Love Your Lenses

23 March 2021 Author: Kate Green Taylor’s LASIK laser eye surgery   We recently spoke to our patient Taylor, a downhill mountain bike racing champion, all about his LASIK journey at Optimax. Taylor has competed in the World Cup for his sport and has an incredibly active lifestyle. Glasses were […]

Eyesight is one of many things that changes as we age. Age is the biggest risk factor for many chronic or sight-threatening eye conditions, which is why it’s so important to be informed and able to recognize the signs of age-related vision loss. It’s also important to know what we […]

Is your child asking about contacts and maybe even stubbornly refusing to wear her glasses? Clearly she thinks she’s ready, but when is the “right” age to get contacts for children? Although studies indicate that children as young as 8 years old are capable of wearing contacts, it’s important to […]

Download, print, and keep your eyes safe! Printable version of the checklist  With about 2,000 workplace eye injuries occurring each day, eye safety at work is a serious concern, one with long-term consequences. Approximately 10-20% of on the job injuries lead to temporary or even permanent blindness.  You wouldn’t knowingly […]

We’ve all felt it during a long day at our desk job or after a lengthy session of scrolling through social media on our smartphones–digital eye strain. But did you know your kids may be suffering too? In today’s world, children are using various digital devices just as much, if […]

If you’re the parent of a young child, you may be wondering if it’s time to set up their first eye appointment. Unless your son or daughter is younger than 6 months of age, the answer is “yes” according to the American Optometric Association or AOA. Eye exams for children […]

19 December 2019 Author: Kate Green T’is the season for healthy eyes   Christmas is just around the corner and you’re probably gearing up for a traditional roast dinner with turkey, sprouts and all the trimmings. However, if you fancy something a little different, you might want to consider a […]