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  • 13/12/2017 - Dr. Sarah Farrag, Family Vision Clinic
    Lazy Eye

    Many people have a so called “lazy eye…” But, what does this really mean?

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  • 13/12/2017
    Scleral Lenses

    What are scleral lenses?

    Scleral lenses are a type of specialty hard contact lens that rests on the sclera (the white part of the eye). It does not actually touch the cornea, which is the structure that most standard contact lenses sit on.

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  • 30/09/2016
    How to Choose the Right Eye Glasses —Tips from Family Vision Clinic in Halifax

    When shopping around for framed eye glasses in Halifax, it can be quite overwhelming and confusing if you don’t know what to look for. With dozens of pairs available in different colors and shapes, you want to make sure you choose a pair that suits your unique look and lifestyle, and is flattering on your face.


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  • 30/09/2016
    Color Blindness: What Does it Really Mean?

    By: Dr. Jenna Snow, OD – Family Vision Clinic

    Some people have the misconception that people who are color blind see the world in only black, white, and gray. While this condition does exist, called achromatopsia, it is a quite rare form of complete color blindness with a prevalence of only 1 in 30 000 people1. There are actually many different kinds of color vision deficiencies, depending on the range of colors one may see, or the perceived difference between colors. In most types of color blindness, there is no actual loss of vision, so the term “color blindness” is often more accurately described as a “color vision deficiency”.


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