Suffering From Low Self Esteem?

By Russel Lazarus | January 11, 2021

Low self esteem can be one of the most challenging emotions experienced by patients following a traumatic brain injury.  Even a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) can affect the neural connections between the brain and

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5 Tips to Improve Your Game

By Russel Lazarus | January 5, 2021

Whether you’re trying out for a high school sports team, training for a 5K marathon, or competing in a friendly softball league, practice these 5 tips to help you improve your sports performance and strive

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Research Reveals New Effective Treatment for Adults with Lazy Eye 

By Dr. Russel Lazarus, B.Optom (Hons), M.Optom | December 14, 2020

Amblyopia, also known as “lazy eye”, is a vision problem that affects both children and adults. Lazy eye typically begins in childhood and causes a range of visual problems that can affect academic success, work

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COVID-19 and the Eyes: What Do the Numbers Say?

By Dr. Russel Lazarus, B.Optom (Hons), M.Optom | December 7, 2020

With millions of cases of COVID-19 worldwide, doctors are learning more and more about this virus, including its impact on the eyes.  Recent studies show that 3% of COVID-19 patients have ocular complications.  However, the

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8 Ways to Prevent Winter Dry Eyes

By Dr. Russel Lazarus, B.Optom (Hons), M.Optom | November 30, 2020

Harsh winter weather is commonly linked to dry, itchy skin, but did you know that this cold, snowy season can have similar effects on your eyes? Disclaimer: These tips are not a substitute for professional

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Heading to the Ski Slopes? Don’t Forget Your Polarized Lenses! 

By Dr. Russel Lazarus, B.Optom (Hons), M.Optom | November 22, 2020

About to buy a new pair of sunglasses before hitting the slopes? You may want to read this first! Did you know that snow reflects almost 100% of sunlight and is a major source of

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Answers to Your Top 6 Questions about COVID-19 and Your Eyes

By Dr. Russel Lazarus, B.Optom (Hons), M.Optom | November 17, 2020

With healthcare information changing daily amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, little attention has been given to the virus’ effect on one of the most sensitive parts of our bodies — our eyes. Here are the answers

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Eye Emergency: Hand Sanitizer in Your Eye

By Dr. Russel Lazarus, B.Optom (Hons), M.Optom | November 16, 2020

One of the best ways to protect yourself from catching a virus is to frequently disinfect your hands. Washing your hands with warm water and soap for 30 seconds can help stop the spread of

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Can COVID-19 Cause Conjunctivitis?

By Dr. Russel Lazarus, B.Optom (Hons), M.Optom | November 9, 2020

The most common symptoms of COVID-19 include a fever, cough, and respiratory problems. However, in rare cases, the virus can also cause an eye infection called conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye. Based on data

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Improve Your Sight, Improve Your Life

By Dr. Russel Lazarus, B.Optom (Hons), M.Optom | November 2, 2020

Believe it or not, the coronavirus pandemic may have brought about a number of positive changes in many people’s lives. The COVID-19 pandemic arrived at our doorstep in late 2019, and now almost a year

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