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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Practice.

Have your kids had their first eye exam yet?

THINK YOUR CHILD IS TOO YOUNG TO HAVE THEIR EYES CHECKED? The Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) recommends children start receiving comprehensive eye exams as early as six to nine months. And don't worry, as Dr. Gillian Pengelly of Underhill Optometry in North York, Ontario, points out, your child doesn't...

How Safe Is It To Rinse Your Eyes With Tap Water?

While many people turn to tap water to rinse their eyes, it may not always be safe. Find out when to use water, and what to use when you can't!

Your Eyes As A Window Into Your Whole-Body Health

Did you know that your eyes are often the first line of defense when it comes to detecting and treating many common systemic diseases and conditions? It's true!

This Winter, Don’t Let Dry Eyes Get the Best of You

The struggle against dry eye every winter is real. Fortunately there are eye treatments and home remedies to relieve symptoms.

Autoimmune Disease and Dry Eye: Is There a Connection?

Having an autoimmune disease like Sjogren's syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis or lupus can affect your tear production and eye health.