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Congratulations to Island Eyecare!

We wanted to tell our loyal patients (and soon to be patients) that we were nominated for the important Vital Employer Excellence Award.  As you probably know,...

12 Tips for Optimal Eye Health

Good Eye Care Habits & Hygiene By practicing good eye care habits and hygiene, you can prevent many vision problems from occurring. Eye problems and...

Wearing Colored Contact Lenses This Halloween? Beware and Take Care!

Countless adults, teens and even children will be wearing colored contact lenses this Halloween, but few are aware of the risks involved. Ever wondered what...

Sports-Related Eye Injuries

September Is Sports Eye Safety Month! Ocular sports trauma is among the leading causes of permanent vision loss in North America. Tens of thousands of...

We’ve Been Nominated for 2 Awards!

Dr. MacInnis and Island Eyecare have been nominated for 2 awards from the Cape Breton Chamber of Commerce: The Business of the Year Award is...

Summer Heat Wave and Your Eyes

This summer, heat waves with scorching temperatures have hit communities nationwide, making an already hot summer even hotter. With high temps and heat waves in...

UV Safety Awareness Month

July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and no wonder! With the summer sun out in full force, it’s now more important than ever to protect...

Cape Breton-born Optometrist Happy to Return to Island

Since he was in high school, optometrist Dr. Shaun MacInnis knew he wanted to do something related to medicine. But his stomach for surgeries wasn’t...

Top 4 Eyecare Tips for Summer Vacation

This summer, whether you're headed across state lines on a family road trip, flying off to Europe, grabbing a quick weekend getaway, or taking a...

Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month. During this important time, people living with cataracts (and their loved ones) are encouraged to talk about their personal experiences...

Help! My Child Doesn’t Want to Wear Glasses!

Do your kids need glasses in order to see clearly? Maybe they have a strong case of nearsightedness, perhaps they have astigmatism, or another type...

Mental Health and Your Vision

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the USA; in Canada, Mental Health week is May 6th to 12th. Since 1949, it has been observed...

Parkinson’s Awareness Month and Your Vision

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month in the USA and Canada, a time when those living with the disorder, their family members, friends, and community come...

Top 5 Tips for Managing Eye Allergies This Spring

Spring is a season of new beginnings, when the cold harsh winter months are behind us, flowers bloom, and people begin spending more time outdoors....

Women's Health and Your Vision

March 8th is International Women's Day, a day when women are honored and their accomplishments celebrated worldwide. From medicine to law, entrepreneurship to corporate leadership,...

Women’s Health and Your Vision

March 8th is International Women's Day, a day when women are honored and their accomplishments celebrated worldwide. From medicine to law, entrepreneurship to corporate leadership,...

Dr Prendergast at Island WISE

Our very own Dr Jessica Prendergast was the keynote speaker at the CBU Island Wise event this weekend! This is an annual event that celebrates...

We have new optometrists!

We've been lucky to attract two new optometrists to join Dr MacInnis at our clinic! Both Dr Jessica Prendergast and Dr Ashley Chiasson are from...

What's in Your Household Cleaning Supplies?

Most of us have the basics: bleach, oven cleaner, air freshener, furniture polish, and window spray. Did you know that chemicals found in these kinds...

School and Vision: 2 Important Partners

It’s February and that means we’re smack in the middle of winter, which is also the middle of the school year. It’s the season when...

What You Need to Know About Glaucoma – The Sneak Thief of Sight

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma, a silent eye disease, is the most common form of irreversible blindness in the world....

World Braille Day 2019

Each year during the month of January we recognize World Braille Day which gives us the opportunity to take a moment and appreciate the incredible...

Are Nerf Guns a Dangerous Holiday Present?

Nerf Guns: Popular, Projectile... Safe? With the newest Nerf guns and blasters reigning at the top of lists for the most popular toys this holiday season,...

Instant savings on Alcon Contacts!

Is it time to reorder your contact lenses? Not only do we have competitive pricing, but now we can offer instant savings, up to $100,...

