May 16, 2022
At some point in our lives, we've all had our eyes examined using an eye chart – whether during a school screening or at the optometrist's office. But what exactly is the chart and what does it measure? Read on to find out!
May 02, 2022
Did you know that people spend an average of seven hours every day staring at screens? What’s more, studies have shown that a whopping 68% of people regularly use more than one digital screen at the same time. This could mean using a smartphone while watching TV, a laptop while on a tablet, or any other combination of similar digital devices.
May 02, 2022
Bloodshot eyes can be harmless, but may also be a sign of an underlying eye condition.
Apr 25, 2022
Vision supplements are a great way to add to your diet in a way that supports the long-term vision and eye health. Unfortunately, not all vision supplements are created equal. Many of them contain poor-quality ingredients or make claims about their benefits that are not backed up by science.
Apr 19, 2022
When you think about high cholesterol, what do you think of? Most people would say something like “heart problem” or “cardiovascular disease.” But did you know that high levels of cholesterol can also have an effect on your body that goes beyond your heart? You may be surprised that high cholesterol can also have an impact on your eyes.
Apr 11, 2022
With technology making life more and more convenient every day, there’s a growing trend toward online healthcare appointments. And eye care is no different. But what exactly can you get out of an online eye care appointment, and what should you still expect to visit your Surrey eye doctor in person for? Let’s find out!
Apr 04, 2022
In this day and age, you simply can’t escape the glow of smartphones, tablets, computers, and TVs. Unfortunately, this can have some very damaging effects on your eyes.
Mar 31, 2022
If you’ve been diagnosed with cataracts, your optometrist will monitor its progression and manage your symptoms. Once you need surgery, your optometrist can direct you to an eye surgeon.
Mar 20, 2022
This March, in honor of National Save Your Vision Month, we’ve compiled a list of 5 essential ways to help you keep your eyes healthy and strong.
Feb 14, 2022
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to give your eyes some love. Here are 10 ways you can give your eyes the attention they deserve, to protect them both now and in the future.
Jan 25, 2022
It’s a fact of life. Eye health and vision naturally decline as you age. However, while some of these changes are inevitable, there are still natural actions (we’re not talking about taking medications!) you can do to improve eye health, even with the passing of years.
Dec 28, 2021
Did you know that pregnancy hormones can affect your vision? Read on to learn about the possible visual changes that some women may experience while expecting, and what warning signs to look out for.
Dec 09, 2021
Schools across the country are learning virtually, which means kids are spending long hours staring at a computer screen. This has prompted eye care professionals everywhere to question the impact of prolonged screen time on children’s eyes.
Dec 06, 2021
For many children, learning via a digital device has become routine, and their eyes are paying the price. Fortunately, there are ways to minimize digital eye strain while your child is studying.
Nov 01, 2021
If you've noticed that your vision turns hazy after enjoying a meal, you may have an early stage of diabetes mellitus. Here's how your optometrist can help.
Oct 05, 2021
Do your eyes become irritated and itchy when you wear contact lenses? Could be dry eye syndrome, allergies or the contact lenses themselves. Read on to find out what to do if you experience contact lens discomfort.
Oct 03, 2021
Viral conjunctivitis, also called “pink eye”, is a highly contagious eye infection that causes inflammation of the eye’s outer surface. Read on to learn more about this condition and how we can help.
Sep 20, 2021
In a normal, healthy eye, the lens is transparent. When there is a cataract, the lens becomes cloudy. Consequently, cataracts can cause blurred vision, poor night vision, muted color vision, and increased glare around lights.
Sep 13, 2021
Here’s what you need to know about keeping your eyes and vision healthy, and why you shouldn’t skip your annual eye exam.
Aug 15, 2021
As we age our eyes start to change, but that doesn’t mean you have to struggle with declining vision. Find out what you can do to maintain eye health after the age of 50.
Aug 10, 2021
Although COVID is still present in our lives, we are slowly returning to a semi-normal life. With so many disruptions this past year, the one thing that should be consistent is your child's back-to-school eye evaluations.
Jun 22, 2021
Since blue eyes contain very little melanin — a pigment that helps block out light, including the sun’s harmful UV rays and blue light — they often feel more sensitive to bright light. Find out more.
May 25, 2021
Dilated eye exams make it possible for eye doctors to better assess your eye health and are the only way to detect certain eye diseases.
Apr 28, 2021
Ever wonder why rock superstar Bono wears sunglasses, even when indoors? It's not due to his "look", but rather is related to managing his glaucoma.
Mar 22, 2021
Many factors contribute to vision loss, some of which may even be relevant to you. Read on to learn what puts a person at risk of developing sight-threatening eye diseases, and discover what an eye doctor can do to help.
Feb 15, 2021
Night blindness is not an eye disease. It’s a symptom of several conditions that can range from mild to severe. Learn more about night blindness and discover ways we can help.
Dec 21, 2020
Contact lenses that don’t fit properly can cause discomfort and even eye damage. During a contact lens exam, your eye doctor will perform various tests to ensure you get the right prescription and the proper fit.
