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How To Prevent “Mask Fog” on Your Glasses

If you wear glasses and a face mask, you’ve probably struggled with “mask fog.”  Your lenses get all misty, requiring you to wipe your eyewear...

Why You Regularly Need to Replace Your Sunglasses

To get maximal eye protection from your sunglasses, consider replacing them every two years, according to a study conducted in Brazil. Over time, protective UV...

6 Signs You May Need Glasses

Many people don't realize they have a vision problem. Perhaps they've gone years without glasses and haven't noticed the gradual change in their vision. Or...

Don’t Do These 11 Things If You Wear Daily Disposable Contacts!

Countless people around the world wear daily disposable contact lenses or dailies. These popular single-use lenses are removed and discarded at the end of each...

Why You Should Avoid Online Eye Tests

An online eye exam is an automated and interactive vision test that claims to measure mainly visual acuity. It may seem like a convenient way...

What Will Optometry Practices Look Like Post-COVID?

COVID-19’s rapid sweep across the country has forced optical practices to make rapid clinical management decisions. Some optometrists temporarily shuttered their businesses due to the...

Why You Shouldn’t Visit the ER for Eye Emergencies During COVID-19

During the COVID-19 outbreak, we have been going above and beyond to ensure that people are receiving emergency eye care. If you're having an eye...

What Services Can I Get Using Tele-Optometry?

Tele-optometry is a branch of telemedicine that can cover a wide range of problems and treatments related to vision and ocular health. Tele-medicine delivers medical...

COVID-19: Protect Your Eyes From Too Much Screen Time

You and your children are likely spending more time on mobile devices and computer screens than ever before. Too much time spent staring at screens...

How to Disinfect Glasses to Help Prevent COVID-19

Coronavirus and Your Eyeglasses Did you know that our glasses (this includes the lenses and the frame) can potentially transfer viruses, such as COVID-19, to...

Coronavirus and Your Eyes – What You Should Know

As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, health professionals are demanding that people limit their personal risk of contracting the virus by thoroughly washing their...

Visiting Your Optometrist During COVID-19

Is your eye doctor's appointment coming up? Are you worried about going to the eye clinic during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Rest assured, keeping...

Here’s Why Hydrogen Peroxide is an Excellent Contact Lens Solution

There exist 2 different types of solution for contact lenses: Multipurpose and Hydrogen Peroxide-based. While both remove debris and build-up, and disinfect lenses, only hydrogen...

Smart Hygiene Habits to Care for Your Contact Lenses

Swimming in a pool with your contacts on or topping off your solution may seem harmless, but they could compromise your contact lenses and your...

Is School Work Causing CVS in Your Child?

Kid-Computer-Vision-School-Work The start of fall means back-to-school for kids of all ages – and our team at Belleville-Canton Optometry wishes everyone a smooth and successful...

Get Some Fresh Air!

Go Outside to Boost Your Body & Eye Health Indoor children are at risk In the past twenty years, childhood has taken a cushy seat...

Top 4 Eyecare Tips for Summer Vacation

Summer Eye Care Near You Check out our top 4 tips for ensuring healthy eyes this summer, and remember, your eye doctor is here to...

Help! My Child Doesn’t Want to Wear Glasses!

Help! My Child Doesn’t Want to Wear Glasses! Do your kids need glasses in order to see clearly? Maybe they have a strong case of...

Mental Health and Your Vision

Did you know that your vision can affect your mental health? While things like stress, trauma, and family history are factors that impact mental health,...

Womens Eye Health

In addition to professional achievements, International Women’s Day is a time for women to focus inwards on their personal goals, relationships, and health. From the...

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School and Vision: 2 Important Partners

  Like peanut butter and jelly, school and vision go hand-in-hand. Both are important partners in ensuring that children excel in their learning, extracurricular activities, and...

What You Need to Know About Glaucoma – The Sneak Thief of Sight

What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma, a silent eye disease, is the most common form of irreversible blindness in the world. It is actually a group of...

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and...

Healthy Aging for the Eyes

Getting old doesn’t have to be synonymous with vision loss. There is a lot you can do to keep your eyes and vision healthy and...

Progressive Myopia: When Your Child’s Vision Keeps Getting Worse

Nearsightedness or myopia is one of the most prevalent eye disorders worldwide and its incidence is increasing. In fact by 2050, myopia is projected to...

