The leaps we have made with technology are astounding. With the internet at our hands, nowadays you can order groceries from your laptop and have them delivered straight to your home. But should you consider this method for ordering a medical device such as corrective glasses? When it comes to prescription glasses, it’s not so […]
WHAT CUSTOMERS LOVE ABOUT OXFORD OPTOMETRY
At Oxford Optometry, we love making our customers happy. But don’t just take it from us! Here’s what our satisfied customers have to say: ★★★★★ “They take every precaution to keep you and their staff safe. I felt very comfortable through the whole exam and while trying on frames. They handle the frames to minimize contact and […]
WHAT DO ALL THOSE ABBREVIATIONS AND NUMBERS MEAN ON YOUR EYE PRESCRIPTION?
Regular eye exams are an important part of keeping your eyes healthy and your vision sharp. At your eye exam, an eye doctor, optometrist, or ophthalmologist, will check for any signs of eye disease. If your vision needs to be corrected, you’ll be given a prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses. Eye prescriptions can be […]
REFRAME YOUR BEAUTY GAME WITH OUR EYEWEAR-READY MAKE-UP LOOKS
With all the webcam calls, conferences and quizzes (yes, we’re pretty sure they’re still happening), we’re spending a lot of time staring at our own faces these days. And while we love the natural look, there’s no denying the confidence boost we get when we swipe on our favourite lipstick or draw on our signature […]
WHAT ARE WATERY EYES?
When the tears won’t stop flowing, the cause isn’t always emotion. Tears are the maintenance fluid of the eye, and problems with this system can cause your eyes to water without any apparent reason. If you have watery eyes, also known as excessive eye watering and epiphora, the problem is either overproduction or underdrainage of […]
DIGITAL DEVICES: PROTECTING YOUR CHILD’S EYES
Children and technology are practically inseparable these days. Whether for educational purposes or just fun, children are spending a good portion of their day on “screen time” — staring at the LED screens of computers, tablets, smartphones and other digital devices. According to Common Sense Media, children under age 8 now spend more than two […]
ONTARIO BUDGET FAILS TO SAVE EYE CARE FOR PATIENTS
After the Ontario Budget again ignored OHIP-insured eye care, an overwhelming 96% of Ontario optometrists have voted to withdraw OHIP services starting September 1, 2021 — unless the government agrees to legally-binding negotiations to fund these services at least to the cost of delivery. Read More Original Article Source Credits: CISION, https://www.newswire.ca/ Article Written By: Ontario Association […]
EYE CARE IN ONTARIO HAS REACHED A BREAKING POINT.
Ontario’s optometrists take pride in being the backbone of the eye care system, but decades of neglect by the government have them at a breaking point. After more than 30 years of underfunding, the government now covers an average of 55% of the cost of an OHIP-insured eye exam, leaving optometry clinics to absorb the […]
EYEWEAR TRENDS 2021: TOP 4 FASHION GLASSES
They say the highlight of an outfit usually lies in the small details like earrings, shoes, or a statement purse, but with a rise in virtual everything— we say a pair of blue light glasses is a must. The new virtual way of life is setting a high demand for fashion-forward frames that are not […]
THE BEST HEADPHONES FOR GLASSES WEARERS
If you feel like your temples are always tense after working all day with headphones on, you’re not alone. The culprit might actually be your eyewear. The arms of your frames rest along the side of your temples, and can be pushed up against your head when strapped in under a pair of headphones, thereby […]