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

Eye Catching Nuptials

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AM eyewear “Habib”

By Dr. Nadine Shelton You wear glasses – Make your wedding dress and eye wear easy on your eyes Be glamorous. Be Bold. Whether you wear glasses or not, wow all around you with a perfect frame that fits you from head to toe. It’s your big day! As I see it, most who wear glasses without hesitation, despite the … Read More

Diabetes and your Eye Health

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normal vs diabetic retinopathy

By Dr. Nadine Shelton Will Diabetes make you go blind? The chance of getting diagnosed with diabetic retinopathy depends on a few factors such as, the type of diabetes you have and how long you have had it, how often your blood glucose levels change and how well you can control your sugars. Diabetic Retinopathy is a complication that affects eyes … Read More

Kids’ eyes and screen-time

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kids eye health and screen-time

Dr. Nadine Shelton Is screen-time bad for kids’ eyes? Parents often ask me if screen-time is really that bad for their kids’ eyes and how much is too much screen-time. The answer is, unfortunately, not that simple or clear as there is little research on this topic. In November 2017, the Canadian Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society … Read More

Eat your way to Eye Health

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By Dr. Nadine Shelton Eating with eye health in mind Remember that conversation over the dinner table, way back when, we’re told to “eat your vegetables” because “it’s good for your eyes”? Keep reading, as we’ll get in to some of the truths of that statement. Understanding the reasons why particular foods are beneficial is key to making informed decisions … Read More

Keratoconus Eye Disease

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By Dr. Nadine Shelton Keratoconus Eye Disease Background A couple of weeks ago, I was checking the CBC app on my phone and came across a story about a lady in Ontario who had been diagnosed with Keratoconus. Ontario Health does not cover Collagen cross-linking corneal surgery (CXS) hence, sharing her story with the media. (http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/ottawa-woman-facing-blindness-pleads-with-province-to-cover-sight-saving-procedure-1.4594136). A few patients have … Read More

Got Dry Eyes?

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Dry Eyes

Dry Eyes Have you experienced scratchy eyes or tearing eyes lately? They both represent dry eye symptoms and even though these seem like different problems. Other symptoms can include intermittent blurred vision, stinging eyes, red eyes and a sensation of heavy eyelids. Dry eyes occur when the quantity or quality of your tears fails to keep the surface of your … Read More