The key to prevention is proper sanitary practices and staying home if you are sick! We do always clean our equipment after each patient, but please consider rescheduling your appointment if you have any cold/flu symptoms. (905) 666-4848
C came to us because of problems with reading. He enjoyed reading but was skipping words and lost his place at school when he was trying to copy from the board. C also would get tired from reading and got headaches when reading more than 20 minutes, and if he tried reading in the car, he would also get headaches from that. One major concern for C was that he enjoyed playing the piano, but when reading sheet music, he would lose his place when trying to go to the next line.
After vision therapy, he stopped getting headaches as frequently, and was able to read in the car without getting any headaches. C also skipped words less when reading, and found playing the piano much easier, as he could follow along the sheet music without losing his place. His piano teacher even noted he was much better at following the music. Congratulations C! We will miss you and your passion for drawing and music.
It’s National Non-Smoking Week!!
Smoking tobacco harms every organ in your body— your eyes included. Some things are out of your control… but smoking is the number one modifiable cause of disease in Canada! This is within your control.
Quitting smoking is the number one thing you can do to your risk for getting macular degeneration, which can cause severe vision loss.
Learn more here https://opto.ca/health-library/Smoking-and-Your-Eyes