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Are Blue Eyes More Sensitive To The Sun?

A close-up of a woman with blue eyes looking directly at the camera

Every eye is a little different in size, shape, clarity—and colour. You may have noticed a pattern—while people with darker eyes tend to be more comfortable in the sunlight, those with blue eyes often find themselves squinting more, like they’re trying to avoid a sunburn on their eyes. What’s causing this odd phenomenon? Are blue […]

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Can Dry Eyes Cause Blindness?

A man sitting at a desk rubbing his right eye with his fingers due to eye problems

Dry eye is an ocular surface disease caused by a lack of tears and improper tear composition. It is not just about occasional discomfort but a condition that, when left unmanaged, poses a serious risk to vision.  Without treatment, chronic and excessive dry eye can possibly cause damage and scar the sensitive tissue of the […]

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What is an OCT Scan?

A female optometrist examining the eyes of a young man using a medical device to detect potential eye problems.

In the realm of eye care, technological advancements have significantly enhanced our ability to diagnose and manage various ocular conditions.  One such innovation is the Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) scan, a non-invasive imaging technique that provides detailed cross-sectional images of the eye’s internal structures. Optical Coherence Tomography is best compared to an ultrasound, except it […]

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