12 Days of Christmas Sale!

Starting Dec 4th, and running until Dec 22nd, we are going to feature one designer brand of frames at 25% off each day! Tune in...

8 Tips to Relieve Winter Dry Eyes

Whether you live in a climate with cold winter weather or you are planning a ski trip up north, winter can be a challenge if...

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes is becoming much more prevalent around the globe. According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 425 million adults were living with diabetes in the...

Gucci is here!

We're happy to add the Gucci line to our growing list of frames. You can learn more about Gucci here or come on in to try...

Have an Eye Safe Halloween

Brush Up Before You Dress Up Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year for children and adults alike. When else do...

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and...

Progressive Myopia: When Your Child’s Vision Keeps Getting Worse

What Is Progressive Myopia? Nearsightedness or myopia is one of the most prevalent eye disorders worldwide and its incidence is increasing. In fact by 2050,...

Sunglass Winner

Say hello to our National Sunglasses Day contest winner - John MacDonald! He's styling now in his new Rayban with polarized lenses. looking good John!...

Reno Update

Well, our renos are coming right along! It's been a big transformation thus far, with some road still to travel. Here's how things have been...

The Dangers of An Online Eye Test

An online eye test may seem like a convenient way to check your vision or get an eyeglass prescription but beware, these tests aren’t all...

Signs That Your Child Has a Vision Problem

Healthy eyes and good vision are essential for your child’s growth and development. In fact, learning is 80% visual, which means a child’s success in...

Eye Dangers in the Dorm – Eye Health for College Students

It’s almost back to school time for college students and whether this is your first time away from home or you are already a pro,...

It’s Reno Time!

Our office is going to look a lot different in a few months! Our renovations are beginning so we'll show a peek at the start...

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

While it may seem like a harmless action, rubbing your eyes can actually cause a lot of damage. There are a number of different reasons...

Ocular Migraines

Migraine Awareness Month: An ocular migraine is any migraine headache that involves a visual disturbance such as flashes of light, seeing stars or zigzags or...

How-to Guide for Buying Sunglasses

Sure, sunglasses might add the final touches to your chic ensemble, but the real reason to purchase your shades is to protect your eyes from...

Sports Vision Deconstructed

Vision is a critical component to succeed as an athlete and this doesn’t just mean having 20/20 vision. There are a number of visual processes...

7 Eye Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

While we all know that regular eye exams can help detect warning signs of disease and prevent vision loss, many people fail to seek medical...

Women’s Eye Health – 7 Tips for Optimal Vision for Life

April is Women’s Eye Health Month in the USA and May is Healthy Vision month in Canada too, so let’s take the opportunity to look...

Ultraviolet Light and your Eyes

If you want strong, healthy eyes and clear vision for life, a major step you can take is to protect your eyes from UV radiation. ...

Should I Be Concerned When My Eyelid Twitches?

We all experience the occasional eyelid twitch, which is when the muscle of the eyelid spasms involuntarily. Usually, it comes and goes without intervention and...

Dining in the Dark Fundraiser

We were proud to be a Bronze sponsor of Dining in the Dark last week. This was our third year taking part in the fundraiser...

Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

Infant Eyesight Despite nine months of growth in utero, babies are not born with fully developed eyes and vision - just like they can't walk...

AMD Awareness Could Save Your Vision

It’s that time of the year again. Each February, the optometric community bands together to create awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a...

Morning closure Jan 30

We'll be closed this morning and will reassess at noon. Stay safe!...

Having Trouble With Night Driving?

For those of you struggling with night driving, or doing a lot of it, we're happy to now offer the Zeiss Drive Safe lens. We...

Trouble Seeing at Night? All About Night Blindness

At this time of year when the sun sets early, many people are affected by night blindness. Night blindness or nyctalopia refers to difficulty seeing at...

New Myopia Control comes to Island Eyecare!

We are very excited to congratulate Dr MacInnis on becoming one of the first optometrists in the country to be certified to fit the MiSight...

The Sneak Thief of Sight

It’s that time of year again. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to create awareness about this potentially devastating...

Closing Jan 4

Due to the winter weather approaching we will be closing at 1:00 pm today, January 4th. Stay safe!...

