Orillia Optometry
390 Laclie Street Orillia ON L3V 4P5 705.242.5174
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Cataracts

According to the CNIB (Canadian National Institute of the Blind), upwards of 2.5 million Canadian residents experience cataracts. Developing as a result of the aging of the crystalline lens, in which it begins to harden and turn opaque and cloudy, it is one of the primary causes of vision loss in Canada. Most commonly seen in […]

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Dry Eye

Affecting more than 30% of Canadians, the condition of dry eye is very common. Despite this, many of these cases are undiagnosed or treated inefficiently via the employment of over-the-counter artificial tears. This is a major reason we have developed a specialty in treating patients suffering from dry eye at Orillia Optometry. Our Optometrists are ready […]

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LASIK Surgery

A refractive surgical technique used to correct hyperopia, myopia and astigmatism, LASIK is done by Ophthalmologists employing a laser. For many patients needing help with their vision, LASIK is considered a positive alternative to wearing contact lenses or corrective eyewear. Patients need to go through several steps during the pre-operative period in order to be […]

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Understanding the Human Eye

A single organ consisting of numerous interconnected components that work in concert to send visual data to the brain’s visual context, the human eye is complex and highly efficient. Each section is essential in order for vision to function optimally. Healthy eyes are one of the most important parts of being able to competently navigate […]

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Sunglasses UV Rating

Why the UV Rating of Your Sunglasses is Important The UV rating of your sunglasses inform you of how well they protect your eyes from harmful ultraviolet radiation. As eye care professionals, we want to stress the importance of protecting your eyes whenever possible. Everybody knows how sunglasses reduce glare and make the sun more […]

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