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Pandemic-Induced Dry Eye (PDE)

Pandemic-Induced Dry Eye (PDE)

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed our way of living and it’s been over a year since we’ve adjusted to working at home and wearing masks.
March 14, 2021
Debunking Dry Eye Myths

Debunking Dry Eye Myths

In the dry eye world, there are several myths and claims floating around the internet. Today, we will debunk and demystify these common myths. 
February 23, 2021
Why Do I Get Dry Eyes At Night?

Why Do I Get Dry Eyes At Night?

Dry eyes can be irritating at any time of day, but many people experience particularly annoying symptoms of this common condition at night.
January 29, 2021
Cosmetics and its Impact on Dry Eye

Cosmetics and its Impact on Dry Eye

The Canadian cosmetic market is one the fastest growing industries expected to reach 15.8 billion US dollars by 2021. By the end of 2019, there were over 1,800 cosmetics, beauty supplies and perfume stores in Canada. For some people, wearing makeup is part of their daily routine, but did you know that it can be doing more harm than good? This is especially true if you have dry eyes. Let’s dive into the deeper layers of the makeup industry and investigate the ingredients that are toxic to your eyes and body...
January 26, 2021
Eyegiene the Natural Way with Hypochlorous Acid (HOCl)

Eyegiene the Natural Way with Hypochlorous Acid (HOCl)

Make room for a new promising addition to your dry eye care – hypochlorous acid (HOCl).  It has a long history in the medical field with uses in wound care before antibiotics were available. Fast forward to the present day and HOCl is used in several healthcare industries ranging from dentistry, dermatology and optometry...

January 26, 2021
How nutrition affects dry eye

How nutrition affects dry eye

We’re usually aware of how much a balanced and healthy diet affects our overall well being. But do we really understand the extent of its impact? Would you believe us if we told you that the right foods can truly help your dry eye disease?
Well, believe it or not, it really can...
March 05, 2020
Managing Dry Eye during the Winter

Managing Dry Eye during the Winter

Everything is drier during the winter time. If you generally don’t suffer from eye ailments but find that your eyes tend to be drier and more irritable in the winter, don’t fret, it’s normal. Proper treatment can help alleviate your eyes, so be sure to take the necessary precautions and follow your doctor’s recommendations!
December 18, 2019
The Ocular Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

The Ocular Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

Winter has made a bold appearance! The season of hot cocoa, cozy blankets and Netflix reruns is upon us. As with everything, these nostalgic postcard moments also come with their own set of challenges…
November 26, 2019
3 Ways to Help Eye Strain

3 Ways to Help Eye Strain

Eye strain is very common these days, especially with the pervasive use of computers, phones and other electronic devices that cause our eyes to be tired, dry and extra sensitive to light. In order to determine the causes of eye strain, your doctor will likely ask you questions about factors that may be contributing to the strain...
October 17, 2019
Omega 3 fish oil & Dry Eye Syndrome

Omega 3 fish oil & Dry Eye Syndrome

A balanced and healthy diet are the foundation of good health. While we tend to rely on various medical treatments to help ease our ailments; Mother Nature also offers us plenty of consumable goodies we can eat to tackle our health challenges...

September 17, 2019
Preserved vs. Non-Preserved Eye Drops

Preserved vs. Non-Preserved Eye Drops

If you suffer from dry eye, seeing your doctor is a must! Why continue to be in chronic discomfort when you can find relief? Our eyes are precious and we don’t want anything to get worse than it already is...
August 30, 2019
The Best Eye Hygiene Routine to Avoid Blepharitis

The Best Eye Hygiene Routine to Avoid Blepharitis

Do you wake up with burning, flaky or itchy eyes in the morning? If so, you know how unpleasant this feeling is and how much this discomfort can affect your daily life and even prevent you from accomplishing routine tasks...
August 02, 2019