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In this video, Mary Field from Winnipeg, MB, talks about the evolution of Opticianry that she has experienced in her 40-year career as an Optician and a leader in the profession.    *The provision of eye health care varies from province to province. These videos may depict practices that are not representative of all providers.

In this video, Mary Field from Winnipeg, MB, talks about the evolution of Opticianry that she has experienced in her 40-year career as an Optician and a leader in the profession. *The provision of eye health care varies from province to province. These videos may depict practices that are not representative of all providers.

An early version of the phoropter, a device eye doctors and opticians used to find the correct corrective lens. The circa 1895 device shown in this photo housed a variety of lenses.

An early version of the phoropter, a device eye doctors and opticians used to find the correct corrective lens. The circa 1895 device shown in this photo housed a variety of lenses.

Choosing the right sunglass tint. GlobalEyeglasses.com presents ultimate guide to Sunglass Tints.

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Choosing the right sunglass tint. GlobalEyeglasses.com presents ultimate guide to Sunglass Tints.

What's the Difference Between Contact Lens Fitting vs Eye Exam? http://www.stantonoptical.com/contact-lens-fitting-vs-eye-exam/. #eyehealth #eyecare

What's the Difference Between Contact Lens Fitting vs Eye Exam? http://www.stantonoptical.com/contact-lens-fitting-vs-eye-exam/. #eyehealth #eyecare

Entropion is a condition in which your eyelid turns inward so that your eyelashes and skin rub against the eye surface, causing irritation and discomfort. Causes: Involutional (age) and cicatricial (scarring of conjunctiva and lid).

Entropion is a condition in which your eyelid turns inward so that your eyelashes and skin rub against the eye surface, causing irritation and discomfort. Causes: Involutional (age) and cicatricial (scarring of conjunctiva and lid).

Pigment dispersion syndrome occurs when pigment granules that normally adhere to the back of the iris, flake off into the clear fluid produced in the eye, called the aqueous humor. Sometimes these granules flow toward the drainage canals of the eye, slowly clogging them and raising eye pressure. This rise in eye pressure can damage the optic nerve, the nerve in the back of the eye that carries visual images to the brain. If this happens, pigment dispersion syndrome becomes pigmentary…

Pigment dispersion syndrome occurs when pigment granules that normally adhere to the back of the iris, flake off into the clear fluid produced in the eye, called the aqueous humor. Sometimes these granules flow toward the drainage canals of the eye, slowly clogging them and raising eye pressure. This rise in eye pressure can damage the optic nerve, the nerve in the back of the eye that carries visual images to the brain. If this happens, pigment dispersion syndrome becomes pigmentary…

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Sara Moschurchak owns Granville Eyeland Framemakers, designing eyewear that tells a story. She encourages opticians to "find something that you're really good at, mastering it and becoming the best at it to create a name for yourself. Become a specialist and love what you do." This unique series consists of individual videos showcasing Licensed Opticians from across Canada.

Sara Moschurchak owns Granville Eyeland Framemakers, designing eyewear that tells a story. She encourages opticians to "find something that you're really good at, mastering it and becoming the best at it to create a name for yourself. Become a specialist and love what you do." This unique series consists of individual videos showcasing Licensed Opticians from across Canada.

This eye with coloboma shows a keyhole-shaped defect in the iris, which distorts the pupil.  Coloboma can appear as a small defect in the front of the eye, giving the pupil a black "keyhole" shape that juts into the normally colorful iris. A person with this abnormal-looking pupil may have perfectly normal vision, Brooks explains.

This eye with coloboma shows a keyhole-shaped defect in the iris, which distorts the pupil. Coloboma can appear as a small defect in the front of the eye, giving the pupil a black "keyhole" shape that juts into the normally colorful iris. A person with this abnormal-looking pupil may have perfectly normal vision, Brooks explains.

Optician's Handbook

Optician's Handbook

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