Vision Therapy

What is vision therapy? Vision therapy or vision training refers to exercises and activities that improve certain functions in the visual system. Research has shown that many children with diagnosed learning disabilities (such as ADD, ADHD, and dyslexia) also have abnormal visual function. Similar issues can arise after traumatic head injuries or strokes. Vision therapy …Read article >

Kids Screen Use for Reduced Eye Irritation and Strain

Recommendations Made for Kids Screen Use On November 5, 2017, the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) released a recommendation for safe screen use for kids. The Data for Kids Screen Use In adults, the amount of screen-related eye discomfort is estimated to be between 50-90%. Even though we don’t …Read article >

The Aviator

“I always liked the look of the aviator sunglasses, ever since I was in high school.  I would always tell myself they looked really good and it wasn’t until I did a little research and found out all the history that I became even more obsessed with the aviator sunglasses.” Aviator sunglasses were created in 1937 …Read article >

Introducing the eyeLENS

For 49 years eyeDOCS (previously the Ottawa Optometric Clinic) has been working to provide our patients with eye care and vision products of a superior quality. We are constantly improving upon our frames and contact lens offerings so it’s only natural that we look to improve our lens offerings as well. We are happy to …Read article >

Born on the beaches of Maui

We know you must be sick of winter by this point and with so many of our staff taking off for warmer destinations we had to assume you would be as well. With that in mind this month we are focusing on Maui Jim, an international designer of sunglasses. Since the majority of their lines …Read article >