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 […]
What a year, 2015! (Part 2)
2015 was a year filled with just so much awesomeness that we had to split the review in to two parts, madness I hear you cry, but that’s just how it is! July So for some if you’ve read the first part of the review (and it would be rude to get to this stage […]
What a year, 2015! (Part 1)
It’s that time of year when you reflect somewhat and look forward even more, this is exactly what I did when I realised that it’d been a few months since our last blog! Oops – there’s a New Year’s Resolution right there! Must do better! 2015 … WOW! What a great year! As a young […]
Omega 3 Supplements (Part 2)
We continue our series of questions reviewing the benefits of Omega-3 fish oils with Drs. Wilson and McGinty (part one available here). 4. Can I not just eat more fish and not use supplements? “YES!!!!!!! is the short answer. You would need to eat approximately 3.5oz of fish every day to acquire the desired daily […]
Omega 3 Supplements (Part 1)
Here at Ocean, Dr’s Wilson and McGinty are strong advocates of the use of Omega-3 fish oil for the health of your eyes, especially when a patient has dry eyes. We decided to interview our optometrists to find out more and answer some of the common questions that you may have about Omega-3 fish oils […]
‘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 […]
What exactly is a comprehensive eye examination?
When you schedule your eye examination at Ocean Optometry, you can be sure that we are going to take very good care of you and your eyes. Many people may wonder what is involved in an eye examination and may even be a little nervous about it, so let’s try to demystify it a little. […]
Dry Eye – an interview with our optometrists
Dry eye complaints are something both our optometrists, Dr. John Wilson and Dr. Euan McGinty are seeing more and more of in their day to day consultations. With people spending more time doing visually intensive tasks, working on computer screens for extended periods and working in environments with controlled atmospheres which are often dry, it […]
New York / Vision East Expo Day 5
Hard to believe that this is our fifth day in NYC, this is turning into quite the marathon event. Looking at our schedule we knew that this was going to be a busy day, we had a lot of appointments, and quite a special day – we would only be spending half of it at […]
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 […]