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The Unseen Threat: Dry Eye Disease in the Workplace

When you think of workplace eye safety, the first image that might pop into your mind is a construction worker wearing giant plastic eye shields that fit over glasses. And you’d be right; it’s important to wear protective safety glasses if working with flying objects or debris, and sunglasses if you’re outside. But did you...

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A young woman sitting at a desk in an office, facing a laptop and a tablet. She has her hands pushed up against the bridge of her nose and has a look of discomfort on her face. Her eyes are closed. The office is illuminated in a soft blue light.

Healthy Solutions for Digital Eye Strain

Whether it's for work, school, or play, you might be spending a lot of time on a screen. Here are some tips to protect against digital eye strain.

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Welcome to Royal Oak Optometry Dr. Trenton Cameron

Dr. Cameron is excited to be a part of the Royal Oak team and strives to provide exceptional eye care to the community. Although Dr. Cameron enjoys all aspects of optometry, he is most enthusiastic about ocular disease like glaucoma and macular degeneration, as well as dry eye and myopia management.

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Current COVID Policy as of September 2023

We ask that patients coughing or sneezing stay home and we will gladly reschedule their appointments. If patients are slightly symptomatic or vulnerable please wear a mask. Remember to wash your hands and drink lots of water to stay healthy in the coming weeks.

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Wildfire smoke above a two lane highway in BC. Snow peaked mountains are in the background, with green evergreen trees lining the highway in the foreground. A heavy cloud of smoke covers the top third of the photo, and the rest of the sky has a light orange hue from the smoke.

Is it Wildfire Smoke or Dry Eye Disease?

In British Columbia, it’s wildfire season again. This year has been especially bad for wildfires in Canada. Depending where you live or where you travel, you might be encountering a lot more wildfire smoke than normal. All that smoke contains particles and matter which can greatly irritate your eyes, and can cause symptoms that are...

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How To Manage Your Dry Eye With Diet

Dry eye disease is a common condition that can be uncomfortable and cause blurred vision. If you suffer from dry eye, the good news is that you may be able to ease the symptoms by making some small changes to your diet. Omega-3 fatty acids Foods with omega-3 fatty acids help stop dry eye. Omega-3s...

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Dry Eye Clinic Launch!

We have some exciting news to share! Join us for an open house on June 4th to see the new innovative technologies joining our practice! Royal Oak Optometry is expanding its services to include advanced Dry Eye treatments using leading edge technology by InMode, featuring Radio Frequency (RF) and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). RF is...

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Royal Oak Optometry

Reopening May 19, 2020

Reopening May 19, 2020 Over the past several weeks we have been keeping a close eye on the COVID-19 situation. We have carefully following recommendations from The College of Optometrists of British Columbia as well as the federal and provincial governments. In compliance with these regulations, we are pleased to announce that as of Tuesday,...

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Fall Sale – Extended!

Enjoy Fantastic Fall Savings Between October 21 – November 9! Newly Extended! We’re stocked for fall with some fabulous frames and are throwing a sale to celebrate! Come in starting October 21 and enjoy: 😍Save up to $120 on a complete pair of Essilor lenses 🎁The chance to WIN YOUR PURCHASE** 👓 Save $50 on...

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Did you forget this Back to School necessity?

Has your child had an eye exam in the last year? Learning is 80% visual and one in every four children have vision-related learning difficulties. Kids should have an eye exam from 6 months of age and repeated every year. MSP covers the cost of yearly eye exams until youths are 19 years old.

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