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Archive for Tag: myopia control

New Stellest Lenses for Myopia Management are here!

We’re excited to announce Stellest lenses by Essilor are now available!  These lenses add another spectacle lens correction option for our young patients who are in need of myopia management. These specially designed lenses are used to slow down the progression of nearsightedness in children. How do they work?...

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New Misight Spectacle lenses for Myopia Management

We’re excited to announce that we’ve been selected among a few clinics in BC to pilot the launch of a new myopia management option called Misight Spectacle Lenses.  Theses lenses are powered by Diffusion Optics Technology and are clinically shown to slow the progression of myopia in children...

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Get to know Dr. Jessica Chang

This month we’re wrapping up our staff highlights with a Q&A session with Dr. Jessica Chang.  She opened Avenue Eyecare in 2011 and has led its evolution over the years. Enjoy! What attracted you to become an optometrist? I was introduced to optometry at a very young age when...

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Get to know Dr. Ying Zhao

This month we’ve been featuring our team on social media so that you can get to know us a little better.  We’re wrapping up with special Q&A sessions with each of our doctors this week!  Today we’re kicking things off with an invaluable team member who joined us in...

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TOP 5 QUESTIONS ABOUT ORTHO-K ANSWERED HERE!

During our myopia control consultations, parents often have questions about one of the most common methods we offer, orthokeratology (ortho-k, OK lenses).  Ortho-k lenses are often used to slow down the progression of nearsightedness in children.  Here are the answers to the top 5 questions we get during our...

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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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