Eye Disease Diagnosis & Management in Ajax

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Protect Your Eye Health 

At The Optical Connection, we take your eye health very seriously. We know how frightening getting an eye disease can be, so we do everything possible to check for potential signs before symptoms arise.

To do that, it’s vital that you receive regular eye exams. When you get regular checkups, we can take a complete look at your visual system and overall eye health to make sure everything is working correctly. 

Our team is devoted to constantly improving your eyesight through comprehensive eye care. So whether you’re experiencing vision problems or it’s just time for your regular check-up, please get in touch with us soon.

Common Eye Diseases & Conditions 

The 4 leading causes of vision loss in

Canada are a result of symptoms associated with eye diseases. All of these eye diseases can be slowed or even stopped if caught early enough. 

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a common eye disease found in people who have diabetes. The high blood sugar levels associated with diabetes can damage the blood vessels in the eyes, which can dramatically impair vision, sometimes resulting in complete vision loss.

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that causes the breakdown of the macula, which is responsible for your central vision. If AMD is left untreated, it can result in dark and blurred spots in the visual field that can’t be corrected with eyewear.

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions linked to optic nerve damage, usually through pressure buildup inside the eye. Glaucoma causes blind spots and tunnel vision and can severely affect your eyesight as it progresses.

Cataracts are a common eye condition that causes the clouding of the lens of your eye. Cataracts develop slowly and are difficult to prevent, but if caught early enough, your optometrist can offer solutions such as contact lenses or laser eye surgery to lessen the symptoms you are experiencing.

Symptoms to Watch Out For 

If you experience any of the following symptoms, you may be suffering from vision problems:

Help Us Help You 

Eye exams are a critical component of preventing, slowing, and managing eye diseases and conditions. During an eye exam, your optometrist performs multiple tests to help spot initial signs of these diseases and help you treat them before they get worse. 

If you are experiencing any vision symptoms, or it’s time for your regular eye exam, book an appointment today.

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The Optical Connection is located in the Durham Centre Mall, where you can find a chic outfit to match your new glasses.

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You’ll find plenty of parking in the Durham Centre Mall parking lot.

Our Address

  • 140 Kingston Rd E Unit K001
  • Ajax, ON L1Z 1G1

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  • Monday: 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
  • Thursday: 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
  • Friday: 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM 7:30 PM
  • Sunday: 11:00 AM 6:00 PM

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