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Why Should I Buy Glasses from My Optometrist?

A woman trying on a pair of brown glasses while choosing from eyeglasses at her local optometry.

Choosing the right eyewear can be a daunting task, especially with so many options available online and in retail stores.  But there’s an often-overlooked option that could save you time and provide better quality—buying glasses from your optometrist.  Buying glasses from your optometrist supports a local business, and it means you get personalized care. Additionally, […]

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Have You Been Diagnosed with Macular Degeneration? Now What?

First things first: take a deep breath—it will be okay. Macular degeneration is usually slow, and there is no need to panic. The following blog post should be an informative and instructional resource for your reference. What Is Macular Degeneration? Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that affects your macula and central vision. […]

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Good, Better, and Best Multifocal Lens Designs

Lens design, like lens material, has a profound impact on why some glasses cost more than others. The “good, better, best” model in progressive lens design refers to offering a range of options to meet different visual needs and preferences. Progressive lenses, also known as multifocal lenses, are used to correct presbyopia, a condition that […]

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How Long Does Digital Eye Strain Last?

A man sitting at a desk in an office with his laptop and holding his glasses in his right hand as he rubs his eyes

In today’s hyper-connected world, our eyes are more fatigued than ever before. With work, entertainment, and even social interactions requiring prolonged screen time, the phenomenon of digital eye strain is a growing concern. For the diligent workers of the digital era—remote employees, students, gamers—digital eye strain is uncomfortable and can affect long-term eye health. But […]

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Myopia: The New Epidemic

In today’s digital age, our eyes are constantly exposed to screens, books, and other near-work activities, which can contribute to the rise of myopia, or nearsightedness, particularly in children. The need for effective myopia management solutions has never been more urgent.  Why are we so concerned about myopia? The higher your prescription is, the higher […]

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Collingwood Optometry

We’re located right off Hume Street across from Collingwood General and Marine Hospital. If you have any trouble finding us, please give us a call.

  • 460 Hume St. Unit 1
  • Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 1W6

CWood Eyecare

Find us off Hurontario Street, just down from Collingwood’s Town Hall. If you have any trouble finding us, please give us a call.

  • 115 Hurontario St. Suite 203
  • Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 2L9

Municipal parking available on Hurontario Street or Ste Marie Street

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