Blurred vision often stems from myopia (nearsightedness) or hyperopia (farsightedness), which are refractive errors that distort your vision. How can you tell which refractive error is blurring your vision? If you struggle to see things at a distance, you may have some degree of myopia, and if it’s difficult for you to see up close, […]
Category: Eye Health
Can Dry Eyes Cause Blurriness?
Have your eyes ever felt gritty, scratchy, and just plain uncomfortable? You might have experienced dry eyes, like millions of other Canadians do each year. It can cause a range of symptoms, and when it gets severe, dry eyes can also cause blurriness. If you’re wondering whether dry eyes are the cause of your blurry […]
Is Glaucoma Hereditary?
Anyone can develop glaucoma, but some are at higher risk than others. Informing your optometrist of a parent, grandparent, or other family member’s history of glaucoma can help them provide the most personalized care during your comprehensive eye exams. A family history of glaucoma is a risk factor. However, other risk factors can affect your […]
How to Choose Artificial Tears for Dry Eyes
Dry eye disease is not fun. If you constantly feel as if something is in your eye and have to fight the urge to rub your irritated eyes, you can understand the need for relief. Luckily there are options for you. First, you might want to book a comprehensive eye exam to find any underlying […]