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Dr. Tung’s tips for the computer!


Dr. Tung was invited by Axiom Zen|Zen Hub to provide a talk about visual hygiene. Their employees spend a lot of time on the computer and Dr. Tung shared some helpful tips. Here are some of them! 1. 20/20/20 rule (Every 20 mins, look away at 20ft away for 20 mins) This will help relax […]



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Where was Dr. Sherman Tung?


Dr. Tung’s Mini Business Adventure Some of you are wondering, where is Dr. Tung? Why can’t I book an appointment with him? Well, here is an update of what’s going on. New York Dr. Tung and the staff travelled to New York to explore new frames and technology for our patients. More details to come! […]



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Dr. Sherman Tung – Road to Becoming an Optometrist


One of the great things about our office is that we have very passionate volunteers that would like to pursue the career as an optometrist.  The most common question I hear is “Dr. Tung, why did you want to become an optometrist?”. They always expect a childhood story of my first pair of glasses but […]



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SmokeXMirrors Promotion


We’re now carrying SmokexMirrors!! Designed in New York, and handcrafted in France, SmokexMirrors uses the highest quality materials and most innovative techniques. The current line is inspired by 60’s and 70’s rock music, taking on a classic cool look with a futuristic approach. It has gained popularity among some of your favourite celebrities such as […]



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Do your glasses fog up?


With the time change, the weather has taken a drastic turn. With this temperature difference, a few of my patients are complaining about foggy eyeglasses. What is fog? Fog is a water vapor which is condensed into tiny droplets lying close to a surface. When it’s on a pair of glasses, it hinders your vision […]



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Use it or Lose it – Extended Health Benefits & Flex Spending


The end of 2014 is upon us and it’s time to start thinking about maximizing your unused benefits.  Make sure you book your appointment with your Dentist, Chiropractor, Massage Therapist and of course your Doctor of Optometry!! Come in and make use of your extended health benefits or health flex spending dollars before it’s too […]



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Verilux HappyLight Review


When I went to school in Chicago, one of the things I learned was Seasonal Affective Disorder also known as winter depression or winter blues.  Ever since I’ve been working more in my office and less time outside, I have experienced some winter blues.  Symptoms may include oversleep, lack of energy, depression, insomnia, and decreased […]



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5 Eye Tips for Halloween (1 Bonus Tip)


It’s getting dark and that means Halloween is just around the corner. A lot of children will be trick or treating. Here are some safety tips that will help prevent some eye injuries. 1. Avoid costumes that block vision Masks, wigs and eye patches are fun Halloween accessories but they may block visibility,  especially peripheral/side vision.  […]



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A typical day at Avenue Eyecare


What We Do at Avenue Eyecare On a typical day at Avenue Eyecare, there is an assortment of things we do. In the morning, after opening the clinic, we check the voice messages and emails. Soon after that, the first patient of the day arrives. If it is a new patient, we will have them […]



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Welcome Dr. Karen Lee!


  Born in Hong Kong and raised in Vancouver, Dr. Karen HL Lee completed her undergraduate studies at the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cell Biology and Genetics. In 2010, she was accepted into the Optometry program at the University of Waterloo. In 2012, she had the opportunity to […]



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