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Dear Valued Patient, At Shelburne Primary EyeCare, the health and safety of our patients and employees is our top concern.

OUR OFFICE IS NOW CLOSED.
We are currently triaging urgent care patients by phone or email only (phone: 519-925-3320, email: info@shelburneeyecare.ca).

March 19, 2020: The directive for Health Care Providers from Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health states all non-essential elective services should cease until further notice. In the meantime, if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, such as a cough, fever, or are experiencing breathing difficulties, please contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000, your local public unit, or your primary care physician.

Please stay safe, healthy, and connected for any updates as this situation is changing rapidly.
Shelburne Primary EyeCare Team

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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Practice.

How to Disinfect Glasses to Help Prevent COVID-19

Coronavirus and Your Eyeglasses Did you know that our glasses (this includes the lenses and the frame) can potentially transfer viruses, such as COVID-19, to our eyes, nose, and mouth? This is because viruses — as well as bacteria —  are easily transferred from our surroundings to our hands and...

Coronavirus and Your Eyes – What You Should Know

As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, health professionals are demanding that people limit their personal risk of contracting the virus by thoroughly washing their hands, practicing social distancing, and not touching their nose, mouth, or eyes. In fact, it may surprise you to learn that the eyes play an...

Temporary Closure – Important Announcement

Dear Valued Patient, At Shelburne Primary Eyecare, the health and safety of our patients and employees is our top concern. OUR OFFICE IS NOW CLOSED. We are currently triaging urgent care patients by phone or email only (phone: 519-925-3320, email: info@shelburneeyecare.ca). March 19, 2020: The directive for Health Care Providers...

Visiting Your Optometrist During COVID-19

Is your eye doctor's appointment coming up? Are you worried about going to the eye clinic during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Rest assured, keeping our patients and staff are safe is our top priority.  We anticipate that this outbreak will continue for a while, and do not want our...

Dizziness and Balance: How Vision Plays a Vital Role

While vision may not seem to be the most important factor in maintaining balance, the brain relies on visual input to keep your world appearing both stable and leveled. Visual problems related to balance issues or dizziness can be effectively treated with neuro-optometric rehabilitation therapy.

How Safe Are Overnight Contact Lenses?

Wearing lenses overnight has been shown to be safe and effective in slowing down myopia progression in children. That said, many parents believe orthokeratology involves a higher risk factor than other contact lens modalities. Let's take an open and honest look at some of the issues.

Sink That Buzzer Beater With Sports Vision Training

March Madness is approaching and every college basketball player is dreaming of scoring the last 3-pointer that will win the game. However, to beat the buzzer one needs exceptional skills, including above-average visual skills. Learn how sports vision training can help.

Treating Your Non-Reader With Vision Therapy

Are you frustrated your bright child is not reading at the level you think they should be? They may actually be suffering from an issue in their visual system. Our practice can assess more than just 20/20 vision and use vision therapy to treat any vision-related learning issues that could be affecting your child.

Use Your Benefits in 2020 for Ortho-K

Use your new benefits to make 2020 your year of perfect vision. Ortho-k overnight lenses, which are particularly advantageous for myopic patients,  can be eligible for reimbursement with major savings accounts, such as HSA and FSA.

Building Your Child’s Confidence Through Vision Therapy

Vision therapy helps children with poor visual skills perform daily tasks more efficiently and with ease. This can lead to more success with school-work and sports, which, in turn, can have a positive effect on one's self-confidence.
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