At QOC, our comprehensive eye exams ensure that every aspect of your vision and eye health will be assessed thoroughly. At each visit, your vision will be evaluated to determine the proper prescription for glasses or contact lenses if needed, eye coordination and alignment, depth perception…..
Yearly contact lens evaluations are required to ensure your contacts are providing the ideal vision, comfort and health. Contact lens related complications can be subtle and a careful exam is necessary to determine whether your lenses are still suitable. For new contact lens fits, your…..
Computers now play an integral role in our lives and we spend hours using them each day. This however, can create an increased demand and strain on our eyes. The most common symptoms of computer vision syndrome include eyestrain, headaches, difficulty focusing, blurry vision, dry and…..
Eye Co-ordination and alignment play an important role in depth perception. In a new generation of 3D, this becomes increasingly important. Not only is eye co-ordination a requirement for some careers such as law enforcement and firefighting, it is becoming increasingly important in careers…..
More than 80% of learning is done through our eyes, especially as children. Eye exams can be done at any age, even if your child is not yet able to speak or read. The Canadian Association of Optometrists recommends that your child’s first eye exam should be at 6 months, 3 years and annually…..
A red eye can be caused by one or many different factors. Some causes can be simple like allergies, and some can be quite serious like a corneal ulcer. At QOC, we recommend that you call our office if you are concerned about a red eye. Our doctors have the expertise to diagnose the cause…..
A retinal photograph is a detailed image of the back of the eye. The photograph creates a visual record of your current eye health and will allow your optometrist to do a direct comparison from one year to the next, monitoring changes over time. At QOC, we recommend retinal photographs annually…..
Not everyone is a candidate for laser vision correction. Your optometrist will do a thorough assessment to determine candidacy based on refraction, ocular health, corneal thickness and stability. They will advise you whether or not you might be a suitable candidate, the limitations of…..