Archive for Tag: Kerrisdale optometry

The MiyoSmart Lens: A new myopia control tool

The options for myopia management continually grow and change…it’s an exciting area of practice that keeps us on our toes!  Hoya Canada launched a new spectacle option called the MiyoSmart lens.  It was developed by Hoya in partnership with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2018 and was awarded...

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Special Olympics Canada 2014 in BC

Special Olympics athletes once more challenged their physical and mental limits across 11 competitive sports, finishing strong with a 288 total medal count. From July 8th to 12th, over a thousand volunteers and staff members on UBC campus assisted athletes in the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games. As...

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How to choose an artificial tear?!?!

Artificial tears are over-the-counter eye drops that are mainly used to moisturize the ocular surface.  They are usually recommended for dry eye disease or even to help flush out irritants from our eyes.  Patients often get overwhelmed and confused when deciding which one to buy because there are...

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October is Children’s Vision Month!

Optometrists across Canada are joining forces to educate the public about children’s vision because October is Children’s Vision Month.  Many children are not aware they are living with vision conditions that impact their development, education, and quality of life. Did you  know 80{4422c3e9d6d956ffe17c4a9703f8867adf328a271a08c00de098d82d34d0cfb5} of learning depends on vision?  Did you...

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