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Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), often referred to as Macular degeneration, is a chronic eye condition that primarily affects older adults. It involves the deterioration of the macula, a small but crucial area near the center of the retina responsible for sharp, central vision. The macula allows us to see fine...Read More
The rise in viral eye infections has prompted concern among Optometrists. The President of the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO), Dr. Josephine Pepe, emphasizes the critical role of Optometrists in diagnosing and treating red eyes. Dr. Josephine Pepe has stated, “Optometrists are the best professionals to visit for proper diagnosis...Read More
Here are 5 tips recommended by Dr. Angela Yoon, who is an Optometrist and Policy Advisor for the Ontario Association of Optometrists: Stay indoors, closing the windows and turning on central air conditioning (with clean filter). Use an indoor HEPA air purifier if you own one. Use eye...Read More
An emerging consensus is forming that a decreased amount of time spent outdoors is significantly increasing the risk of myopia among school-aged children.Read More
Celebrating a childhood eye Cancer survivor, Star Trek actor and the optometrist who saved his life with an early diagnosis
Childhood Cancer Warrior Bruce Horak shows “out of this world” strength and tenacity! The OAO is celebrating Bruce during Childhood Cancer Awareness month for showing the world that blindness does not have to get in the way of having an amazing career as an actor.Read More