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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month – take the test to assess your risk factor for diabetes

The current number of people living with diabetes in Canada is approximately 3.3 million and sadly the prevalence of type 2 diabetes is increasing dramatically with current estimates confidently predicting a doubling of cases by 2025. In addition to a host of systemic diseases diabete
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Barrie eye doctor – what you need to know about glaucoma

Coming to an optometrist means that you are getting a complete eye exam, not just a prescription check.  While the spectacle prescription is important, people often do not realize the other things that we screen for, one of which is glaucoma.  Here is the skinny on glaucoma.  You may
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Dr. Mei-Ling Chan Optometry in Barrie can help you cope with the itchy and watery eyes associated with spring eye allergies

Looking forward to spring but not the itchy, watery eyes that spring allergens bring?  With the warmer weather also comes the world of spring allergens – weeds, spores, grass, tree pollens.  For those who suffer from seasonal allergic conjunctivitis, symptoms of itching, burning/sting
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Annual diabetic eye exam is important and covered by OHIP

If you are a diabetic, your physician has probably already informed you of the risks that poorly controlled diabetes can pose to your kidneys and your eyes.  Left unchecked, poorly controlled diabetes can cause permanent damage to your retina, which may eventually lead to blindness. F
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