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Protecting Your Eyes

Tennis playerDid you know…

  • Nearly half of traumatic eye injuries relate to ball sports
  • 45% of these occur in children under the age of 14
  • 90% of these are preventable

Polycarbonate is a lens material that is widely used for shatter-and-impact resistant lenses, and when combined with sturdy frame materials, makes for formidable eye protection.

There are hazards of sunlight and bright light that are harder to understand; namely, ultraviolet rays (UV) and Glare (extreme brightness). Protecting your eyes from these distracting, even dangerous elements is equally important to eye protection.

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Attention Patients: Office Closure until further notice due To COVID-19

Should you experience an ocular emergency please email us at info@corktowneyecare.com. Please mark the email as important, write “URGENT” in the subject line of the email and describe the symptoms you are experiencing in the body of the email and the phone number where you can be reached.

Emails will be answered between 6am-10pm daily. Outside of hours please call Telehealth Ontario 866-797-0000.

For more information, click here for a special message by Dr. Vakani.