Nov 05, 2020
If you or your child is new to wearing contact lenses, read our Top 5 Tips to make the adjustment easier.
Sep 23, 2020
Myopia or nearsightedness is most commonly corrected with prescription glasses or contact lenses. As children grow, their prescription often gets stronger, what we call “progressive myopia”. Our eye doctors can help.
Aug 27, 2020
Driving long distances, prolonged screen time and even reading can cause eye strain symptoms like headaches and blurry vision. Here are some eye exercises that can help you relax your eyes and find relief.
Aug 06, 2020
Active Eyes Optometry Eye Doctor in Surrey, British Columbia As the elderly population in the US grows larger, millions of American senior citizens are in danger of losing their vision, according to a new study. Federal health data shows that between 2002 and 2017, the amount of people at risk...
Jul 28, 2020
Active Eyes Optometry Eye Doctor in Surrey, British Columbia You look through your eyes to see the glorious world around you, and your eye doctor looks into your eyes to see a view of your health. In addition to spotting the signs of ocular disease, conditions such as diabetes, high...
Jul 14, 2020
Active Eyes Optometry Prescription Safety and Sports Glasses in Surrey, British Columbia Many eye diseases can be quickly and easily diagnosed during a Comprehensive eye exam, Pediatric eye exam and Contact lens eye exam. If you were diagnosed with an eye disease, such as Cataracts, Glaucoma, Macular degeneration, Diabetic retinopathy,...
Jun 04, 2020
Vision loss can occur with early signs only an eye doctor can see Many eye diseases can be quickly and easily diagnosed during a comprehensive eye exam, pediatric eye exam and contact lens eye exam. If you were diagnosed with an eye disease, such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic...
Mar 18, 2020
While genetics may be the number one risk factor for age-related macular degeneration, smoking is the number two risk factor! Smoking is also linked to cataract progression. You may not be able to control the genes you inherit, but you can control whether or not you smoke.
Mar 11, 2020
Local Pink Eye Treatment Clinic in Surrey, British Columbia If you wake up and find your eyes sealed shut with crusty gunk, you probably have conjunctivitis, better known as pink eye. This type of eye infection can look and feel pretty nasty, but you’re in good company. It’s one of...
Feb 26, 2020
Looking for more eye care tips? Head to your eye clinic to learn more about how to benefit from clear vision and healthy eyes.
Feb 05, 2020
Active Eyes Optometry Tips on how to manage digital eye strain in Surrey, British Columbia. If you’re like most people, you’re probably inseparable from your electronic devices – phone, laptop, tablet, etc…, but wish you could part with the headaches and eye strain it’s causing. On the average, American spend...
Jan 30, 2020
Active Eyes Optometry Our eye doctor in Surrey, British Columbia explains. Topics: Diabetes, Pre-diabetes, Diabetes symptoms, Symptoms of diabetes If you have diabetes, you’ve probably been told about how you’re at risk for a range of serious health complications. Out of all these threatening problems, blindness may be the most...
Jan 27, 2020
For more tips on how to keep screens from causing uncomfortable symptoms or damaging your sight, visit your friendly Surrey optometrist – I’m always happy to share helpful advice!
Jan 20, 2020
Active Eyes Optometry Our eye doctor in Surrey, British Columbia explains Summery: Glaucoma is an eye disease that involves an abnormal increase in your intraocular pressure (the fluid inside your eye). As the pressure rises, it damages your optic nerve. Because the optic nerve is responsible for transmitting images to...
Jan 13, 2020
When you visit our eye clinic for a contact lens eye exam or fitting, we’ll be happy to provide you with instructions on the proper way to use your contacts – and not overuse them!
Jan 01, 2020
A comprehensive eye exam can reveal that you are at risk of having a stroke in the brain. Therefore, a visit to a nearby eye clinic can help prevent the debilitating trauma of brain stroke.
Dec 09, 2019
Guidelines from an eye clinic near you Most people who make the switch from eyeglasses to contact lenses love their new eyesight! Contact lenses are easy to use, safe for your eyes, and let the natural beauty of your face show without any eyewear in the way. However, to make...
Dec 02, 2019
As hard as you try to avoid injury to your delicate eyes, eye emergencies can still happen. Because you can’t prevent every accident, it’s important to know how to handle them. By responding quickly with the appropriate first aid and contacting an eye clinic near you for urgent eye care,...
Nov 22, 2019
Taylor Swift got laser eye surgery! LASIK is a popular way to escape the inconvenience of wearing prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses. To get a better idea of what to expect from laser eye surgery, just ask Taylor Swift – she recently underwent this life-changing procedure. Or, read the following...
Nov 05, 2019
Before you respond that you don’t need an eye exam because your eyes and vision are good, read on! Many common age-related eye diseases can have absolutely no symptoms during the early stages, including macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. That means you can walk around for a...
