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Dr. Michelle Trinh Ly

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Dr. Ly received her Honours Bachelors of Science from the University of Toronto, graduating with high distinction. She then went on to complete her Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Waterloo where she graduated on the Dean’s honour list. She recently joined the Isight Eye Care team and is accepting new patients.

How Screen Time Affects Our Eyes

By Dr. Amy Cheng and Dr. Michelle Ly As technology advances and becomes more integrated into our everyday lives, many of us are spending more time on digital devices such as computers and cell phones...

How to Keep Your Eyes Safe in the Sun

Summertime is all about long days at the beach, picnics in the park, and backyard barbeques. But as much as we love being out in the sun, it is important to remember that the...

I Spy with My Little Eye… A Bug That Can’t Be Squished

Have you ever noticed little specks or squiggly shapes moving around in your vision? You may find yourself using your hands to swat away at what you think are small bugs flying around your...

Are You Itching For Spring Weather?

April showers bring May flowers, and May flowers bring… allergy season. Eye allergies are often triggered by the same irritants that cause seasonal allergies ­– ragweed, grass, or tree pollen. But allergies are not...

Choosing Glasses for Your Child

Yearly comprehensive eye exams by an optometrist are important to ensure that your child’s vision is up to par. If your child needs glasses in order for his or her eyes to continue to...

Dos And Don’ts – Get Into These Habits To Protect Your Eyes

In our article last month, “Getting Started with Soft Contact Lenses,” we talked about the different soft contact lens options available. In this issue, we talk about proper handling and wearing habits that will...

Getting Started with Soft Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are not only used to correct vision, but can also be used for cosmetic or therapeutic reasons. While contact lenses are a convenient alternative to wearing glasses, they are classified as medical...

Reading the Small Print

Now that the colder weather is on its way, we find ourselves spending more and more time indoors. It is during these chilly months that a lot of us like to cozy up under...

5 Foods to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

We are heading into a festive season ­– Christmas, New Year and Lunar New Year ­­– and eating is a big part of the celebrations. Here is a quick list of delicious foods to...
Diabetes and the Eyes

Diabetes and the Eyes

There are currently over 2.4 million Canadians living with diabetes, and this number is only expected to increase with time. Individuals with diabetes are at risk for many chronic conditions such as high blood...