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High myopia – severe nearsightedness – is associated with an increased risk of serious eye diseases such as retinal detachment, glaucoma, and cataracts.
Here's how eye exams helped save Katie's vision and quality of life. Call Eye CU Optometry Ltd to schedule your appointment.
Children and adolescents with diabetes are significantly more likely to suffer from dry eye syndrome (DES) than their non-diabetic peers. Read on to learn why diabetics are at higher risk, and how Eye CU Optometry Ltd Dry Eye Center can help.
Here are 8 tips to help you improve your vision naturally. For all of your eye care needs, Eye CU Optometry Ltd in Calgary is here for you.
Discover why experts say there’s a myopia epidemic, and learn what you can do to keep your kids’ eyes healthy. Eye CU Optometry Ltd Myopia Management Center proudly offers myopia management treatments to nearsighted children for healthy and clear life-long vision.
Medication doesn't always work to heal dry eye syndrome's underlying cause. The following natural and holistic remedies may relieve your eye discomfort and relieve your symptoms.
Here’s what’s trending in eyewear this winter 2022. For all of your eyewear and contact lens needs, Eye CU Optometry Ltd in Calgary is here for you.
Your eye experts at Eye CU Optometry Ltd have compiled our top 7 tips for keeping your eyes healthy and safe this holiday season. Let us know how else we can help!
Vision insurance benefits can save you a lot of money on eye care, but only if you use them before they expire at the end of the year. This way, you’ll be able to stay on top of your eye health and address any vision problems you may be experiencing.
Did you know that having atrophied meibomian glands can signal uncontrolled blood sugar levels? To learn more or to schedule an appointment, contact Eye CU Optometry Ltd Dry Eye Center today!
A new study on blindness in children found that blindness could have been prevented in half the cases.
Did you know that a risk factor for developing myopia (nearsightedness) is living in an urban area? But don’t worry – the myopia management program at Eye CU Optometry Ltd Myopia Management Center can help.
Not sure how to use your vision benefits before they expire? Here are 4 tips to help you get the most out of your 2022 vision plan.
Are you experiencing dry eyes? It may surprise you to learn that maqui berries, nuts and even caffeinated coffee can naturally help relieve some dry eye symptoms? At Eye CU Optometry Ltd, we believe that patients can benefit from a multifaceted approach to treating dry eye syndrome (DES) that includes both conventional treatments and healthy lifestyle changes.
Although contact lenses are a convenient and comfortable alternative to eyeglasses, you can increase your risk of eye infections if you don't follow your eye doctor's care and maintainance instructions. Continue reading to find out how to avoid eye infections.
Caffeinated coffee can be drying to the body, but that may not be true for the eyes. Here’s what you need to know about coffee and dry eye syndrome, and how Eye CU Optometry Ltd Dry Eye Center in Calgary can help.
How much do you know about the consequences of excessive screen time on your kids’ eyes? Read on to learn what science has to say, and how Eye CU Optometry Ltd can help
It's Contact Lens Safety Month, which makes it the perfect time to brush up on ways to keep your eyes and vision healthy when wearing contact lenses. Here are our top contact lens safety tips to keep your peepers happy.
If you’ve got age-related farsightedness (presbyopia), you might be tempted to buy a pair of over-the-counter (OTC) reading glasses. While OTC readers are cheap and easy to find, they’re no substitute for custom-made prescription reading glasses created with your specific visual needs in mind. At Eye CU Optometry Ltd, we take care of all of your eye care needs.
Traditional myopia correction uses glasses to improve visual acuity, but they are not a solution for controlling myopia’s progression and may even contribute to worsening myopia. Myopia management is an effective treatment program to slow or halt myopia progression.
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we celebrate survivors as we alert patients to the potential effects of treatment on their eyes and vision.
Do you look at digital screens during the course of your day? If you do, you’re being exposed to blue light rays. The best way to protect yourself from any harmful side effects is to wear blue light glasses.
Seeing floaters is common and usually nothing to worry about. Yet there are times when floaters are a sign of a serious eye condition. Here’s what you need to know about eye floaters, and how Eye CU Optometry Ltd can help!
While we all know that we should get a good-night’s rest, you may not know how important it is for your eye health! Read on to find out how you can take the proper steps to keep your eyes healthy.
The most important reason for choosing myopia management is to protect your child’s precious gift of sight from sight-threatening eye diseases. But here’s an added benefit: it may save you money in the long run!
Did you know that contact lenses can expire? Well, they can. Wearing contacts past their expiration date - or longer than their prescribed time - can harm your vision. To schedule a contact lens exam, call Eye CU Optometry Ltd in Calgary today.
Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common eye conditions in the world, yet many people put up with the discomfort, even though it's very treatable. Here are tips to help you deal with your dry eye symptoms, along with treatment from your eye doctor.
Many substances and situations can cause dry eyes, such as certain medications, hormonal changes, and your environment. No matter the cause, having dry eyes feels pretty terrible. Here we list the different symptoms of dry eye and address treatment options.
With the new school year starting, digital eye strain is a real concern for many kids. Fortunately, Eye CU Optometry Ltd in Calgary is here to help!
Here’s why every child should visit an optometrist for an eye exam before the start of the new school year. And if your child has myopia (nearsightedness), we’ll explain what can be done to ensure your child’s eyes remain healthy.
Here are 5 eye symptoms that you should never ignore. Call Eye CU Optometry Ltd without delay if you or a loved one experiences any of these eye or vision problems.
Worried about how summer weather affects your contact lenses? Don’t be! Just follow these simple guidelines to keep your eyes safe and healthy in warm weather.
Childhood myopia — nearsightedness — is reaching epidemic proportions. Fortunately, there are steps parents can take to reduce their child’s risk of developing myopia.
Before you head outdoors, grab your UV-blocking sunglasses and sun hat to protect your eyes from these 4 eye conditions.
Every child should have a comprehensive eye exam before the start of the new school year. Just as you wouldn’t consider sending them to school without a backpack or a lunch box, make sure their eyes and vision are ready for the challenges ahead.
In the market for stylish new shades but aren’t sure which lens tint to choose? We’re here to help.
Tired of switching between regular glasses and sunglasses? Photochromic lenses darken when you’re outside and lighten when you’re indoors—all the while providing full UV protection. Here are 5 reasons why we at Eye CU Optometry Ltd love photochromic lenses.
If you wear contact lenses, here are our top “do’s and don’ts” of wearing and caring for your lenses.