Don’t Let Snow Blindness Ruin Your Winter Vacation

While most people have sunglasses high on their packing list for a tropical vacation, many people don’t consider it as much of a priority for...

6 Crazy Holiday Eye Injuries to Avoid

As the season to deck the halls arrives, make sure that you aren’t one of the many people who find themselves celebrating in the urgent...

Holiday Hours

With the holidays here, we have some updated hours: December 23 - Closed December 26 - Closed December 27 - 9:00 am - 4:45 pm...

New Frame Lines

We've added two new frame lines! First, we added some petite frames from the Mexx line. A great option for the lady who finds most...

A New Way to Clean Your Lenses

Do you have trouble cleaning your lenses? Try wiping them with cloths and sprays, but still have streaks? Check out our new Peeps cleaners to...

10 Eye Healthy Foods to Eat This Year

The New Year is coming and many people include healthier eating and exercise in their resolutions for the year ahead. Well other than weight loss...

Women and Diabetes – World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. This year, the theme of World Diabetes Day is women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future....

Closed November 11th

Just a reminder we will be closed Saturday, November 11th for the Remembrance Day Holiday.  ...

Sydney Connects ’17

On November 6th we had a great day volunteering with the Sydney Connects/Under the Umbrella function. This was our third year hosting the event that provides...

What You Need to Know to Help World Blindness

October is World Blindness Awareness Month, an initiative started to help the public to understand the realities of visual impairment and how it affects the...

Halloween Eye Safety

October has arrived and that means many people are already starting to plan for upcoming costume parties and trick-or-treating for the Halloween season. This is...

Our staff are certified!

Congratulations to Kim, Carissa, and Brittany on becoming Canadian Certified Optometric Assistants! This course involved 36 weeks learning extra optometric skills and knowledge involving anatomy and...

Swarovski Glasses Are Here!

We are happy to announce that the Swarovski frame line up is now available! Here are a few pics to get you excited:...

Book your next appointment online!

Wish you could book your appointment without making a phone call? Well, now you can! We are happy to allow our patients the ability to...

How do we test preschool kids?

Have you ever wondered how we can test kids that don't know their letters? View this video to learn more. On top of what is...

Back to School!

We were having some fun setting up our new kids frames, but when these two showed up we had a LOT of fun! We have lots of...

Inside a Life With Color Vision Deficiency

What’s it like to be color blind? Contrary to what the name implies, color blindness usually does not actually mean that you don’t see any...

Summer Sale!

Come on in and check out our summer sale! Save 30% off selected frames, including styles by RayBan, Kliik, Kate Spade, Humphries, and more....

Welcome to our New Website

We invite you to take a look around our new site to get to know our practice and learn about eye and vision health. You...

Pink, Stinging Eyes?

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most frequently seen eye diseases, especially in kids. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria or...

How to Safely View the Great American Eclipse of 2017

On August 21st, for the first time since 1979, a solar eclipse will be visible across North America. What's even more historic is that it...

Are Your Eyes Sensitive to Light?

Light sensitivity, also known as photophobia, is a condition in which bright light - either natural sunlight or artificial light -  can cause significant discomfort,...

Got a Shiner!

What Exactly Is a Black Eye? A black eye, also known as a periorbital hematoma, is usually not an injury of the actual eye (which...

Summer Hours Update

Just a reminder that we will be closed for Saturdays in July. Enjoy your summer!...

Cataract Awareness and Prevention

It's National Cataract Awareness Month According to the World Health Organization, cataracts are responsible for 51% of cases of blindness worldwide - although this blindness...

Nike Golf Lens

Did you know some sunglasses may be hindering your golf game? Listen as Dr MacInnis explains:...

Closed June 3rd for Wedding

We will be closed June 3rd to celebrate the wedding of a team member. We will be back to help you on Tuesday June 6th....

Are You Ignoring Your Dry Eyes?

You Don’t Have to Live With Dry Eyes Have you noticed that your eyes feel chronically dry, itchy, scratchy or even sometimes watery? Many people...

Win 1 of 4 Rounds of Golf!

