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Why Bother With Myopia Control?

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is more than just blurry vision. Here’s why parents of myopic children should consider myopia control, and what we can do to help.

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How Eye Disease And Cataracts Affected The Work Of Famous Artists

Eye conditions like cataracts and retinal disease affect the way we see the world, and may have influenced the famous works of several well-known artists.

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Why is My Dry Eye More Severe in the Mornings?

If you wake up in the morning with itchy, burning eyes, you may have dry eye syndrome. Wonder how this happens when your eyes are closed all night? Read on to find out!

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How To Cope With Vision Loss

Dealing with vision loss can be challenging. A low vision optometrist can help by prescribing low vision aids and devices, and offer practical advice so you can continue to do the things you love.

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3 Ways Neuro-Optometry Can Help Stroke Survivors

In most cases, a stroke leaves survivors with lasting visual symptoms that can make it hard to function. Thankfully, a neuro-optometrist can help by identifying any overt and nuanced visual dysfunction and providing neuro-optometric rehabilitation therapy.

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3 Causes of Lazy Eye in Children

Lazy eye (amblyopia) affects the vision of the affected eye, causing blurry vision even with corrective eyewear. Learn what may be causing your child’s lazy eye and how vision therapy can help.

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4 Reasons Why Scleral Lenses Are a Big Deal

Scleral contact lenses are so much more than oversized contact lenses. Here are our top 4 reasons why patients and doctors are calling scleral lenses a ‘big deal.’

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Why Does Outdoor Time Delay Or Prevent Myopia?

Here’s another reason for parents to send their kids out to play. Research shows that spending 2 hours or more outdoors lowers the risk of developing myopia and slows its progression.

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Can Drinking Coffee Relieve Dry Eyes?

Although caffeine has a diuretic and drying effect, it also has tear-producing properties that can potentially lessen your dry eye symptoms.

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Why Do Seniors Often Overestimate How Well They Can See?

If you or a loved one is over the age of 60, make sure not to skip your next eye exam. Certain eye diseases can impair vision so slowly that you may not even notice it.

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4 Ways Vision May Be Affected Following A Stroke

Most stroke survivors experience some degree of visual dysfunction following a stroke. Here are the 4 main types of visual complications that may result from a stroke and ways neuro-optometry can help.

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Living With Keratoconus | Kenneth’s Story

Here’s a glimpse into the life of Kenneth, a keratoconus patient. Read on to learn about his struggle with this eye disease, and how scleral lenses opened up a world of opportunities to him.

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5 Vision Therapy Myths Debunked

It’s important to get the facts straight. Here are 5 myths — and truths — about vision therapy.

Why Computer Use Can Cause Dry Eye & Eye Strain

Using your computer for long periods of time can irritate and dry your eyes. The condition is so common that researchers have coined it computer vision syndrome. Learn more about the causes and treatments of this condition.

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What’s The Link Between Obesity And Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

When it comes to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), being obese may heighten the risk of entering the advanced stages of this sight-threatening disease.

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Boys With ADHD Are at Higher Risk for Brain Injury & Vision Problems

Boys who exhibit inattention and hyperactivity are at risk of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and potentially, vision problems. Find out how TBIs and vision are related and what you can do to help your child following brain injury.

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A Guide to Scleral Lenses

Scleral lenses are rigid gas permeable contact lenses that are often prescribed to patients with irregular corneas and severe dry eye syndrome, among other eye conditions. Read on to learn how to insert, remove and care for scleral lenses.

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What’s the Link Between Dry Eye and Menopause?

A reduction in hormones during menopause, may lead many women to experience symptoms of dry eye syndrome. Read on to learn about the link between menopause and dry eye syndrome.

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Can Vision Therapy Help Myopia?

In certain cases, vision therapy may help manage the symptoms of myopia (nearsightedness). Read on to discover the hows and the whys.

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4 Common Myopia Myths Debunked

Myopia is an eye condition with increasing prevalence. While there is a lot of information out there on myopia, there are also many misconceptions. Read on to discover the REAL facts.

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What’s the Connection Between Sleep Apnea, Concussion, and Your Vision?

How is sleep apnea, concussion, and vision connected? They share many symptoms and can impact each other adversely. Read on to learn more!

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How High Tech Helps Those With Low Vision

Discover how the latest medical technologies can help improve the lives of those with low vision.

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Common Visual Symptoms to Watch for in Children

Vision problems are often missed during your child’s school vision screenings. Having them undergo a comprehensive eye exam can help detect any underlying vision problems. Help your child enjoy learning by giving them the tools they need to succeed with vision therapy.

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Tips For Wearing Scleral Lenses

Scleral lenses are becoming increasingly popular among those with corneal problems and dry eye syndrome—and for good reason! Here are our top 5 tips for anyone who wears scleral lenses.

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Should My Child See An Occupational Therapist Or A Vision Therapist?

While occupational therapy and vision therapy have some similarities, they are actually very different. Read on to learn about their differences, and find out whether you should have your child see a vision therapist.

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10 Things About Vestibular Disorders You Probably Didn’t Know

Here are 10 facts about vestibular disorders. If you or anyone you love is experiencing dizziness or other vestibular dysfunction symptoms, read on to learn more about the condition and discover how a neuro-optometrist can help.

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Sunglass Try On Event

Join us for our Sunglass Try On Event, and you could win a gorgeous bracelet. Entries accepted until December 20th.

Mega Holiday Clearance Event

Only on Thursday November 30 & Friday December 1, Valley Vision is announcing incredible savings on Costa Sunglasses, Gold & Wood Frames, OYOBox, Oakley, RayBan and more.

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Welcome Kevin Hua!

Kevin was born and raised in Vaughan, Ontario. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behavioural studies from McMaster University. As of currently, he is attending the University of Waterloo School of Optometry. In the past summer, he went on a VOSH mission trip to provide...

Annual One Day Frame Sale | May 4th 2017

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Hundred of frames to view and try. Check out the designer collections. They're all 50% off. Plus, receive a complimentary upgrade to Sensity/Transitions with any HOYA lens purchase.

Thursday May 4th 2017

8:30 am to 6:00 pm