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Located at 6-3850 Green Falls Drive
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Are dry eyes a challenge?

Do your eyes burn? You may be suffering from Dry Eye Syndrome. You don’t have to live with discomfort and irritation. There are simple environmental and dietary solutions:

Use preservative free moisturizing drops – artificial tears, or lubricating eye drops, will help your dry eyes feel better. * Don’t confuse artificial tears with formulas that “get the red out.”

Hot compresses with a heat mask can heat masks will sooth dry eye symptoms.

Improve indoor air quality – an air cleaner filters out dust and other particles from the air, while a humidifier adds moisture to air that’s dry because of air conditioning or heating.

Wear well-fitted sunwear – when outdoors, always wear sunglasses to reduce exposure to sun, wind and dust.

Drink more liquids – mild dehydration can make dry eye problems worse. Experts agree that about 20% of the water your body needs comes from the food you eat, while the rest originates from the liquids you drink. The best choices are water, 100% fruit and vegetable juices, and milk.

Add supplements and boost your diet – studies have found that nutritional supplements with certain essential fatty acids can decrease dry eye symptoms. Eat more cold-water fish such as sardines, cod, herring and salmon, which contain omega-3 fatty acids.

A prescription medication for dry eye may be a good choice for you. Doctor Patterson will help prescribe the right dry eye regimen for your total eye health!

Pop in and see us about the many changes that will turn your desert into an oasis!

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Dear Valued Patient,

Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, we have decided to postpone all Routine Eye Care, Optical, and Vision Therapy Appointments, Effective Immediately. We will be available Tuesday-Friday 9:00AM – 4:00PM for Ocular Emergencies, by appointment only.

In our attempts to be as socially distant as possible and to protect you, our staff and all of our families, we recommend staying at home and following all of the precautions that have been set out by the city, province and the nation.

If you have specific questions about glasses, contact lenses or any other non-emergency / non-essential items please email us at admin@nexusvisioncentre.ca and we will do our best to accommodate your request. As part of our services, we are happy to provide you the option of having your contact lenses sent directly to your home. If you currently have items on order, we will be in touch with you to make arrangements.

Reducing our availability to Ocular Emergencies reduces the burden of the Emergency rooms in the hospitals and reducing the risk of spreading the coronavirus.

Please stay home as much as possible and stay safe. We will be updating as we learn more about the COVID-19 situation.

Thank you from Dr. Chad Patterson and the Nexus Vision Centre Team.