Fellow Earthlings Eyewear: Made with Love in PEI

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Fellow Earthlings

By Dr. Nadine Shelton Fellow Earthlings Eyewear: Made in Canada Owning a pair Fellow Earthlings satisfies the feel-good notion of supporting great quality, Canadian owned and one-of-kind handmade pieces. Husband and Wife team, Christopher and Sydney founded their own bespoke eyewear company after working in the industry internationally. They founded a different kind of eye wear-company, when they returned home … Read More

Loch Effects Eyewear: Wood Frame Glasses from 500 year aged Timbers

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Loch shades

By Dr. Nadine Shelton LOCH Effects Eyewear: a Canadian enviro eyewear company Twin brothers Tim and Dan are the founders of Loch Effects Eyewear, an environmentally and stylish focused Canadian company that uses upcycled materials for their creations. Loch eyewear uses 500 year old aged timbers that have rested at the bottom of the Great Lakes until now. These logs … Read More

Red Eyes and How to Manage Them

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red eyes

by Dr. Nadine Shelton   Red Eyes A common concern accompanied by a wide range of causes are the development of red eyes. There are many reasons why people develop red eyes. Depending on the person, the appearance of red eye can look like thin red lines, a larger pink area or a bright red spot. It’s important to recognize … Read More

Back to School; Youth Eye Health & COVID-19

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Dr. Nadine Shelton Back to school and Maintaining Youth Eye Health & COVID-19 We all are settling in to our new routines, however our youth continue to grow and back to school eye exams should be top of mind. Whether in class or more home school, the eyes of our youth continue to change as they grow. With distance learning … Read More

Paulino Spectacles: The art of handcrafted eye wear from Portugal

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Ramiro Paulino

By Dr. Nadine Shelton Paulino Spectacles The brands we showcase at our optical, like Paulino Spectacles reflect who we are. Family owned, quality, small scale, unique and inspired by travel. Ramiro Paulino, owner, designer and third generation eyewear family member who is commitmented to fine craftsmanship and style. The brand had its start in the 1930’s with Bernardo Paulino Pereira, … Read More

COVID-19, Your Health & Eye Care

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know more of your eye health during COVID-19

Dr. Nadine Shelton COVID-19 and your Eyes A virus, like COVID-19 will enter the body via a mucus membrane, which means through your nose, mouth and eyes. This is why it is important to wash your hands using proper hand washing techniques. Scrub your hands for 20 seconds with a good lather of soap and make sure the soap goes … Read More

Prevent Eye Strain and Keep Eyes Healthy

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Dr. Nadine Shelton Prevent eye strain and Keep your eyes healthy With technology playing a large role in the workplace, one of the most common questions I get asked is, “how do I prevent eye strain.” The following are 3 main tips from available products to consider for your eye strain relief: Take frequent breaks when on the computer or … Read More

Eye Health Insurance Benefits: Use them or lose them

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By Dr. Nadine Shelton Understanding what is covered in your eye health insurance The devil is in the details, when it comes to private eye health insurance benefits and what is and isn’t covered. We often field questions regarding this topic as people are booking an appointment for their next eye exam. Those answers are as varied as our clients. … Read More

Macular Degeneration and Low Vision

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By Dr. Nadine Shelton What is AMD? It’s February, time for Valentine’s Day and for Macular Degeneration and Low Vision Awareness Month. Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss in Canadians over the age of 50 and most people probably know someone affected by this disease. Macular degeneration is a loss of central vision … Read More

Eat your way to Eye Health; Part 2

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food for eye health

By Dr. Nadine Shelton Eating with eye health in mind It is common within my circle, with many other people and as far as we all can remember that carrots are good for your eye health. As it is the start of the New Year, many of us tend to review personal health and renew healthy choices and habits. Consider … Read More