Don’t Celebrate Summer with an Eye Injury!

The Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Warn Against Potential Dangers of Sparklers Summer is finally on its way and with it plenty of opportunities to celebrate beginning with Canada’s birthday on July 1st. The Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (EPSO) want to remind Ontarians to exercise caution and safety when handling fireworks and…

How often should I have an eye exam?

Eye exams are recommended periodically, with the interval differing for various age groups. In the first three years of infancy, a child should have vision checked along with normal pediatric checkups. Between the ages of three and six (the most crucial period of eye development) an eye exam should be scheduled every year or two.…

How do I use eye drops?

Instilling eyedrops may seem difficult at first but becomes easier with practice. To place an eyedrop in your eye, first tilt back your head and look at hte ceiling, keeping both of your eyes open.  Place a finger on your cheek just below your eye and pull down until a “V” is formed between your…