Dec 11, 2013
20/20 Vision: What’s the Big Deal?

You have probably used the expression “20/20 vision” in everyday conversation, heard it on television, and seen it as a requirement for specific jobs, such as pilot or police officer. The concept is closely identified with what many consider perfect vision, so what’s the big deal?

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Nov 21, 2013
Your Driving and Vision Test: Tips for Roadworthy Eyesight

If you hope to obtain a Canadian driver’s licence in your province, chances are you’re gearing up for your practical driving test. What if your eyesight somehow precludes you from getting out on the road? Here is what you need to know about passing provincial driving exams and making sure you have roadworthy eyesight.

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Nov 15, 2013
Can LASIK Correct High Prescriptions?

Many eye care patients think that they are not candidates for LASIK because they have high prescriptions. In the past, this was a real problem—LASIK in its early years was not well equipped to help those with severely restricted vision. However, as technology has improved, this limitation has been overcome.

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Nov 13, 2013
LASIK and Sports: How Quick Is the Recovery Period?

Most people can play sports just a few days after the LASIK procedure. The visual reward that people experience after first hitting a tennis ball or baseball, kicking a soccer ball, or shooting a basketball with acute vision is one of the immediate and rewarding benefits of combining LASIK and sports.

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Nov 11, 2013
Halos Are a Thing of the Past after LASIK Vision Correction

Night vision disturbances such as halos and starbursts are a common problem for people. In fact, almost half of all nearsighted people experience some form of halos. The next time you’re out at night, stare up at a traffic light or a passing car’s headlights. Chances are you’ll see a halo or starburst emanating from the light.

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