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Edmonton, AB
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AMD – Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration is a deterioration of the macula which is a small area in the retina (back of the eye).  This degeneration of the macula happens as part of the natural aging process but with regular eye health examinations early diagnosis and the addition of vitamins prescribed by your…

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Allergies (Red, Itchy, Burning Eyes?)

Many Canadians are affected by seasonal allergies.  This can cause red, puffy, itchy and burning eyes.  Allergens such as grass, pollen and ragweed are common in reactions with symptoms include sneezing, coughing, nasal congestion, red, itchy, and watery eyes. Treatments prescribed by your general practitioner or Optometrist could include over…

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Lasik Surgery

LASIK is a type of refractive surgery for correcting myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. LASIK surgery is performed by ophthalmologists using a laser and is a viable alternative to wearing corrective eyeglasses or contact lenses for many patients. There are several necessary preparations in the preoperative period. The operation itself involves…

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Presbyopia (Aging Eyes & Vision)

Presbyopia is an age-related eye condition that affects all adults over 45 years old at some point in their lifecycle.  As your eye ages, the crystalline lens inside the eye loses its elasticity and flexibility resulting in less ability to focus on objects close up.  This makes it difficult to…

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Myopia (Nearsightedness)

Myopia is an eye condition that occurs when the light entering the pupil does not bend or refract correctly and falls beyond back of the eye without coming to a single focus on the retina (back of the eye) resulting in blurred vision.  People with Myopia can see objects close…

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