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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.

The Grown-Up Frame for Small Faces

The Grown-Up Frame for Small Faces

You know when you’re out shopping and that must-have item isn’t available in your size? The same thing can happen when people with narrow faces go to buy glasses.

Back-to-school is just around the corner!

Back-to-school is just around the corner!

Did you know that one in four school-age children has trouble with their vision? Since 80% of children’s learning is visual, it’s extremely important for them to have an eye exam before or shortly after going back to school.

You play sports? Are your eyes well protected?

You play sports? Are your eyes well protected?

When we play sports, we wear protective gear. Yet we often forget to protect an important part of our body: our eyes.

Always protect your eyes from UV rays

Always protect your eyes from UV rays

Being out in the sun is enjoyable, but as everyone knows, it can also be harmful—even when it’s overcast.