesterday we fit a patient with a scleral contact lens. Scleral contact lenses are used for patients with irregular corneas, diseased corneas or post surgical corneas. The cornea is the clear window of the eye. A scleral lens works by vaulting or clearing the cornea completely and landing or touching down on the white part […]

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Oakley Olympic Collection

Abbey Eye Care is proud to showcase the Oakley Olympic Collection.  Oakley is the official licensee and eyewear supplier to Team Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee. The new collection includes special designs of Oakley Radarlock®, Flak Jacket® XLJ, Overtime, Fuel Cell™ eyewear, Crosslink® ophthalmic frame and 2 goggles, the Airbrake™ and Canopy™. Each design […]

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Digital Eye Strain Infographic

Every year our patients spend more and more time in front of various digital “screens” or devices. Increasingly this leads to an array of symptoms including dry or itchy eyes, watery eyes, tired eyes, headaches and even blurred vision.  Put together these symptoms are called digital eye strain or computer vision syndrome. Most people who […]

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Jetrea – New drug available

Jetrea – Now Available Jetrea is the first and only eye medicine to treat sight-threatening, symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion affecting an estimated 15,000 Canadians each year. Vitreomacular adhesion occurs when the gel inside the eye starts to pull on the retina. In doing so, vision can be distorted or blurred. If patients are affected by this […]

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Laser Corrective Surgery and Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

Laser refractive surgery & Laser assisted cataract surgery Dr. Jeff Goodhew attended an event yesterday hosted by TLC. TLC is one of the largest laser centers in North America. The event was organized by the Mississauga, ON location. Dr. Dean Smith and Dr. Jeff Speers were in attendance. They talked about new advances in laser […]

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Dr. Jeff Goodhew speaks at McMaster

Dr. Jeff Goodhew was honoured to speak at the 1st McMaster Inter-Professional forum For Eye Health & Vision Care yesterday in Hamilton. The event brought together both Optometrists and Ophthalmologists into one venue to discuss how the two professional groups can work together. Dr. Jeff spoke from an Optometrists perspective how he sees the two […]

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