Items filtered by date: July 2015 - Unique Vision Centre

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.

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Tuesday, 28 July 2015 00:00

Common vision concerns, by age

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...

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