This year we decided the team at Ocean deserved some proper staff photos. No more Instagram selfies (those filters are so forgiving!), but something that makes it clear we’re proud to be unique with our own sense of style. The results were amazing, and this is the story behind those great shots. We’re fortunate in […]
The Coast’s Best of Halifax 2017
We make no bones about it, we love being part of the community of Halifax and, in particular, in playing our role as a downtown business. We also love being in Nova Scotia, our connection with the sea is a strong one! Practicing optometry in Nova Scotia means that we have to comply with the […]
Contact lens wearers are all idiots!
There, he said it! A series of recent encounters with contact lens wearers coming to us for the first time has led our optometrist, Dr. Euan McGinty, to this conclusion, shall we find out why? Dr. McGinty writes:- The eye is perhaps the most exquisitely sensitive organ in the body, one which provides information that […]
Please don’t come to us!
It may seems strange for any business to say that, but we sincerely mean it … in certain circumstances. In fact, by this stage you’ve maybe already decided that we’re not for you – that’s fine, move along! This is something which is quite core to everything we do here at Ocean Optometry and has […]
‘Tis the season!
Seasonally named eye conditions! We’re sure that you’ve come to recognise our optometrists, Dr. Euan McGinty and Dr. John Wilson, are eye geeks through and through. So for this holiday season, our eye guys thought they’d share some seasonal naming quirks for eye conditions! All of these are real eye conditions … well … almost […]
New York / Vision East Expo Days 1
What a week! Late March, our flights are all scheduled, we’ve re-jigged our diary and all prepared to take head down to New York on the first flight on Thursday morning to get us to our first workshop for 10 am. Taking the days out of Ocean’s diary is a big commitment for both Dr. […]
The eye examination … what do you see back there?
One of the greatest privileges of being an optometrist is to be able to look at our patient’s eyes in great detail, including right through the pupil to the back of the eye. The eye is an amazing organ with many intricate details which we routinely examine as part of our eye examinations and so […]
Students – change your underwear!
At this time of year we have many students filling the streets of our fair city. The sense of excitement the arrive with is almost visible in the air, their heads are filled with big thoughts, big dreams, great plans and (hopefully) a thirst for knowledge. It can also be a somewhat scary time for […]
Great Review of SALT. Optic’s Lodin sunglasses
Here at Ocean Optometry we love working with SALT. Optics, their range is designed for people who like simple things well made. A great example of this is their Lodin sunglasses: It’s great to see that we aren’t the only ones to think that SALT. make beautiful and trendy glasses, Men’s Journal also agrees. […]
Dog Days of Summer
We’re pleased to be part of the Dog Days of Summer event in Halifax. The CNIB is coming in with a guide dog to provide information and also show some of the low vision aids available. Leading up to and at the event we will happily minor adjustments, repairs, servicing and cleaning of glasses for […]