Golf season has arrived and so have our special golf sunglasses from Nike! Every person who comes in to try on a pair of our...

Closed May 20th

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Does Smoking Affect Vision?

Eye Doctors Weigh In: How Smoking Can Harm Your Vision & Eye Health We all know that smoking is bad for you, especially the risks that...

Walk for Dog Guides

May is Vision Health Month and to get into the spirit we're joining a fundraiser. On May 28th we will have a team entered in...

Sjogren’s Awareness Month – Understanding The Invisible Disease 

In honor of Sjogren’s Awareness month, eye care providers are helping to spread the word to increase awareness about this hard-to-diagnose disease. Sjogren’s is a...

New Frame Lines Have Arrived!

We're happy to add two new frames lines to our optical! We now have the ECO and MODO lines on display in office. They are...

We Now Have An Online Store!

We are happy to roll out our new online store, eyeshop.ca, together with Eye Recommed (a group of Canadian Optometrists). You can now reorder contact...

Easter Hours

The Easter bunny is coming so we will have a few extra days off. We will be closed Good Friday and Saturday the 15th. Happy...

April is Women's Eye Health and Safety Month

Hey women! Did you know that women are more likely to suffer from vision problems and are at higher risk of permanent vision loss than...

Closed today, March 30th.

It's a  We'll stay closed for the rest of the day and try to find those groundhogs that said it would be a short winter......

The Right (and the Wrong) Way to Clean Your Glasses

There is nothing worse than a dirty spot on your glasses - well except perhaps many dirty spots or smudges. When that happens, most of...

It’s Time to Talk About Blue Light

Workplace Eye Safety Month Blue light. Do you know what it is? Do you know where it comes from, or how it can be harmful...

March Opening Hours Update

There are a few changes to our hours with March break coming up. March 9, 10, and 14-16 we will be open 9-4:30. March 11th...

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of...

Closed today, Feb 14th

We'll be closed today due to mother nature. Get the snowblowers warmed up and shovels dusted off, wintwer is here!...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the...

Closure Update

It looks like winter has arrived! With all the winter weather on the way we will be closed today, February 8th. Stay safe everyone!...

John Lennon Collection is here!

Are you looking for a round frame? Imagine if you could get something like John Lennon. Don't be a jealous guy and come get your own specs...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he or she doesn’t have a vision problem.

New Equipment For Frame and Lens Fitting

If you've been in to get some glasses from us in the past few months you may have noticed we do things a bit differently....

"The Sneak Thief of Sight" Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Christmas Hours

Our holiday hours will be: December 24th: Closed December 27th: Closed December 28th: 9:00-4:30 December 29th: 9:00-4:30 December 30th: 9:00-4:30 December 31st: Closed We hope...

Holiday Season Shopping: Are Nerf Guns Safe for the Eyes?

This is the one way you can be sure that you or your child’s eyes are truly safe during Nerf shooting:

Ugly Sweaters and Christmas Sales

source: http://forevertwentysomethings.com/2015/12/09/the-anatomy-of-an-ugly-christmas-sweater-party-outfit/ It's now December and that means it's time for...ugly Christmas sweaters! For the month of December wear in your ugly Christmas sweater and...

Dry Eye Syndrome Causes and Cures

Despite the fact that it is one of the most common eye problems, a surprisingly large percentage of patients are not aware of it.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Chances are it affects you or someone you know. November has been dedicated as a time to spread awareness about the disease, its risk factors and the effects it has on your body, your daily life and the lives of your loved ones.

Don’t Let Fall Eye Allergies Get You Down

Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids (along with sneezing, congestion or a runny nose)...

Office Hours Update

Due to some events over the next week, we will be closed a few extra days. We will be closed November 11 and 12 for...

Children’s Vision Month Contest Winner Announced!

And the winner is... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaGQSOGZuLE...

Sydney Connects

To round out our busy month we volunteered for Sydney Connects! This was our second year hosting the "eye" portion of the Connects program, which...

How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear...

World Sight Day Challenge

Another event going on this month is the World Sight Day Challenge. Now in its 10th year, the World Sight Day Challenge is the largest annual...

