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We are located at 189 Huron Street in Stratford, ON

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Welcome to Stratford Family Eye Care

12We believe in giving you the best care possible with a thorough eye examination using modern instrumentation and technology. Our office believes in providing excellent quality and stylish frames. Once you have had your comprehensive eye examination, our highly trained staff will help you select a frame best suited for you in style and function. We carry many name brand frames including Michael Kors, Burberry, Dolce and Gabbana, Kate Spade, Ray-Ban and Hugo Boss. We believe in high quality, but also price sensitivity, and our frame selection also includes economically priced frames. The lens is also designed and selected specifically for your visual needs and all of our lenses come with a 60-day adaption guarantee.

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What is Orthokeratolgy (Ortho-K)?

Did you ever wish you could wake up in the morning being able to see perfectly? By wearing Ortho-K lenses nightly, you can correct your vision if you are nearsighted to close to perfect vision. Your eye doctor will fit you with GP lenses that gently correct the shape of the front of your eye when you sleep. The correction remains for a day or two, so you must continue to use the contacts nightly if you want to maintain good vision during the day. Interested in trying Ortho-K lenses? Book a consultation today.

How do I know if I have Dry Eye?

Dry eye can cause quite a few symptoms, anything from the eyes actually feeling dry to the eyes watering often, or having a burning, itchy, or irritated feeling. One of the most common symptoms is the eyes feeling gritty or like something is in your eye. Most people will often experience blurred vision since the tears, which comprise the outermost surface of the eye, are unstable.

What can I do to prevent dry eyes?

Dry eyes are caused by many factors. If you know you have dry eyes, try to pay attention to what makes them feel better or worse. For example, do not blow your hair dryer directly towards your eyes. Add moisture to the air with a humidifier. Use eye protection outdoors like wrap around sunglasses or other protective eyewear. Be mindful of changes in your environment (traveling). Position your computer screen below eye level. Stop smoking and avoid smoky areas. Supplement with lubricating eye drops and Omega 3 (orally).

How do allergies directly affect the eyes?

Chronic allergies may lead to permanent damage to the tissue of your eye and eyelids. If left untreated, it may even cause scarring of the conjunctiva, the membrane covering the inner eyelid that extends to the whites of the eyes. Ocular allergies can make contact lens wear almost impossible and is one of the many causes of contact lens drop-out. Most common allergy medications will tend to dry out the eyes, and relying on nasal sprays containing corticosteroids can increase the pressure inside your eyes, causing other complications such as glaucoma.

Wondering if you have DES?

Dry eye is a condition affecting the front surface of the eye that is caused by either a low volume of tears or because the quality of your tears is poor. Your natural tears provide moisture & nourishment to the front surface of the eye. Any change in the normal chemistry of your tears can start contributing to dry eye issues.

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Find out if you are at risk for dry eye, what the symptoms of dry eye are, and what dry eye treatment options are available.

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As a parent, it’s normal to wonder whether your preschooler has a vision problem or when you should schedule your child’s first eye exam.

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Computer Vision Syndrome describes a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer use.

If you experience flashes and floaters, loss of vision, double vision, swelling, infection or any eye emergency, contact us immediately for guidance. We’ll help you with the best treatment to prevent complications and promote long-lasting clear eyesight.Please call our office at: 519-271-2020 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel your need to find the nearest emergency room.

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Stratford Family Eye Care

189 Huron St.
Stratford, ON N5A 5S9

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HOURS

  • 8:00 AM - 5:15 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:15 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:15 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:15 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Closed
Special Office Hours:
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* Closed long weekends.

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