Archive for Tag: kerrisdale eye exam

What the heck is astigmatism?

 There has always been a negative “stigma” towards astigmatism. Word play intended.  I apologize if that was lame.  Well what is astigmatism?  Astigmatism means that your eyeball is not perfectly round and it’s more like an oval egg shape.  This oval shape causes the light to focus to two...

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Foggy Eyeglasses?

 It’s fall and there is a change in temperature in Vancouver. With this temperature difference, I’ve noticed that 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, like lenses in glasses, which limits visibility. Most of the...

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