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What Is RLE Surgery?

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RLE surgery, or refractive lens exchange surgery, is a procedure used to help correct certain refractive errors. This innovative procedure has allowed more patients to enjoy clear vision without such a heavy dependence on prescription eyewear. But RLE isn’t for everyone. You need a consultation with an eye doctor to determine if RLE is right […]

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How Many Treatments of IPL Do You Need?

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Innovative treatments for eye conditions and diseases are developing all the time. Advancements in research and modern technology have allowed eye care providers across the country to learn more about (and treat more) eye conditions than ever before. IPL is a treatment that can help patients alleviate painful, irritating symptoms of dry eye. But what […]

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How to Unclog Meibomian Glands?

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Are your eyes always itchy, irritated, or uncomfortable? It could be a sign you have dry eye disease. Dry eye disease is a common condition that affects many Canadians, but that doesn’t mean you have to suffer through the symptoms.  Dry eye disease isn’t always complicated, and sometimes a simple treatment like meibomian gland expression […]

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What Happens to Untreated Dry Eyes?

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Dry Eyes Can Affect Your Life Dry eyes can be uncomfortable at the best of times. However, having dry eyes for a prolonged amount of time can impact the quality of your life.  Gritty, burning, tired, or watering eyes can interrupt your work and leisure. Additionally, without dry eye treatment, there’s an increased risk of […]

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What is PRK Surgery & Is It Safe?

A patient in an ophthalmologists operating room undergoing PRK surgery

If you’re looking for long-lasting vision correction from refractive errors, it may be time to consider laser eye surgery. Laser eye procedures can correct vision problems for patients with:  Nearsightedness (Myopia) Farsightedness (Hyperopia) Astigmatism  Presbyopia  Laser eye surgery is a standard and safe procedure performed on over 75,000 Canadians each year with remarkable success.  Patients […]

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