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The Dangers of An Online Eye Test

An online eye test may seem like a convenient way to check your vision or get an eyeglass prescription but beware, these tests aren’t all they are chocked up to be. In fact, they may even be dangerous.  What is an online eye test really testing?  An online eye test...

Signs That Your Child Has a Vision Problem

Healthy eyes and good vision are essential for your child’s growth and development. In fact, learning is 80% visual, which means a child’s success in school, athletics and many other aspects of life can be impacted by poor vision. Good vision goes beyond how far you can see, and also...

Eye Dangers in the Dorm – Eye Health for College Students

It’s almost back to school time for college students and whether this is your first time away from home or you are already a pro, you want to be prepared with as much knowledge as possible to live safely on your own. This knowledge includes eye and vision safety, as...

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

While it may seem like a harmless action, rubbing your eyes can actually cause a lot of damage. There are a number of different reasons that people rub their eyes and for the most part, it does more harm than good. While rubbing your eyes might feel really good in...

Ocular Migraines

Migraine Awareness Month: An ocular migraine is any migraine headache that involves a visual disturbance such as flashes of light, seeing stars or zigzags or the appearance of blind spots in the visual field. Ocular migraines can interfere with your ability to go about your daily tasks such as driving,...

How-to Guide for Buying Sunglasses

Sure, sunglasses might add the final touches to your chic ensemble, but the real reason to purchase your shades is to protect your eyes from the sun. Not only does glare from the sun make it difficult to see, but the UV rays it reflects can cause permanent damage to...

Sports Vision Deconstructed

Vision is a critical component to succeed as an athlete and this doesn’t just mean having 20/20 vision. There are a number of visual processes that are involved in optimal sports performance, whether you are playing a weekly little league game or competing in professional sports.   The eyes and the...

7 Eye Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

While we all know that regular eye exams can help detect warning signs of disease and prevent vision loss, many people fail to seek medical attention when there is an acute problem with the eye. In fact, only about half of Americans that are at risk for serious vision loss...

Women’s Eye Health – 7 Tips for Optimal Vision for Life

April is Women’s Eye Health Month in the USA and May is Healthy Vision month in Canada too, so let’s take the opportunity to look at some tips for maintaining eye and vision health, with a special focus on women.  Statistically, women are more at risk than men for eye...

Ultraviolet Light and your Eyes

If you want strong, healthy eyes and clear vision for life, a major step you can take is to protect your eyes from UV radiation.  Wearing proper eye protection from the sun reduces the risk of a number of eye diseases and other conditions that are caused or worsened by...

Should I Be Concerned When My Eyelid Twitches?

We all experience the occasional eyelid twitch, which is when the muscle of the eyelid spasms involuntarily. Usually, it comes and goes without intervention and while sure, it can be irritating, is a twitching eyelid ever something to be concerned about? An eyelid twitch, also known as a myokymia, can...

Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

Infant Eyesight Despite nine months of growth in utero, babies are not born with fully developed eyes and vision - just like they can't walk or talk yet. Over the first few months of life, their visual systems continue to progress, stimulated by their surroundings. Babies will develop the ability...

AMD Awareness Could Save Your Vision

It’s that time of the year again. Each February, the optometric community bands together to create awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a leading cause of vision loss for people 50 years and older; early detection plays a key role in the outcome of the disease. That’s why...

Trouble Seeing at Night? All About Night Blindness

At this time of year when the sun sets early, many people are affected by night blindness. Night blindness or nyctalopia refers to difficulty seeing at night or in poor or dim lighting situations. It can be caused by a number of underlying conditions, sometimes completely benign and sometimes as a...

The Sneak Thief of Sight

It’s that time of year again. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to create awareness about this potentially devastating disease. The reason awareness about glaucoma is so important is because as its nickname, The Sneak Thief of Sight, describes, the disease often causes permanent...

Don’t Let Snow Blindness Ruin Your Winter Vacation

While most people have sunglasses high on their packing list for a tropical vacation, many people don’t consider it as much of a priority for colder climate getaways. But they should, and here’s why: Wintertime vacations often include activities that involve snow and ice and in general, conditions that can...

