Comprehensive eye exams
Comprehensive Eye Exams
A full comprehensive eye exam performed by one our doctors is an important part of preventative health care. It is like having a physical of your eyes as it involves assessing the entire eye and the visual system, as well as “a” prescription. Comprehensive eye exams can detect eye diseases and disorders such as glaucoma, cataracts, retinal detachments and macular degeneration, as well as other systemic health problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure.
Contact Dr Johal & Associates for your regular eye exam to ensure optimal health and vision.
Cataracts is a clouding of the normally clear lens of your eye which results in a decrease in vision. The only cure for cataracts is surgery to remove the clouded lens and replace it with new clear implant.
Symptoms of cataract include:
• Tones seem blurred or dull
• Vision is hazy, overcast or foggy
• Inconvenience recognizing blues and purples
• Trouble seeing around evening time or in low light
• Affectability to light and glare
• Seeing halos around lights
• Incessant eyeglasses remedy changes
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, please contact Dr Johal & Associates to help restore your vision and improve your quality of life.
Glaucoma is an eye disease that damages the optic nerve, which is often caused by an abnormally high pressure in your eye. Open-angle is the most common form of glaucoma which has no initial symptoms. If left untreated this will result in tunnel vision and blindness.
At Dr Johal & Associates we have the technology and instrumentation to detect glaucoma in the early stages as part of your fully comprehensive eye examination.
Are you sick and tired of wearing your glasses and contact lenses?
You may be a candidate for laser vision correction. At Dr Johal & Associates we don’t actually do the surgery but will help determine if are a candidate. We are afiliated with TLC at the University of Waterloo. We provide all the pre and post operation consultations should you elect to have the procedure.
Dry eye treatments
Dry Eye Treatments
Dry eye can affect people of any change, symptoms include:
– Excessive tearing
– Lid infections
– Fluctauting vision
– Gritty feeling
Other factors such as digital device use, working environment, hormones, auto-immune disease, medication, and laser surgery can exacerbate dry eye symptoms.
There are many forms of dry eye, and some conventional treatments are:
– Artificial tears
– Warm compresses with a Bruder mask
– Lid hygiene
– Omega 3 supplements
If you suffer from dry eye symptoms please contact Dr Johal & Associates for a full ocular evaluation and determine which treatment is best for you.
Diabetic Eye Exams
Diabetic Eye Exams
Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in middle aged patients. Diabetes causes damage to blood vessels of the retina and can lead to blindness if left untreated. This condition can affect both type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Annual eye examinations are essential in screening for the early detection of diabetic retinopathy. At Dr Johal & Associates we have Retinal Imaging which helps the doctor detect the earliest sign of diabetes and prevent vision loss.
In the event that you have an eye injury, extreme eye pain or chemical splash, contact Dr Johal & Associates
Symptoms of eye allergies include:
– Red, irritated eyes
– Itchy eyes
– Tearing or runny eyes
– Sensitivity to light
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms this is an indication you suffer from eye allergies.
Book an eye examination with Dr Johal & Associates for a complete ocular assessment and determine which treatment is best for you.
Digital Eye Strain
Digital Eye Strain
Over 75% of Canadians experience some form of Digital Eye Strain
With the recent COVID-19 pandemic kids and adults are spending much more time looking at a digital screen which increases their exposure to blue light. Some of the symptoms of digital eye strain include:
– Blurred Vision
– Dry Eyes
– Excessive Tearing
– Neck, shoulder, or low back pain
Some solutions to these symptoms include, blue light filter, anti fatigue glasses, and dry eye management.
Being aware of your symptoms and practicing healthy habits is the first step to maintaining eye health and excellent vision.
Annual comprehensive eye examinations can help and monitor and address any changes to your health and vision.
Book an eye examination with Dr Johal & Associates to evaluate the health of your eyes and determine which solution is best for you.