New year… New resolutions! For many this means a new diet, with the hopes that they can shed those extra 5lbs they put on last year. But this year, there’s a new diet that should take precedence in your life: an eye diet! No, that doesn’t mean your eyes need to lose weight. We’re talking about feeding your body foods that are good for your eye health!
There are so many different foods you can eat that can help maintain and improve eye health. These are just a few that you should be incorporating into your New Years eye diet.
Heading back to school after summer break means it’s time to adjust those eyes to looking at the whiteboard and school books again. Hopefully, kids get an “eye break” over the summer while they play outside, go on adventures and practice reading for enjoyment rather than studying is a great way to help them exercise their eye muscles.
With so many activities still closed or offering reduced hours it might be hard to think of fun ways to get outside and enjoy the outdoors this summer. But there’s no reason to spend your days at home, shopping online for glasses and new clothes! Get outside and experience Oakville with one of these suggestions this summer.
With so many great things to see in Oakville this summer, make sure you’re seeing it all with your best vision! At Envision Eye Care, we’re accepting new families and your eye exams are just a call or click away!
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With the prevalence of a new coronavirus taking over our news feeds, it can often bring up questions about some of the less common side effects that could be experienced with the flu or coronavirus. Though the current virus might leave us with more questions than answers right now, coronaviruses have actually been around for ages.
We know that flu and coronaviruses can have effects on the body that extend beyond the typical cough or stuffy nose, but can they affect your eyes?
At Envision Eye Care Oakville, our optometrists keenly evaluate your eye health in light of other health disorders you…
Yes, staying indoors too much is bad for your eyes! A break from work or school is always a good time to spend more time outdoors – for recreation, leisure, and great health!
For children and adults alike, a largely indoor and sedentary lifestyle is not healthy.
The current COVID-19 pandemic is likely forcing you to spend more time indoors than you usually would be. Please be mindful that spending time outdoors, while safely social distancing, is good for your overall and eye health.
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While sometimes it is necessary for your mental health to grab a nice warm blanket…
As the snow melts and the spring weather finally starts peeking out, it is the perfect time to head outside and take in all the beautiful sights that Oakville has to offer. Whether you’re looking for some fun family activities or something relaxing to do with your honey, this list will give you some great ideas! Once you have an activity picked out, just don your favourite shades and get yourself outside.
Spring Sights to See Around Oakville
Enjoy Spring Time on the Farm
When you can get out, you should! Did you know that getting outside – and in particular encouraging outdoor…
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When the time comes to buy new glasses, it can feel like a given to hop online with your new prescription in hand and place an order. Though it may seem like the money you’ll save will be worthwhile, buying glasses in-store from your optometrist comes with many benefits. Buying glasses online can present a number of difficulties that you won’t find in-store, namely the personal experience you’ll have.
Benefits of Optometrists that Sell Glasses
Though there are many reasons to buy glasses in-store rather than online, there are even more benefits to buying glasses in a store where an optometrist is…
A new year naturally means it’s time for new resolutions! It’s common to center your resolutions around vows to eat healthier, get more active and ditch some bad habits, so including your eye health in your 2020 resolutions is a great idea. Taking care of your eyesight throughout the year is the best way to ensure that you’ll be able to see through many New Year’s to come!
Though it does take a bit of a commitment, it’s not difficult to stay on top of your eye health. Making some of these resolutions will help you make it an easy choice…
Nowadays it’s so common to do most of our shopping online. Whether it’s groceries, electronics or clothing, there is almost no limit to the things you can buy with the help of the internet and a computer. But there is at least one thing that is still better to buy in person… eyeglasses! There are many reasons why you shouldn’t buy glasses online. As great as the internet is, sometimes a personal touch makes all the difference.
Shopping for eyeglasses online sounds great, but consider…
Did you know? At Envision Eye Care we have on-site optometrists and a full-service optical shop. For…
Wearing sunglasses in the summer is already a habit for most of us. With the bright summer sun shining most days, it feels normal to walk around with shades on. The rest of the year sunglasses aren’t usually something that feels as commonplace, but that doesn’t make them any less important! There are many reasons to wear sunglasses in the winter, too. In fact, it may be even more important to wear sunglasses in the winter than in the summer!
Why are sunglasses necessary in the winter?
Sun damage to eyes can actually be even more likely in the winter than in…
Most sports come with their standard protection equipment. Soccer players wear shin pads and hockey players have a full protective uniform. But many players forget to protect one of their most important assets… Their eyes! Sports are among the leading cause of eye injuries and since eyesight is such an essential part of life (and sports!), it’s a good idea to prevent any possible eye injuries.
When it comes to your sight and how you perceive things, there is more to it than “meets the eye”! “Sight” and “perception” are related and combine to form how we come to lern and know about our visual world. They are both factors that work together to help you navigate your way through many areas of life.
What’s the difference between sight and perception?
Once you get the official confirmation from your eye doctor that you need glasses, the next step is picking out which frames you want. For some this can be exciting as they try out all the different options available in the store but many others see this process as difficult and not so fun. There are a few things to consider when picking out the perfect frames, and it might surprise you that how they look might not sit at the top of the list!
At Envision Eye Care Oakville, help us help you see all that Oakville and Halton Region has to offer. Are you due for an exam?
Spring in Oakville is a fun time to get outside and explore the area. There are so many beautiful things to see and do around town! Finding fun activities for your family and friends to enjoy now that the weather is warming up doesn’t have to be difficult. Here’s our list of top must-see spring activities in Oakville.