Thinking of transitions for your next set of lenses? We personally love our transitions, as they provide comfort and sun protection throughout the day, without the worry of carrying around a second set of sunglasses. With new technology continuously being worked on, Transition lenses are innovative and forward thinking – and transition much, much quicker […]
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Properly customized spectacles are more than just a frame, lenses, and a couple of screws. At Oak Bay Optometry, our optometrists determine a prescription and our eyewear stylists use their training and expertise to ensure that you get the best type of frame, lenses, and options for your lifestyle and visual needs. Have you ever […]
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in Canada. It is something that we monitor for in every full eye health examination, as early detection is key to preventing vision loss. A full eye-health exam will catch signs of the condition, so we can help minimize the loss of vision associated with glaucoma, […]
Age-Related Macular Degeneration, AMD for short, is the leading cause of blindness in North American adults over the age of 55. It is something that we monitor for in every full eye health examination, as symptoms don’t show until the condition is quite progressed, and vision that is lost cannot be regained. A full eye-health […]
Eyeglasses are important medical devices, and a pair of properly prescribed and fitted glasses can be truly life-changing. Our vision is a part of our daily lives, and being comfortable and happy with your vision choices is essential. Eyeglasses help define who we are, highlight features, accessorize outfits, all while performing to meet your visual […]
Researchers at Caltech looked to nature for inspiration to design effective, longer-lasting eye implants. Hyuck Choo, assistant professor of electrical engineering in the Division of Engineering and Applied Science at Caltech, has been working on designing an implant that measure intra-optical pressure in glaucoma patients. The tiny implant flexes as eye pressure changes, and this […]
Hello everyone! I’m writing to you from our surf hostel in Malika, near Dakar in Senegal as we unwind from our clinic days. Our team visited two health posts over the course of our trip: Bandafassi and Ethiolo. In Bandafassi, we saw approximately 255 patients over the course of 3 days of clinic, and just […]
Cultivating a culture at your workplace is essential in ensuring you have the best possible team. A healthy, happy culture helps create happy team members, which increases productivity among many other things. We pride ourselves on the culture we continue to build on and develop here at Oak Bay Optometry, and we think that translates […]