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How to Wear a Face Mask Without Fogging Your Glasses

Source: American Academy of OphthalmologyWritten By: Vered Hazanchuk Know how to wear a face mask It may be one of the more innocuous problems of the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s a nuisance nonetheless: fogged-up eyewear. It happens when warm breath escapes from the top of your mask and lands on the cooler surface of your lens. If… Read More


Eye Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Source: American Academy of OphthalmologyWritten By: Reena MukamalReviewed By: Sonal S Tuli MDEdited By: Anni DelfaroMar. 10, 2020 Preventive care may be delayed during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), but treatment for eye emergencies is as important as ever. Here’s how to protect your eyes — and how to tell when you need urgent care from an ophthalmologist or… Read More


Leadership Lessons Shared from Alison Levine’s Everest Expedition

Being relentless far supersedes being the fastest or the strongest. That was just one of the lessons learned, following the successful journey to the summit of Mt. Everest by Alison Levine. As a sportswoman, and former sales representative in the ophthalmic pharmaceutical medical device industry, Levine described the unconventional pieces of wisdom she acquired on… Read More


First Patient Successfully Implanted with Wireless Retinal Device

A ground-breaking wireless retinal device has the potential to be a gamechanger in treating macular degeneration.  Known as the Prima system (Pixium Vision), the device was successfully implanted on an American patient as part of a clinical trial. It is designed to restore partial sight to those who experience advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).  “This… Read More


CV Risk Factors Effectively Improved Upon With New Diet

Patients who find themselves struggling with hypertension and Type 2 diabetes can now find comfort in how to improve protection against CV simply by modifying their diet.  Findings presented at the ACC Middle East Conference 2019 (Oct. 3-5) in Dubai demonstrate that having a high-fiber, low-glycemic index diet can exhibit a convincing, protective role against… Read More


Uveitis and spA

If you have uveitis, did you know that you are also more likely to have SpA? SpA is a family of inflammatory rheumatic diseases that cause arthritis.  With SpA, one of the most common symptoms patients complain about is lower back pain. But it can also attack the spine, joints in your legs and arms,… Read More


Rosacea and Your Eyes

Rosacea is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that affects the blood vessels and sebaceous (oil-producing) glands of the face (forehead, cheeks, nose, and chin). The most visible symptoms of rosacea are facial flushing and pimple-like bumps, which makes this condition easily confused with acne. However, with acne, it is the hair follicles that become clogged… Read More


Ocular Surface Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment

Ocular Surface Disease, commonly referred to as OSD, is a grouping of multiple eye disorders that include dry eye, meibomian gland dysfunction, blepharitis, ocular allergy, and conjunctivitis. In many cases these conditions may occur at the same time, and because many have similar signs and symptoms they are frequently misdiagnosed. Ocular surface conditions interact in… Read More


LipiScan Now Available at North Toronto Eye!

North Toronto Eye Care continues to be at the forefront of technology by now offering LipiScan testing for our patients. The LipiScan tests the meibomian glands, the part of the eye most likely to cause dry eye, providing high-definition images to show blockages or irregularities. The LipiScan is quick, efficient, and provides highly accurate images… Read More


Facts About Diabetic Retinopathy

Those with diabetes know that this common disease can come with unanticipated side effects. One of these complications is diabetic retinopathy, a prevalent eye disease occuring in the diabetic community. Diabetic Retinopathy is manageable, and permanent vision loss can be prevented with early detection and treatment. The eye care specialists at North Toronto Eye Care… Read More


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