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...

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...

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...

7 Eye Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

While it’s true that some eye symptoms resolve on their own, it’s better not to take the chance when your eyesight is at risk.

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...

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. ...

Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

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...

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...

Don’t Let Snow Blindness Ruin Your Winter Vacation!

Wintertime vacations often include activities that involve snow and ice and in general, conditions that can lead to overexposure to UV rays from the sun....

10 Eye Healthy Foods to Eat This Year

This list may seem overwhelming but if you focus on filling your plate with a variety of fruits and vegetables of all types and colors,...

Aging Eyes and Driving Safety

Even if you don’t have any eye or vision problems, the natural process of aging affects your ability to see and react to visual stimuli....

Is Your Teen Ready for Contacts?

Contact lenses are a wonderful invention but they must be used with proper care. Before you let your teen take the plunge into contact lens...

Are You Ignoring Your Dry Eyes?

Have you noticed that your eyes feel chronically dry, itchy, scratchy or even sometimes watery? Many people that have these symptoms just go on with...

What Exactly Is a Black Eye?

Got a Shiner? A black eye, also known as a periorbital hematoma, is usually not an injury of the actual eye (which is why it...

It’s National Cataract Awareness Month

According to the World Health Organization, cataracts are responsible for 51% of cases of blindness worldwide – although this blindness is preventable with treatment.

Does Smoking Affect Vision?

We all know that smoking is bad for you, especially the risks that it poses to your heart and lungs. What many people do not...

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Hey women! Did you know that women are more likely to suffer from vision problems and are at higher risk of permanent vision loss than...

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

As you can see by the name, the primary risk factor of AMD is age, particularly over age 50. Caucasian women are the most common...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn’t necessarily mean that he...

Computer Eye Strain

Digital eye strain is an increasingly common condition as digital devices become more ingrained into our daily lives. Digital eye strain, eye fatigue and computer...

Be Proactive in Your Eye Care

Look for warnings in changes in your vision...

Dry Eye Syndrome Causes and Cures

Do you experience dry, scratchy, burning eyes, redness or pain, a gritty feeling like something is in your eye? Or perhaps, excessive tearing, blurred vision,...

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is a growing health crisis in North America as an estimated 29 million Americans and 3.4 million Canadians are currently living with the disease....

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective...

10 Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits...

When 20/20 Is Not Enough For Your Child

Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated vision problems can really suffer when it comes to school. Most people think that...

7 Things You Should Know About Eyelid Twitches

You may have experienced this before. Out of nowhere, your eyelid starts twitching uncontrollably.

Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of...

Protective Sports Eyewear is a Serious Matter

Protective Sports Eyewear is a Serious Matter   There are thousands of eye injuries a year related to sports. According to the National Eye Institute...

Enjoying Life During Eye Allergy Season

Spring is in the air. But along with the beauty of the blooming flowers and budding trees, comes allergy season. The high pollen count and...

Resolve to Prevent Glaucoma in 2016

This year, make healthy eyes and vision your resolution. Find out if you or a loved one is at risk for glaucoma, and take steps...

Dry Eyes in Winter

One of the most common patient complaints during the winter months is dry eyes. In the cooler climates, cold winds and dry air, coupled with...

Age Related Macular Degeneration and Your Central Vision

Did you know that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss and blindness among adults aged 50 and above?...

Beware of Decorated Contact Lenses

Please use caution when considering special contact lenses for a Halloween costume. Changing the look of your eyes without a prescription could cause a lot...

Is Your Baby’s eyesight developing normally ?

  A baby’s visual system develops gradually over the first few months of life. They have to learn to focus and move their eyes, and...

Protecting Your Eyes From The Desk Job

  Protecting Your Eyes From The Desk Job There are so many people who spend hours a day, if not most of the day working...

Acuvue Define Lenses

1-Day Acuvue Define Brand Contact Lenses . . . Coming Soon!

How to Encourage Young Kids to Wear their First Pair of Glasses

Your child's first pair of glasses will make an important difference in his or her ability to see and interact with the surrounding world. However,...

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma Glaucoma, which refers to a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve, is often called 'the...

New Year’s Resolutions for An Eye Healthy 2014

The New Year is a time to start fresh and renew our commitment to health, happiness and success. It’s important to include eye and vision...

