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Women's Eye Health And Safety Month: The Four Most Common Eye Diseases In Women
Women's Eye Health And Safety Month: The Four Most Common Eye Diseases In Women
April 14, 2022

4 Conditions Common In Women 1. Dry Eye Syndrome Also known as DES, this condition makes the eyes dry due to a lack of moisture either because the tears evaporate too quickly or because there are not enough tears produced in the first p

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World Glaucoma Week: Can Children Get Glaucoma?
World Glaucoma Week: Can Children Get Glaucoma?
March 11, 2022

What Is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that cause damage to the optic nerve, often through increased pressure within the eye. Untreated glaucoma can lead to permanent vision loss. There are several types of glaucoma and di

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January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month! Everything You Need To Know About Glaucoma
January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month! Everything You Need To Know About Glaucoma
January 28, 2022

What To Know About Glaucoma The Types Of Glaucoma Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma. This is the most common form of glaucoma and it is caused by a lack of drainage in the eye, often caused by a blockage. When left untreated, this type o

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5 Types of Glaucoma Screening Test
5 Types of Glaucoma Screening Test
July 23, 2021

Signs and Symptoms of Glaucoma Glaucoma is a term used for a group of eye disorders that can cause a number of issues such as: Vision loss in the peripheral view Eye pain Headaches Optic nerve damage Blurred vision Nausea

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5 Ways You Can Prevent Vision Loss From Glaucoma
5 Ways You Can Prevent Vision Loss From Glaucoma
May 26, 2021

What Is Glaucoma? The optic nerve behind the eye is responsible for carrying impulses to the brain where visual information is interpreted. The back of the eye also produces a clear fluid called aqueous humor which normally drains betwee

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Glaucoma: How to Spot Its Early Signs to Reduce Your Risk of Vision Loss
Glaucoma: How to Spot Its Early Signs to Reduce Your Risk of Vision Loss
February 26, 2021

Glaucoma is often referred to as the "silent thief of vision" due to its ability to cause damage to the optic nerve without any symptoms. But there are some signs you can keep an eye out for when it comes to this disease. Here is

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3 Simple Ways You Can Help Prevent Age-Related Eye Problems
3 Simple Ways You Can Help Prevent Age-Related Eye Problems
January 24, 2021

Growing older can sometimes lead to changes in your eyesight or eye health. But there some simple things you can do to help prevent age-related eye problems from cropping up. Here are three of them. Our golden years are supposed to be

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Protect Your Vision by Knowing These Common Glaucoma Symptoms
Protect Your Vision by Knowing These Common Glaucoma Symptoms
January 17, 2021

According to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the country. Here are the important warning signs of this eye disease you need to know. Glaucoma refers to a group of eye

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Glaucoma: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments
Glaucoma: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments
September 23, 2020

When it comes to the leading causes of blindness in Canada, glaucoma is right there at the top. Encompassing a number of different eye diseases, glaucoma results in the progressive degeneration of the optic nerve. If left untreated, this ca

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The Main Causes of Low Vision
The Main Causes of Low Vision
August 18, 2020

Low vision encompasses a number of different conditions or diseases that result in visual impairment. It cannot be corrected using glasses, contacts, or laser surgery, but visual aids may improve the vision loss associated with this vision

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Why Glaucoma Screening is Important
Why Glaucoma Screening is Important
July 29, 2020

Unsure why regular glaucoma screening is so important for your overall eye health, especially as you get older? Our Calgary optometrist provides the details you need to know about this vital component of regular eye exams in this week's

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