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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The eye examination photo series – Part 1
We are always looking for new ways to share what we do at Ocean through our social media. To kick off 2015 with a blend of style and information, one of our optometrists and owners, Dr. John Wilson, decided to create a series of Instagram images showing the eye examination in 10 steps. We’ve already […]
‘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. […]
This is going to be a slightly difficult blog post to create, it shouldn’t be … and that’s part of the problem. This week actor and comedian Robin Williams ended his battle with mental health issues by taking his own life. At age 63 he was not going through some sort of growing pains or […]
New York / Vision East Expo … The Revenge!
After so many wonderful days of eye geekery, it was definitely time to head home. Day six was done, we had finished with the expo, safely hopped on board the shuttle bus headed to the airport and settled down. We traversed Manhattan on the way out and managed a last fleeting glimpse of some of […]
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 […]