• Blog >
  • DR. BOB'S BLOG
RSS Feed

DR. BOB'S BLOG

Wondering what the black thread like blob is floating around in your vision!

It is called a floater.  A floater is a gel like substance in the back of the eye called the vitreous.  As you age changes to the vitreous can lead to floaters.  They can appear as black dots, lines, cobwebs or blobs. They are caused when the fibers inside the vitreous clump together.  If your floater changes in size or occurs more frequently you need to see your Optometrist immediately.  Especially if you see flashes of light, lose your side (peripheral) vision, develop eye pain or experience blurred vision or loss of vision.

Most often the floaters are just a nuisance and do not require any treatment.  You can move your eyes from side to side and then up and down to move the debris and the floaters will shift. 

If you have any questions, feel free to make an appointment with your Optometrist!







SATURDAYS:



September 26th - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

October 17th - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

October 31st - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

November 14th - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

November 28th - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

December 12th - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.




CONTACT LENS PROMOTION!!


4 boxes of Air Optix contact lenses for $113.00. ($25.75 a box -6 lenses) after mail-in-rebate of $40.00.
We stock the Air Optix contact lenses in our office
The Air Optix are also available in Colours!

Honey, gemstone green, brillant blue, sterling gray,
brown, green, blue, gray.
New Colours available! Amethyst, Turquoise and True Saphire

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Googleplus and Instagram!

Location

Find us on the map

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

*We are open two Saturdays a month.

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

*9:00 am-*1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed