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How Often Should You Have Your Eyes Examined?

How Often Should You Have Your Eyes Examined?

Our eyes are one of our most delicate organs, so it’s crucial that we take good care of them. An eye examination enables the detection of both existing and potential vision problems. To protect eye health over the short and long term, optometrists recommend you have your eyesight checked regularly.

The 5 Commandments of Eyeglass Care

The 5 Commandments of Eyeglass Care

Oh ye who have seen the light through prescription lenses! Because your favourite fashion accessory is crucial to clear vision, it requires special care.

My Teenager Hates Wearing Glasses!

My Teenager Hates Wearing Glasses!

The teen years are all about experiencing freedom, and some teens feel that eyeglasses cramp their style. Do you have a teen who doesn’t like wearing glasses?

2016  Resolutions

2016 Resolutions

A year just ended and another has just begun. We would like to take this opportunity to suggest a few resolutions you can make for your eyes, to ensure healthy vision.

Eye Allergies and Makeup

Eye Allergies and Makeup

It happens at some point every year: your eyes get red and watery, and it’s all you can do not to rub them! Along with pollen, animals, and dust mites, makeup—especially mascara and eyeliner—is a major cause of allergic reactions.

Optical illusions

Optical illusions

When we look at an optical illusion, we don’t experience an eye malfunction, but rather an error in the brain’s interpretation of visual information. The question is, how can a simple image trick an organ as sophisticated as our brain?

Screens and your vision

Screens and your vision

Did you know that for every 45 minutes you spend on a computer or tablet, you should rest your eyes for 15 minutes? Grab a glass of water, talk to your kids, take a walk—just give your eyes a break.

Pet vision

Pet vision

Have you ever wondered how your dog or cat sees?  At Opto-Réseau, even though our patients are human, we sometimes get questions on pet vision.