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Allergies affecting eyes
Eye Allergy Symptoms & Relief For Your Itchy Eyes

With allergy season in full swing, do you know how to get relief from allergies affecting the eyes? Many people seek help for symptoms such as sneezing, sniffling and nasal congestion. But allergies also affect the eyes. Eye allergy symptoms include red, itchy, burning and...

Food for eyesight improvement
Improve Your Eye Health – The Food and Vitamins You Need

We’ve all heard that eating our carrots can improve our vision. But do you know why carrots in particular are good for that or if there are any other foods for eyesight improvement? Why Carrots? Carrots and other orange-coloured fruits and vegetables help eye health because...

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New Advances in Contact Lens Technology

Did you know you blink an average of 14,000 times a day? If you wear contact lenses, that’s a lot of opportunity for unwanted discomfort and distraction. Recently, many advances in contact lens technology have been made to improve the comfort of wearing contacts. Some contacts...

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Kelowna Optometrist Explains Dry Eye Syndrome

The Okanagan Valley is one of the driest climates in Canada, so it’s no mystery that many people in the area struggle with dry eyes syndrome. Having dry eyes can be a distracting, and irritable issue to deal with. Unfortunately, it's a common and often...

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8 Ways to Protect Your Eyesight: Tips from a Kelowna Optometrist

Your eyesight is one of your most important features. It allows you the freedom to drive, to read, and to witness some of the most memorable events in your life. Taking care of your eye health should be a top priority. Scheduling routine visits with...

Kelowna Optometrists inform on eye drops
7 Steps to Putting Drops in Your Eyes the Right Way

Spending the day at the beach can be relaxing for the body but hard on the eyes. As our Kelowna optometrists can attest, even if you aren’t visiting the beach, a day in the Okanagan heat can leave you with dry eyes and reaching for...

Optometrist, Ophthalmologist or Optician
Optometrist, Ophthalmologist or Optician: What’s the Difference?

If you find yourself in the position of needing eye care, you might be wondering whom you should book an appointment with: a Kelowna optometrist, ophthalmologist or optician? Whether your eyesight has degraded due to aging or you have an eye care emergency, understanding the capabilities...

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