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Precautions for Contact Lens Users during COVID-19 Challenges

covid 19

  The coronavirus (CoV), scientifically referred to as SARS-CoV-2, which causes the COVID 19 disease has posed the biggest global challenge in modern history. Although research is still ongoing, we currently know that the disease is mainly transmitted through contact with the eyes, nose and mouth. So, what does this mean for a person who […]

Kitchener Optometrist With Exceptional Services

Kitchener Optometrist With Exceptional Services

When looking for an optometrist in Kitchener, several different factors make some offices stand out from the rest. Discount eyeglasses stores will claim to give you cheap exams and even cheaper glasses, but when it comes to your vision, do you really want to go to a chain store? Here at KW Vision Centre, your […]

Transition lenses

Transitions lenses are optical lenses that darken on exposure to specific types of light of sufficient intensity, most commonly ultraviolet (UV) radiation. In the absence of activating light the lenses return to their clear state. Transitions lenses may be made of glass, poly carbonate, or another plastic. They are principally used in eyeglasses that are […]

How to find the most comfortable contact lenses

Nothing can be more frustrating than having to wear a set of contact lenses that are uncomfortable. It is certainly recommended that you book an eye-test with your local optometrist in Kitchener if your eyes don’t feel or look good when wearing your contact lenses. While there are a few tips for solving short term […]

My Eyeglasses Purchased Online Are Not Working!

  Why are my eyeglasses purchased online not working? As most people know by now, the assumed ease and convenience of online shopping has hit the eye wear market. From sunglasses to single-vision prescription lenses to multifocal glasses, many patients are attempting to buy online. However, as so many of these customers have experienced, there is more to buying online […]

Sunglass Lenses

With summer just around the corner, sunglasses are a must for anyone looking to protect their eyes from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. Sunglasses have an extensive history. For example, Inuit people wore flattened walrus ivory “glasses,” that contained narrow slits to look through which helped to block the damaging reflective rays of […]


Presbyopia: “My Arms Aren’t Long Enough Anymore” Everyone of us living an average North American lifespan will encounter a visual condition called presbyopia. This condition occurs between the ages of 40 and 45, and consists of a progressively diminished ability to focus on near objects due to the hardening of the eye’s natural lens. Presbyopia […]