Oct 15, 2019
Active Eyes Optometry Eye Clinic in Surrey, British Columbia LASIK may fulfill your dream of seeing clearly without glasses or contacts! Many people are good candidates for this vision correction surgery. Stop dreaming and look into your eligibility for LASIK. Consult with our eye doctor for more information Many eye...
Oct 09, 2019
Cataract treatment in Surrey, British Columbia In a normal, healthy eye, the lens is transparent. When there is a cataract, the lens becomes cloudy. Consequently, cataracts can cause blurred vision, poor night vision, muted color vision, and increased glare around lights. Cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed...
Sep 12, 2019
Active Eyes Optometry Eye Clinic in Surrey, British Columbia Do contacts make your vision worse? You have just visited our eye care clinic for an eye exam in Surrey, British Columbia and you received a new vision prescription. Now it is time to purchase new eyewear – should you buy...
Sep 06, 2019
Active Eyes Optometry Eye Doctor in Surrey, British Columbia What are pink eye symptoms? Think you have pink eye? Contact our Surrey eye doctor for diagnosis & treatment Pink eye is pretty common, but there’s nothing pretty about this condition! Not only do pink eyes look ghoulish, but they can...
Aug 24, 2019
Active Eyes Optometry Eye Doctor in Surrey, British Columbia Many eye diseases can be quickly and easily diagnosed during a Comprehensive eye exam, Pediatric eye exam and Contact lens eye exam. If you were diagnosed with an eye disease, such as Cataracts, Glaucoma, Macular degeneration, Diabetic retinopathy, or Dry eye,...
Aug 03, 2019
See the Benefits of Our Eye Exam in Surrey, British Columbia No matter how you look at it, eye care is an expense. Yet that doesn’t mean it’s always worthwhile to chase after the lowest price for your eye exam! When it comes to the health of your eyesight, you...
Jun 27, 2019
Your eyes are extremely sensitive – the smallest particle of sand or thinnest eyelash stuck in your eye can lead to intense pain. With this in mind, you may be wondering how do people tolerate LASIK eye surgery? The concept of a laser eye specialist cutting your corneal tissue sounds...
Jun 18, 2019
Do you wait until you notice a problem before visiting your eye doctor for an eye exam? Or do you schedule routine check-ups? Many people are not aware of how important it is to have regular eye exams. In fact, it is the most dependable way to preserve your long-lasting...
May 17, 2019
Healthy eyes are an important part of a healthy body, and they play a major role in your quality of life. For more guidance on how to keep your eyes healthy, reserve an appointment and eye exam in our Surrey practice.
May 13, 2019
Don’t Risk Eye Infection and Other Scary Complications! Your Active Eyes Optometry eye doctor has been telling you for years about the dangers of sleeping in your contact lenses. Yet, sometimes you are so exhausted that it is very tempting to fall asleep without bothering to remove them. In fact,...
Apr 25, 2019
Know the symptoms of seasonal eye allergies and how to get rid of this pesky problem As the weather warms, flower buds are opening, and your neighbors are dragging their lawnmowers out for an annual spring tune-up. And suddenly you find a need to rub your itchy, red, and sore...
Feb 12, 2019
Many eye diseases are associated with aging, and even before you notice any problems, it is common for one of these conditions to be detected during a comprehensive eye exam. If you were diagnosed with an eye disease, such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, or dry eye, you...
Dec 09, 2018
At Active Eyes Optometry, we excel in providing a complete range of professional Eye Care Services! From fitting you with a new pair of designer eyeglasses to managing eye disease, you’ll benefit from top-of-the-line treatment in our office. Our experienced and knowledgeable eye doctors, Dr. Deol, are dedicated to promoting...
Nov 29, 2018
What can I do about Dry Eyes in Winter ? Dry eyes is one of the most common complaints eye doctors get from patients during the winter season, especially in the cooler climates. That’s why we’d like to share some tips on how to relieve dry eye discomfort, and how...
Nov 12, 2018
Diabetes is becoming much more prevalent around the globe. According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 425 million adults were living with diabetes in the year 2017 and 352 million more people were at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. By 2045 the number of people diagnosed is expected to...
Nov 09, 2018
Our Active Eyes Optometry Optometrist Checks Kids’ Eyes Your child needs clear and comfortable vision to learn well, excel on the sports field, and interact socially with confidence. Kids who have trouble seeing often fail at various tasks, which leads to poor self-esteem. An undetected or untreated pediatric vision condition...
Oct 08, 2018
Regular exercise can significantly decrease your risks of certain eye conditions but you still have to ensure that you visit your eye doctor for regular exams.
Sep 17, 2018
Many parents out there are wondering how bad screen time can be for their kids and whether they should be limiting it.
Sep 13, 2018
How can I keep my Eyes healthy as I get old Getting old doesn’t have to be synonymous with vision loss. There is a lot you can do to keep your eyes and vision healthy and prevent age related eye disease and vision loss, especially if you start early. Keeping...
Aug 30, 2018
If your child’s vision keeps getting worse, it’s more than an annoyance – it can be a serious risk factor for their eye health and vision in the future.