6 Crazy Holiday Eye Injuries to Avoid

As the season to deck the halls arrives, make sure that you aren’t one of the many people who find themselves celebrating in the urgent care clinic due to an eye injury. The holidays present many opportunities for potential eye injury so it’s important to be aware and proceed with...

View Our Holiday Hours: We wish all our patients a happy holidays!

Sunglass Try On Event

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

10 Eye Healthy Foods to Eat This Year

The New Year is coming and many people include healthier eating and exercise in their resolutions for the year ahead. Well other than weight loss and overall health and disease-prevention, a healthy diet and regular exercise can protect your eyes and your vision. In particular, there are certain vitamins and...

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.

Women and Diabetes – World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. This year, the theme of World Diabetes Day is women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future. The goal of this campaign is to promote awareness of the importance of equal and affordable access for all women, whether they are at risk...

What You Need to Know to Help World Blindness

October is World Blindness Awareness Month, an initiative started to help the public to understand the realities of visual impairment and how it affects the world population. Unfortunately, there are hundreds of millions of individuals around the world who are unnecessarily blind or visually impaired due to causes that are...

Our Fall Frame Sale Is Here!

We are excited to announce our fall frame sale, up to 50% of frames! Look great and feel great about saving some money with popular frames from amazing designers like NW 77th.

Halloween Eye Safety

October has arrived and that means many people are already starting to plan for upcoming costume parties and trick-or-treating for the Halloween season. This is why now is the time to remind the public about some very important precautions about eye safety since there are some common costume props and...

World Sight Day Challenge

Globally 600 million people live with visual impairment simply because they cannot afford glasses and an eye exam, together we can make a difference.

Children’s Vision Month

Children's eyes should be evaluated on a regular basis just like going to your family doctor or dentist. It's recommended that children see the eye doctor at 9 months, at 3 years and then again before entering school. Regular annual visits are recommended from that point forward.
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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

FRAME EVENT SALE ICON BLUE2 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

 

Spring Clearance Year End Blow Out

We are hiring a Receptionist/Director of First Impressions

Duties: The Receptionist is one of the most important positions in any organization. They areresponsible for the patient’s first impression. They help set the mood within the clinic and are vital tomaintaining efficient patient flow and preparing patient records. Our receptionist will be a teamplayer and will be expected to...

A Vision of Back-To-School

The new school year is coming up fast, and parents and students are getting ready to embark on new adventures and experiences. But this is also a reminder to parents that good eyesight is possibly the most important school supply your child may not have. A good education for children...

Annual Frame Sale May 5th 2016

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UV Groovy FREE Sunglasses

SC_UVGroovy_2015_Facebook_PostvvoJune 29th to July 3rd 2015 we're giving away FREE sunglasses for kids 5 and under. Visit the clinic for your free pair.

Annual Frame SALE and Trunk Show May 7th 2015

frame_sale_colourful_icon_2015Join us on Thursday May 7th for our ONE DAY Sale. There will be hundreds of frames to view and try for men, women, and children. Brands include Juicy Couture, Tommy Hilfiger, Lulu Guinness, Tura Elegance, Ted Baker and more.

FREE Sunglasses for Kids 5 and Under

UV Groovy Days are back. Come in for a pair of FREE sunglasses for kids 5 and under during our UV Groovy Days. June 23rd to July 4th, 2014.

One Day Frame Sale and Trunk Show

Frame Sale and Trunk Show

World Sight Day Challenge

There's lot of ways to help us raise funds for the Annual World Sight Day Challenge. In addition to donating our non-MSP exam fees from October 10th 2013, we are also fundraising all month long.

Creating a Business Strategy for Small Business; 2 Day Workshop

We are pleased to have Alex Glassey back in the Valley on Nov 21st and Nov 22nd for a 2-Day workshop on Creating a Business Strategy for Small Business.

Find Your Perfect Match

Experience the comfort and ease of your very own prescription sunglasses. Lots of great styles to choose from and at prices you won't believe. Available until September 30, 2013. Available in a large range of prescription ranges. Visit one of our Eyewear Consultants for details. HELD OVER - Amazing Prescription...