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...

Sleep In Your Eyes

I have vague memories of the first time I noticed “sleep in my eyes”. I was a bit perturbed by the crust that had formed in the corners of my eyes, so I asked my mom about it. She told me that it was sleep, and not to worry about it. This was highly confusing: I...