Tag Archives: Eye Health

Back to school season is in full swing! Whether your child is starting kindergarten, grade 1 or high school, make sure that you put yearly eye exam on your child’s back to school check list. Did you know that… 80% of a child’s learning is based on vision Even a small change in vision can […]

At the end of your eye exam, you might be given a glasses prescription. Once you finally narrowed it down to the perfect glasses frame, then it’s time to talk about lenses. Single vision, bifocal, multifocal, progressive, coatings… Were you overwhelmed by the lens and coating options available? Let me break it down for you. […]

For most people,  vitamin supplement is less important than a healthy and balanced diet. However, for those who have age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), current medical protocol recommends special formulated vitamin therapy, such as: PreserVision AREDS 2 with Omega-3 formula Vitalux Advanced Vitalux-S plus Omega-3 If you have ever or are currently smoking, ensure that the […]

I started making this recipe when my eldest was about 18 months. She was getting bored with pureed foods for breakfast, but I was running out of ideas. I wanted her to have a healthy breakfast that is full of vitamins, minerals and protein. So, voila… Kid and mommy approved! (This recipe is good for […]

Here at Fremont Eye Centre, we know good nutrition plays a key role in our eyes’ health. We also believe that healthy foods should taste great too! So look for recipes by JL on our blog, and get cooking!

The things I look forward to the most with fall are usually food related. The spices, the comfort food and all different types of squashes… Butternut squash is a staple at our house. It’s so easy to just roast it in the oven and there you have a delicious and healthy side dish. I ALWAYS […]

Facts on glaucoma: Irreversible damage to the optic nerve causing side vision loss Usually due to high eye pressure Usually no symptoms until permanent vision loss One of the leading causes of blindness Symptoms: No symptom in most cases until significant loss of side vision In cases when there is a sudden rise in eye […]

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is a concern for everyone. Most people are aware of the importance of protecting their skin, but not their eyes. Eye diseases like cataracts and macular degeneration are related to UV exposure throughout your life. Protecting your eyes from UV exposure may preserve your vision later in life. Facts: […]