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Protecting Your Eyes

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  • Nearly half of traumatic eye injuries relate to ball sports
  • 45% of these occur in children under the age of 14
  • 90% of these are preventable

Polycarbonate is a lens material that is widely used for shatter-and-impact resistant lenses, and when combined with sturdy frame materials, makes for formidable eye protection.

There are hazards of sunlight and bright light that are harder to understand; namely, ultraviolet rays (UV) and Glare (extreme brightness). Protecting your eyes from these distracting, even dangerous elements is equally important to eye protection.

COVID-19 update

Effective March 23, 2020, the provincial government mandated the closure of all optometric clinics. Until further notice, we can offer EMERGENCY eye care services only!!

What is an emergency?
•recent onset of eye pain
•recent onset loss of vision
•flashes of light or floaters
•eye infections
•chemical splashes to the eyes
•foreign bodies in the eyes
•recent onset swelling of the eyes

If you aren’t sure if your situation is an emergency, please reach out to us via messenger on our Facebook page, or text or call Dr. McLaughlin @ 306-240-9771

We are here to help!