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What to Expect at Your Next Eye Exam Appointment in Kelowna

When was the last time that you had a comprehensive eye exam? If you can’t remember, it’s been too long! At Sun Valley Optometry, we believe that you should have an eye examination test every 1-2 years depending on your risk level. We feel that your eye...

What causes cataracts
What Causes Cataracts and What are the Treatments?

What is a cataract? We hear that word often and some people can spot a cataract, but what exactly is it? A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s natural lens, which is located behind the iris and the pupil. It’s the leading cause of vision...

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...

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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