As we get older, our risk of developing certain eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration increases. To catch these conditions early enough, it’s highly recommended that you see your optometrist for regular eye examinations. If...
Treating Dry Eye | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Treating Dry Eye

If you suffer from dry eye disease, then you know how annoying it can be. Along with dryness, other symptoms that you can experience in association with dry eye include itchy eyes, the feeling of grit or something being...
Given how sensitive the eyes are, it’s very common for them to become irritated at times, and even possible for you to develop an eye injury. Eye injuries can be the result of many different reasons, including trauma to...
Light sensitivity (also known as the medical term “photophobia”) is something that many people experience, and for some of those people it can be quite debilitating. When you have light sensitivity, this means that you are hypersensitive (or intolerant)...
If it constantly feels like something is in your eye, or if your eyes sting or burn, are red, sensitive to light, feel tired, or if you have blurred vision, then you may suffer from a condition known as...
Eye injuries are the most common causes of blindness – but also the most preventable. As a matter of fact, as many as 90% of all eye injuries can be prevented simply by wearing the proper protective eyewear –...
Your vision is one of the most important aspects of your health. Unfortunately, not everyone takes care of their eyes like they should. The best way to make sure your eyes are healthy is by seeing your optometrist for...
We often take certain aspects of our health for granted, including our vision, when it’s one of the most important things in your life. Just like our other four basic senses (hearing, smell, taste and touch), our sight is...
As part of the Canadian Association of Optometrists EyeWise campaign, awareness is being raised about the importance of vision health and what you can do to prevent vision loss. As a family physician, Dr. Ali Ghahary recommends patients go...
More than 400,000 Canadians and 60 million individuals worldwide are affected by Glaucoma today - a progressive condition and one of the leading causes of blindness. There are two main types of glaucoma: Open-angle glaucoma (which accounts for at least 90%...