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The latest in trends, eyewear, technology and what is new in the exciting world of eye care.

September 9th 2020

The Contact Lens That Allows You to See at All Distances!

Are you tired of taking your glasses off to read? Do you want to be free from glasses when enjoying a night out, going to work or staying active?


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August 27th 2020

Syntonic Phototherapy in Hamilton

Perception Eyecare Vision therapy Centre in Hamilton is one of the few places that provides syntonics to our patients!Syntonics has been used over 80+ years by optometrists. It is a great non-invasive treatment with great success rates.


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August 11th 2020

Is Your Child or Teenager Student Struggling in School?

Vision related learning problems are a lot more common than most teachers and parents realize. It is estimated that 80% of children with learning difficulties have a undiagnosed visual problem.


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Is Your Child or Teenager Student Struggling in School?

July 30th 2020

Tips to Improve Digital Eye Strain

As we all adjust to our new reality, another thing we must come to terms with is our increased screen time exposure. Some common symptoms you may suffer from include eye strain, fatigue, headaches, and blurry vision.


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Tips to Improve Digital Eye Strain

July 16th 2020

Allergies and your Eyes

Are you sneezing a lot this summer? Are your eyes watery and itchy throughout the day? Allergies can be a challenge to get through especially this time of the year.


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Allergies and your Eyes

June 30th 2020

Choosing Sunglasses

Dr. Shinger loves wearing sunglasses all year round so we asked her a few questions.


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Choosing Sunglasses

June 15th 2020

Kid’s First Eye Exam

Do you ever wonder how your infant or child sees the world? What if you knew that every 1 in 4 children have some type of visual disorder? Young children rarely complain about blurry vision since they do not know what normal vision looks like.


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Kid’s First Eye Exam<

May 28th 2020

The Wait Is Over … Eye Exams are Back!

We are excited to return to our new “normal” and have missed all of our wonderful patients! The safety and well-being of our patients, staff and doctors are our top priority. We want you to feel safe and confident when you enter through the doors of our clinic.


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Eye exams are back

April 6th 2020

The Benefits of Leafy Green

Both cooked and raw green leafy vegetables have many nutrients to keep the eye healthy. The important eye nutrients we get from these vegetables are lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-carotene, vitamin E, vitamin C, zinc, and fibre.1


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The Benefits of Leafy Green

March 30th 2020

COVID - 19 Information

Attention Perception Eyecare Patients, At this time, under the directive of the College of Optometrists of Ontario, Perception Eyecare will be closed until April 13th as a precaution to help protect our patients, team members and the community against the spread of COVID-19.


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COVID - 19 Information

March 16th 2020

The Myopia Epidemic and How It Affects You

Have you ever had trouble seeing things at a distance? Have you found yourself squinting in school or while driving? Have you wondered why you can’t see the details of something until you get closer to it? What you may have, is a condition called myopia.


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Myopia Epidemic

Febuary 18th 2020

Makeup Tips for Glasses Wearers

Dr. Shinger is not only a great Hamilton optometrist but she loves to spend her free time in the makeup aisles of Sephora. So we asked her for tips on making eye makeup pop with glasses, and here’s what she has learned over the years:


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Makeup Tips for Glasses Wearers

Febuary 5th 2020

Tips to Protect Your Eyes During the Winter

One of the most common complaints we see at our office in the winter is dry eye. If you notice eye irritation, itchiness, burning, eye redness, watery eyes, or the feeling of something in your eye then you may have dry eye.


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Tips to Protect Your Eyes During the Winter

January 20th 2020

Exciting News at Perception Eyecare

Perception Eyecare is happy to announce that we have launched a new app to make our client’s lives easier. With this app, you are able to order contact lenses and book appointments with the click of a button. It’s as simple as that! We can also send reminders of your upcoming appointments to you via text message.


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Exciting News at Perception Eyecare

Comprehensive Eye Exams

Our entire vision care team is committed to ensuring the comfort and satisfaction of each and every patient. Our optometrists provide comprehensive eye health and vision examinations to meet your specific visual needs.


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Perception Eyecare

Southmount Health Care Centre
(in the Fortinos Plaza)

35 Upper Centennial Parkway, Unit 1B
Stoney Creek, ON L8J 3W2


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