Children’s Vision Month Special

October is Children's Vision Month! As school is back up and running it is time to get your child in for an eye exam. 1...

Closed October 11

Due to the weather and extensive power outages, we will be closed today. Stay safe everyone!...

Blue Light – How does it affect you?

Blue light has been a popular topic in the eye industry for the past few years and shows no signs of slowing down. In this post...

Hours Update

Dr MacInnis will be away at a conference for the rest of this week so we will be open from 9-4:30 Sept 28-30th....

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective...

Closed Sept 3,2016

Our office will be closed Saturday Sept 3 for the Labour Day weekend. Enjoy the long weekend everyone!...

10 Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits...

Contact Lens Promotion!

See this ad for our newest contact lens promotion. These can also be combined with our regular mail-in rebates for extra savings!...

When 20/20 Vision isn't Enough For Your Child

Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated vision problems can really suffer when it comes to school. Most people think that...

Sunglass Winner!

Congratulations to Bettina Callary! She's the winner of our sunglass contest. Bettina picked up a free pair of sunglasses for her child, and wins a...

Update on Saturday Hours

We'll be closed on August 6th and 13th. Our Saturdays will start up again on August 20th at 9:00 am. Enjoy the sunshine!...

Cutting Edge Eye-dentification

We have all seen the futuristic thrillers that use high-tech eye scanning identification systems but nowadays the technology does exist to use them in real...

Innovations in Color Blindness

There have been a lot of videos going viral lately of color blind people “seeing color” for the first time using specialized glasses. The emotional...

Summer Hours

With the summer finally here (!) we have a few scheduling changes from our regular hours to pass along: June 30th - closing at 1:00...

Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of...

Cataract Awareness Month: What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

After the age of 50 most people will eventually be diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts are when the natural crystalline lens of the eyes become clouded,...

Prize Winners!

The winners of our prize draws have been making their way in to pick up their prizes. Here are a few of the happy winners...

Sunwear for a Bright Future

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 UV (Ultraviolet Radiation) Protection report, parents are more likely to wear sunglasses (56%) than their children (only 29%!). Yet...

Prize List!

We've been talking about having a few prizes for our Grand Re-Opening this week. How did we do? Some highlights include: Prescription Ray-Ban ophthalmic glasses...

New Equipment to Improve Our Eye Exam!

We are really happy to announce that we have a new piece of equipment for monitoring the inside of your eye - the Daytona! This...

How UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Awareness Month: This article might scare you, and we hope it does - just enough to motivate you to wear proper eye protection against...

Did you know?

As Vision Health Month continues, we thought it would be good to pass along some interesting facts:...

May is Vision Health Month

This year during Vision Health Month, we're trying to show how "it's all connected". Your eyes just don't stop at your face. They're connected to...

Ray-Bans Are Here!

Look what showed up in our dispensary last week! Very happy to offer Ray-ban glasses to our patients. Come on in and try one on!...

What is a stye anyway?

A stye (known by eye doctors as a hordeolum) is an infection of an oil gland which forms a pimple-like bump on the base of...

Training Update

We shared some pictures a few weeks ago from our training event and now we'll share a few things we were working on. In an...

Eye Allergies

Along with congestion, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches and difficulty breathing, individuals with allergies often suffer from eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis resulting in red,...

What tint should you have for your activity?

Ever wonder what all those sunglass tints are about? Why are there so many options? Well, read below to learn a bit more about the...

What did we do for staff training?

As you may know, we were closed a few days last week for some staff training and professional development. Here are a few shots of...

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses 

If you are over 40 and have difficulty seeing close up, you probably have a common age-related condition called presbyopia which is when the eye’s natural...

Easter Hours + Office Closure

We have a few events coming up that will result in our office being closed on Friday, March 25th, and opening again on Thursday, March 31st....

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

Closed March 5,2016

With all the snow coming we will be closed on Saturday March 5. Stay safe and good luck with the snow removal. We'll be reopening...

How do I get those eye drops in?

