When the snowy, cold air of winter rolls in we take steps to protect ourselves from cold and flu, but did you know that winter air presents issues for our vision health too?  The brisk wind and freezing temperatures take a toll on your skin and can also be harsh on your eyes. Let’s go

l.a. Eyeworks

On September 9, 1979 two high school friends, Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi, changed the perception of the eyecare industry with the launch of l.a. Eyeworks.  It started with a small storefront optical shop on Melrose Ave in Los Angeles, California to crossing international borders through Italy and Japan.  l.a. Eyeworks is a recognized brand

Eye Protection for Athletes

           Being physically active plays an incredibly important role in staying healthy. Even when you’re on the move, you should always be taking proper precautions to protect your eyes. Each set of glasses offers different benefits for the athlete. There are a few components that one should consider when choosing the
Many people know they need a prescription from an optometrist to purchase eyeglasses. However, few understand why their eyeglasses prescription is different from their contact lens prescriptions.  Many incorrectly assume there is one universal prescription that fits all.  While different brands of eyeglasses lenses can use the same prescription, contact lens prescriptions are different as

Why Choose 360 Eyecare?

Mission Statement: 360 Eyecare’s mission is to provide and ensure the most comprehensive delivery of eyecare through multiple office locations, unifying the care embodied by the brand. Vision Statement: 360 Eyecare strives to create an environment where optometrists and optical staff work cohesively to serve the needs of their patients’ eye health and eyewear needs.
On Wednesday, May 29th we celebrated the opening of our third 360 Eyecare location in Toronto, 360 Eyecare – Rosedale. From 11:00am until 2:00pm we had a tent set up outside of our location on Bloor Street East and invited the public to help us celebrate our grand opening with complimentary beverages and ice cream,

Eye exams for children

Vision is a critical part of a child’s education.  Up to 80% of children’s early learning is acquired through visual processing.  Routine eye exams are an integral part of a child’s health and to ensure that learning is optimized.  It is recommended that children have their first eye exam at the age of six months
Corneal topography, also known as photokeratoscopy, is a medical imaging technique used for mapping the cornea’s anterior surface. This diagnostic tool creates a map of your cornea’s surface curvature. The data collected can then be viewed in different formats including axial, sagittal and elevations view. Why corneal topography? The human’s cornea is responsible for more
The rate of dry eye syndrome has been examined more closely in recent years in teens and adolescents. Studies have been conducted to examine several factors such as dry eye symptoms, signs, rate of blinking and the quality of blinks taken. Blinking is your eyes way of lubricating and keeping the eye surface moist. There

Eye exam beyond the Prescription

What’s really involved in a Comprehensive Eye Examination People might hear it often that they need to get their eyes checked on regular basis, but many still don’t quite understand why this is important.  The aim of this article is to demystify what goes on in a typical routine comprehensive eye exam and the importance