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Northern Optometry Group Eyecare Blog

Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Practice. The items are displayed by year and month. To view older entries use the links in the box below to select the year and month you would like.


The Low-Down on Digital Eyestrain

As our digital world expands, we are spending more and moretime glued to our electronic devices, and not surprisingly,Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) or digital eye strain is on therise. Recent data presented by Kleiner Perkins indicates that,on average, Canadians spend just under 400 minutes per day on electronic devices (two...

Kids and Concussions in Sports | How does Optometry fit in?

Sports related concussions, at least the ones that get reported, are on the rise. With three active kids of my own in multiple different sports, it is a topic that hits close to home. It is very important to realize that a person does not need to be knocked out...

Vision Development for Kids: When should they have their Eyes Assessed?

As a parent of three kids, I know it can be hard to sift through all the information/ misinformation available to make prudent choices for our kids. When it comes to vision care, I get questions all the time, which indicates that we as eye practitioners could be doing a...

Dry Eye explained – causes, treatment

For many people with dry eye, the symptoms are undeniable and ever pervasive, but for others it is not so clear-cut. I see patients adapting and coping not knowing their eyes could work and feel so much better. The prevalence of dry eye varies widely between studies but could be...

Awarded Best Optometry Clinic of 2018

We are proud to have been chosen as St.Albert's favorite Optometry Clinic! Thank you to our community for supporting their local Eye Doctor. We are a full service family optometry practice serving St. Albert and surrounding areas. We have a large selection of Designer frames with options for every budget. A passion for vision is evident in everything we do. Call or Book an appointment today - we will strive to exceed your expectations.St.Albert Gazette best of 2018     Eyeland Optometry

Nutrition for your eyes

The old adage ‘you are what you eat’, although its roots stretch back hundreds of years seems more relevant than ever today.

Advanced DIagnostic equipment : OCT and Retinal Imaging

Nidek Retina Scan Duo Video Our clinic has an OCT (optical coherence tomography) which delivers a high clarity three dimensional image of the tissues at the back of your eye in real time greatly improving our ability to diagnose, monitor and treat a large variety of eye conditions such as...

Pink Eye / Conjunctivitis – Questions Answered

It Could Be Pink Eye.