We prescribe eye drops all the time for various issues: allergy, inflammation, infection, and dry eye to name a few. We prescribe them, but do...

February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month!

Uncorrectable Vision Loss or Low Vision refers to reduced visual capability which cannot be improved by surgery, medical therapy, glasses or contact lenses, to a...

Closed February 13th

We will be closed February 13th in respect of Heritage Day. Take a moment to learn about this year's honouree, Joseph Howe. Among other things,...

We now have Saturday Appointments!

Starting on February 27th we will now have Saturday appointment openings to serve you better! We will have appointment times starting at 9:00 with the...

Closing on February 9th

Due to the weather we will be closed tomorrow, February 9th. We'll be ready to look after you again tomorrow!...

What is snowblindness?

Snow Blindness: How to Prevent Sunburned Eyes Snowblind — it's a frightening word. Thankfully, it's a condition that is totally preventable. Snow blindness is a...

Closed January 30th

Due to the storm we will be closed today. Bundle up and stay safe.  ...

Optometrist, Ophthalmologist, or Optician?

Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, Opticians. Who should I see? The difference between a doctor of optometry (optometrist), an ophthalmologist and an optician is a common question among...

Detecting Alzheimer’s through your eyes?

Could our eyes be a link to early detection of Alzheimer's disease? A study from September seems to think so. Researchers found a link between how...

December 18th Opening

We will be opening a little later than usual tomorrow, December 18th, due to a staff meeting. We'll be opening the doors at 9:00am to...

Ever wonder what the term “Legally Blind” actually means?

The folks at AllaboutVision.com put together this article about the definition of legal blindness. Although it references US definitions, the same holds true in Canada....

This is Not Yellow

When you look at a picture of a lemon on a digital screen - a phone, tablet, or desktop- what colour is it? If you...

Sydney Connects and Us!

We were proud to volunteer our time to help out with the Sydney Connects event! This was a great event for Sydney folks that are homeless or...

Protect Children’s Eyes During Sports

The new school year has kicked off and you can tick off purchasing all that back to school equipment. Now, it's time to think about...

How Pregnancy Affects Vision

The hormonal fluctuations experienced during pregnancy can cause many unexpected changes in your body, including your eyes and vision. Most of these changes are temporary...

We have a winner!

We recently drew the winner for our Children's Vision Month contest. Congratulations to Darcy MacLeod! Darcy (and his parents) was the happy winner of his purchase...

And the winner is…

Gerarda Gale! She was the lucky winner of the homemade afghan. Gerarda made a donation to Optometry Giving Sight to get her name into our...

See Our New Look!

We're still making some changes, but here's an update of where we've come so far:        ...

Thinking about Contact Lenses?

Click here to see video If you're thinking about contact lenses, come on in and see us! There are lots of new designs and materials...

We made the Cape Breton Star!

We are pleased to announce that we made the Cape Breton Star! Click on the image to see the full version....

Children’s Vision Month Contest

As part of Children's Vision Month, the Canadian Association of Optometrists is running a great contest on its Facebook page. It's easy to enter and...

Closed October 10, 2015

Due to the Thanksgiving long weekend we will be closed October 10,2015. We hope everyone has a good weekend, gets to enjoy some great food,...

October 8th is World Sight Day!

Come on in and help us raise money for Optometry Giving Sight ! We'll be raising money all month by raffling off an afghan made by...

Save on Children’s Glasses for the month of October!

October is Children's Vision Month and to help out we are offering 25% off our prices for a full pair of glasses for children (under...

October is Children’s Vision Month!

October is Children's Vision Month and we're here to provide extra information, tips, and contests for all things children. We will also have extra posts...

Whatever Happened To…

Dr. MacInnis was in the latest feature of Whatever Happened To... in the Cape Breton Post!  You can read the full article here....

Closed, Saturday September 5, 2015

Our office will be closed on Saturday, September 5th in relation to Labour Day. We will reopen on Tuesday the 8th all refreshed and ready to look after you!

Welcome to our New Website

Visit our new optometry website for information about our Practice.

Pink, Stinging Eyes?

It Could Be Pink Eye.