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From Dr. Singh

Dr. Singh tries to communicate as much specific information as possible during eye examinations but she has posted some information pages below which hopefully add some updated eye and vision information, applicable to the Waterloo area in general and our practice in particular.

Dr. Singh's Articles
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When I was a kid, I thought I had super powers because I could see tiny little dots or strings that nobody else could! I even went as far as naming them (Bob and Alice)!

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How is it that one has had perfect vision their whole life and at 40 reading is not as easy as it used to be? Well the good news is that this means you’re human and it is a natural part of life.

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I am near-sighted. For a long time (especially before Optometry school), I struggled with what this meant and how to remember the difference between being near-sighted and far-sighted.

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Picture this. You’re sitting in your office staring at your computer screen, there is a fast approaching deadline. You don’t have time to take your eyes off the screen.

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Glaucoma first affects this peripheral vision before getting anywhere near the central vision. This is why it’s called the silent thief of vision because we often don’t notice our side vision shrinking over time until it’s too late!

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Remember when we used to pull out our handy dandy notebook and pen to jot some notes down in class? Well, that has quickly changed to pulling out a handy dandy ChromeBook.

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Imagine waking up and not having to frantically search for a pair of glasses to start your day. But Dr. Singh, how is this possible since I’ve been wearing glasses/CL my whole life?