Fun Holiday Gifts That Are GOOD for Children’s Vision

The holiday season is on our doorstep. With technology so much a part of our lives, the easy go-to gifts for kids often include an...

What You Should Know about Diabetes and Your Vision

Diabetes affects people of all ages, races and genders.  An estimated 25.8 million Americans or 8.3 percent of the population suffer from the disease, according...

Keeping Your Contact Lenses Clean

If you wear contact lenses, you probably know the hygiene routine you should follow when removing your lenses: Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and...

10 Tips to Protect Your Vision

Did you forget to put on your sunglasses today? Are you constantly sitting in front of a computer screen without taking breaks to look away?...

This Halloween Be Wary of Costume Contact Lenses

As Halloween approaches and costume planning gets more serious, many consider the use of novelty or costume contact lenses as a way to add that...

How to Prevent Dry Eyes During Air Travel

Many travelers experience dry eyes after extended travel by air. The dry environment of a temperature- and pressure-controlled air plane cabin can take its toll...

Does Chlorine Hurt your Eyes?

Just because the summer is coming to an end, doesn’t mean that we have to say goodbye to the swimming pool. Whether it means a...

Technology in the Classroom and the Eyes

The use of technology has become commonplace in the classroom. So much so that today’s generation of students, from kindergarten to university, navigates computers, smartphones...

Treating Vision Problems Lowers Risk of Falling in Seniors

For adults over the age of 65, the right pair of vision correcting glasses can literally be a life saver. Seniors aged 65 and up...

Introducing the Dailies Total 1 Contact Lenses!

Always Advanced Eye Care with Lesnick Optical Lesnick Optical  is very excited to announce that we are now fitting Dailies Total 1 Contact Lenses in...

The Great Glasses Play Day 2013

The first weekend of August (August 3rd and 4th) has been marked as the 2nd annual Great Glasses Play Day. The event, which first launched...

First Aid for Eye Injuries

To ensure that your eyes remain healthy, it is essential to protect them from injury and to take proper care measures if an injury has...

Understanding the Eye Chart

Eye charts of different variations have become a standard in vision screenings and eye exams. One of the most familiar charts associated with vision is...

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts, one of the most common causes of blindness, develop when the lens of the eye, located behind the iris and pupil, becomes opaque or...

How to Choose the Right Sunglasses

Do your sunglasses have what it takes to protect your eyes? As the summer heats up and people spend more time outdoors, it is very...

Diabetic Eye Disease

Far too many people are not aware that diabetes increases the risk of vision threatening eye damage. Diabetes is the primary cause of total vision...

Focusing on Astigmatism and Contact Lenses

If you are someone with astigmatism and you think you can't wear contacts, you're mistaken. Contact lenses can actually be a way to correct the...

How Retinoscopy Works

There may be various assessments that you may have noticed at an eye exam and asked yourself how they work. Having beams of light shined...

Staying Safe with Your Smartphone

Do you ever think about the effect your mobile device might be having on your eyes? In truth, these devices are wonderful, because they let...

Bettering the Bifocal: Multifocal Lenses

Have you started to have trouble reading small print? If you're close to middle-age, you might have presbyopia. If you already wear glasses for distance...

Wearing Eyeglasses to Diminish Computer Strain

Did you know that a pair of prescription glasses that are fitted specifically for you can help with computer related eye strain? Even if you...

Treating Lazy Eyes in Children

Lazy eyes are seen in lots of kids, and are also not difficult to treat. Amblyopia forms when the brain turns off or suppresses sight...

What Our Eye Doctors Need to Know

Is it already time for your next eye exam? If you want to make sure your exam is effective and worthwhile, there are a few...

A Closer Look at Night Vision

Imagine there's a blackout and suddenly, you need to find a flashlight or the fuse box. Your eyes normally require a few minutes to adjust...

What is Presbyopia?

Often, middle-aged folks find that they're starting to have some trouble reading. This is why: Because as you age, the lens of your eye is...

Playing Safe: Kids and Eye Safety

Of course, parents are concerned with the eye safety of their kids. But it can be a challenge to know which toys are the safest...

Registration Forms

Fill out your patient history, and bring with you before your next appointment. Find out how......

Eyeglasses Are Back!

New Options to Look Good and See Better...