Vision and Headaches

You know the old saying “Eyes are windows to the soul”. That may well be true in a metaphysical sense, but here’s something more tangible: your eyes are connected to your brain. I’ll admit, that’s a bit less catchy, but it can help us gain some interesting insights....

When To Get an Eye Exam

I may be biased, but I actually think eye exams are pretty fun. They’re not really like any other medical exams; there’s no blood being drawn, no teeth cleanings being done. Mostly, you get to look at strange, blurry looking images, and marvel as they become clearer....

Candidates for Laser Eye Surgery

I love a good tongue twister. Here’s one for you: say laser assisted in situ keratomileusis three times fast! Actually, to start, try saying it one time slowly. The phrase is a bit unwieldy, so nowadays it’s most commonly known as LASIK. What is it, exactly? Well, we...

Are Eyeglasses Tax Deductible in Manitoba?

We’re running this article a *bit* late for tax time – sorry about that. This will, however, serve you well for tax season next year. The question before us is whether or not eyeglasses are tax-deductible in Manitoba. The short answer is, yes! You can actually...

Eye Stye

Our bodies are full of biological processes that remain a mystery to laymen, and even scientists. Understanding every part of your body, every organism that co-exists with you, and every function it all serves is next to impossible. There are even bacteria that...