Keeping your eyes healthy and well-cared for is a vital part of your overall health, and booking regular appointments for checkups with the friendly and professional staff at Stoney Creek’s Unique Vision Centre ensures an enjoyable visit with the very best in personalized optical services.

You know the service is outstanding when 80 per cent of a business’s customers are referrals, and that is just the case at Unique Vision Centre. All members of your family, from young to old, should have regular eye checkups to make sure their vision is clear and that there aren’t any underlying health issues, such as glaucoma or high blood pressure.

Vision concerns can occur at any age, but some common ones to have checked out include eye muscle co-ordination, the ability to fixate, crossed eyes, cataracts, pink eye, nearsightedness or farsightedness, astigmatism, and eyelid health.

Besides thorough checkups, Unique Vision Service offers an outstanding selection of designer eyewear including Armani, Maui Jim™, Dolce & Gabbana, Wiley X®, Burberry, Coach™, Michael Kors®, Versace, Ray-Ban®, Polo Ralph Lauren® and Vogue Eyewear, to name a few. Contact lenses, which can also be reordered online, include Acuvue®, Air Optix® and Bausch & Lomb. Maybe you’re looking for sunglasses; if so, save money by ordering them at the same time as your regular glasses. Unique Vision Centre also offers convenient on-site eye exams, direct billing and one-hour service if needed.



If you require special task or sports eyewear, Unique Vision has you covered with an array of products for skiing, swimming, shooting, cycling and more. There’s also an impressive selection of eyewear for children, so come in to take a look at what they offer.

For more information or to book an appointment, contact Unique Vision Centre at 905-662-4000. They are located at 259 Highway 8, Unit 6, in Stoney Creek. Visit their website at, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or follow them on Twitter.If you’ve been skipping regular eye exams, it’s time to take a second look at the importance of having a trained professional check out your vision. An on-site optometrist can make sure everything is healthy, while a licensed optician can assist in proper frame and lens selection, plus the proper fitting of new eyewear, in the convenience of your own home, if desired.


Unique Vision Centre in Stoney Creek provides you and your family with the best in personalized optical services, from initial consultations to long-term preventative services conducted by a fully-qualified optician. At Unique Vision Centre, we strive to deliver exceptional customer service and ongoing after care to offer you the most complete optical experience in the area. It’s the reason why clients keep coming back and referring their friends and family.


Maintaining optimal eye health means a schedule of regular checkups and, in cases where eyewear is required, ensuring you’re wearing the right product for your eyes. Our professional Unique Vision Centre staff provides you with ongoing education related to the current health of your eyes and the vision correction products you choose. We offer convenient eye examinations, direct billing to insurance companies and one hour service on most prescriptions, so you don’t have to wait to start seeing things in a whole new light.

At Unique Vision Centre, we want you to feel comfortable the moment you walk in our door. Your experience when shopping for a look that suits you should be an enjoyable one, not rushed or pressured. Come in and browse our wide range of eyewear and sunglasses, from top designer brand names including Armani, Maui Jim, D&G, Wiley X, Burberry, Coach, Michael Kors, Versace, Ray-Ban, Polo, Vogue and more. Whether you’re looking for the latest in European fashion or something with a more North American flair, we have it in stock and ready for you to try on. We also feature a great variety of special task eyewear for and a stylish selection of children’s eyewear.

Common vision concerns, by age

  Tuesday, 28 July 2015 00:00

The eyes are not only the windows to your soul, they’re an accurate barometer of your general health and wellbeing. Here are the most common vision concerns, by stage of life.


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Your paediatrician will examine your baby’s eyes at one of her first visits, testing alignment, ability to fixate, coordination of eye muscles, response to light and eyelid health and function.

Potential problems include crossed eyes, drooping eyelid (amblyopia or Lazy Eye), childhood cataracts, Pink Eye (conjunctivitis), vibrating eyes (nystagmus) and watery eyes.


Nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism are the most common eye conditions found in children. They can be easily treated with corrective lenses. Your optometrist will also screen for the above-listed problems.


Most common at this age is the development and progression of nearsightedness, or myopia. If teens have worn eyeglasses for a while, they may want to consider contact lenses. Those who play sports are at high risk for serious eye injury and must wear adequate eye protection...