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Have You Had an Eye Exam Lately?


For those of us who have eyes that are in good condition, we might overlook the importance of a routine eye test. Nevertheless, early detection of eye disease is necessary to keeping your eyes healthy. And all it takes is a yearly eye exam.


Numerous eye and vision ailments have no apparent signs. Consequently, individuals are often unaware that problems exist. You can book a complete eye exam at our Mississauga office, where our highly-trained optometry team provides service suited to the needs of every patient. Our Mississauga practice uses the latest technology ensuring a complete examination.


Unfortunately, over than three million Americans have glaucoma, the main cause of vision loss but only half of them are aware. Glaucoma is often nicknamed ''the sneak thief of sight'' because it can cause significant harm without any symptoms. Nearly two-thirds of adult Americans fail to use visual aids and don't get regular eye exams, therefore putting their eyes at great danger.


Studies show that many Americans lack knowledge about the actual severity of glaucoma. In a recent survey, the American Optometric Association determined that well over half of Americans think glaucoma is avoidable. In truth the disease cannot be prevented, while it is treatable if diagnosed in the early stages, which makes early detection even more important. Early diagnosis and treatment are also crucial for preventing the devastating outcomes of eye diseases such as macular degeneration or cataracts.


Early eye disease detection should be on your check list. Be sure to set up regular eye exams with your local optometrist to maintain your vision and eye health for years to come.

Our Office is CLOSED in response to the Coronavirus

We are cancelling all scheduled appointments this coming week (until at least April 12th) but we will be available for urgent matters and emergency care.

Many contact lens orders can still be filled and will be shipped directly to your home. Contact us for more information.

We will be checking phone messages from Monday to Friday 9:00 am until 2:00 pm for urgent matters and for contact lens orders.

The situation is fluid and there is a possibility that the period may be extended. We are complying with the Ministry of Health recommendations and will keep you updated as to any changes. Please come here to see updates or give us a call.