January is glaucoma awareness month! Did you know that glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in Canada? Glaucoma is the build up of pressure caused by a backup of fluid in the eye. This pressure can lead to loss of nerve tissue that results in gradual irreversible vision loss and blindness of not detected and treated early. Age, family history, medical conditions, physical injury and severe trauma to the eye are all risk factors. Regular eye exams are a great way of monitor your eye health! #eyepractice #rockwoodoptometrist #guelphoptometrist #rockwoodoptometry #guelphoptometry #glaucomaawareness

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Wishing all our patients a very Merry Christmas, Happiest of Holidays, and wonderful New Year! Holiday hoursChristmas Eve: 10-4pm Rockwood and 9-4 Guelph Christmas Day: Closed both offices Boxing Day: Closed both offices New Year’s Eve: 10-3 Rockwood and 9-3 GuelphNew Year’s Day: Closed both officesWe will be open regular office hours December 27, 28, 30th and back to our regular hours in the new year!#eyepractice #rockwoodoptometrist #guelphoptometrist #rockwoodoptometry #guelphoptometry #merrychristmas #happyholidays

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Eye See…Eye Learn is a great program, currently for children born in 2015, who are in junior kindergarten. The program provides 1 full pair of glasses, which come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours. Eye exams are covered every year through OHIP for children it’s recommend to bring your child in for their first exam around 6 months of age and then annually until they are 19. #eyepractice #rockwoodoptometrist #guelphoptometrist #rockwoodoptometry #guelphoptometry #eyeseeeyelearn

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Do Glasses Ruin Your Eyesight?

There is a common misconception that by not wearing your glasses you are strengthening your eye muscles. But this is a myth! Watch this short video to learn more

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This is what your baby sees

“Newborns can see, but everything is very blurry for them at first,” says Tanya Sitter, an optometrist in Olds, Alta. Your baby can make out light, movement and shapes, but can only focus on objects...

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Buying contacts and glasses online

Buying contacts and glasses online is risky and potentially dangerous to your vision and eye health. Learn more about the risks here. https://opto.ca/health-library/buying-contact-lenses-online

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Eye See Eye Learn

Eye See Eye Learn

As of July 1, 2015, Junior Kindergarten (born 2011) children enrolled in Junior Kindergarten in Ontario are able to participate in the Eye See...Eye Learn® program for the 2015/2016 school year:...

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