Contact Lens Primer

There’s a lot of options out there to correct your vision. You can, of course, get Winnipeg eyeglasses; glasses are pretty trendy right now, and there are folks who purchase glasses without a prescription just to accessorize. There are also folks who would really...

Virtual Keys and Visual Impairment

Visual impairment comes in many forms. From colour vision deficiency to total vision loss, the many shapes of visual impairment mean there’s a lot of misinformation; when people here “visually impaired”, they often assume total blindness. This misconception can be...

Floater Facts

Here’s a problem with medical jargon: it’s often really hard for patients to understand. Some of the time, this is inevitable; the human body is incredibly complex, and understanding all of the terms means understanding all of the processes. This, of course, takes...

The Shape of Glasses to Come

When choosing new glasses, there’s a lot to consider. There’s the technical stuff, of course; what kind of anti-glare coatings you should get, if you want blue light protection, if you’d prefer photochromic lenses. These things can be discussed at length with your...

Virtually Real

The emergence of new technology is always creating exciting new experiences, and right now, the audio-visual world is booming, thanks in part to faster processors and better software. While this has a ton of applications for a variety of industries, it seems to be...

Higher-Order Aberrations

I love fantasy, I love gaming, and I love Dungeons and Dragons. You’ve probably heard a lot about the game, at this point; it’s embedded itself deep within the culture consciousness because nerds like me started to write television shows. The game has three key...

Blepharitis

My mother has incredibly bad allergies. She’s taken prednisone in order to reduce the symptoms for years – those who know the side-effects of prednisone understand how bad her allergies have been. It’s not a drug that’s prescribed chronically lightly. Some...

Eye Candy

Wouldn’t it be lovely if candy provided all of our essential nutrients? Pop a Tic-Tac into your mouth and your body has all the resources it needs for the day; sounds great! Unfortunately, science isn’t quite there yet; as it stands, we still need to eat a wide array...

A New Year, A Fresh Perspective

2019 is finally here. That means the next decade is next year, and if you squint, you can almost see it; imagining that future, you’ve got 2020 vision. By the time many of you read this, you’ll have already committed to and, to be honest, probably broken some New...

The Sun is Too UVlicious for Your Eyes

I don’t think you’re ready for this article. Well, okay, I do think you’re ready, but I’d already paraphrased Destiny’s Child in the title, and I didn’t feel like I could stop there. We’ll keep the Bootylicious references at a minimum for the rest of the post. We like...