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Your Trusted Eye Doctors in Meadow Lake, SK

Our team of eye care professionals provide consistent, friendly, and comprehensive eye care for your entire family in Meadow Lake. Some of Vision North Eye Care‘s specialized services include: Diabetic eye exams, low vision services and dry eye treatment. Call our office today to arrange your next eye exam.

Free Annual Diabetic Eye Exam in Saskatchewan!

Did you know that all individuals diagnosed with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes with a valid Saskatchewan Health Card are covered for an annual diabetic eye examination?

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in Canada! People living with diabetes are more likely to develop cataracts at a younger age and have a higher risk of developing glaucoma, but diabetic retinopathy is the biggest threat to vision for those who have diabetes.
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Diabetic Eye Exams

There’s no separating diabetes and vision. If you have diabetes, then you should understand vision problems that increase in likelihood as a result of the disease.

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A glaucoma test is usually part of a routine eye exam. Glaucoma testing involves measuring internal eye pressure and a detailed scan of the retina for signs of disease.

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Eyeglasses & Sunglasses

Our staff will help you find the best fit for your specific needs and explain how different lenses and frames will impact your vision. See all our great styles and brands!

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Q&A with Dr. McLaughlin

Dr. McLaughlin Answers Your Eye Care Questions

What are UV rays?

Ultraviolet radiation (UV rays) is similar to visible light, but it does not enable us to see things like visible light does. Visible light is composed of the colors we see in a rainbow and UV light starts right after the violet end of the rainbow.

UV rays come from natural sources, mainly the sun, and artificial sources such as welding equipment, lasers, tanning beds and some lamps. There are 3 types of UV radiation: UVC are the highest energy UV rays and most harmful to the eyes and skin; fortunately, the ozone layer blocks most of these! UVB rays are lower energy and are partly filtered by the ozone, but the rays that reach the earth’s surface can in low doses create a suntan, but in larger doses cause sunburn, wrinkles and skin discoloration. UVA rays are closer to visible light and have the lowest energy of the UV rays. It can pass through the cornea and reach the lens and retina inside the eye; therefore, making this the most harmful of the UV rays to the eye.

See here for some more info on UV Rays and Eyesight.

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Women and Diabetes – World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. This year, the theme of World Diabetes Day is women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future. The goal of this campaign is to promote awareness of the importance of equal and affordable access for all women, whether they are at risk...

What You Need to Know to Help World Blindness

October is World Blindness Awareness Month, an initiative started to help the public to understand the realities of visual impairment and how it affects the world population. Unfortunately, there are hundreds of millions of individuals around the world who are unnecessarily blind or visually impaired due to causes that are...

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Diabetes raises the risk of many ocular diseases, yet our expert, contemporary eye care can help prevent a great deal of possible eye complications. At Vision North Eye Care, our professional optometrists, Drs. McLaughlin and MacDonald,

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