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All about Computer Vision

Health experts recommend limiting computer time to two or fewer hours per day. Most Canadians’ jobs involve staring at a screen five to seven hours a day, and that doesn’t include leisure activities like video games or watching movies. It’s not surprising that our bodies are beginning to suffer, and...

New from Zeiss lenses: Freeform Lens Design into Standard Single Vision Lenses

We have had some amazing new technology advancements in our Single Vision lenses from Zeiss!  Bare with me, as there may be some more technical information included in the article here, for those eye nerds that want all the inside technology info! Standard single vision, whether spherical or aspherical has...

Website Updates!

Hello there friends! Welcome to the not so new but much improved Eye Care Nanaimo Blog!  Here we will be posting upcoming research, frame styles, brand information and so much more!  This will be a great resource for anyone who wants to learn more about healthy eyes and proper eye...

Glaucoma:  The Silent Thief 

Glaucoma refers to a family of diseases that damage the optic nerve and is one of the leading causes of blindness in Canada.  It is a progressive disease that most frequently occurs in individuals over the age of 40, with the risk of the disease increasing with age.  There is also a greater risk of developing glaucoma for people with diabetes, high blood pressure, a history of eye injuries or a family history of glaucoma. Read more on the symptoms and treatments for Glaucoma.

COVID-19 Office Updates

Covid 19 Pandemic Protocols We are open; However we are observing Social distancing protocols. We ask that you schedule an appointment for all visits to our office. This includes examinations and visits to our dispensary.  When you do visit our clinic, you will notice changes to our process that are...

RateMDs.com -See what people are saying!

This is a great site for patients to read reviews about our doctors.  Dr. Plug is currently  rated the #1 Optometrist in Nanaimo!  Read more...  ...
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