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Protecting Your Eyes

Tennis playerDid you know…

  • Nearly half of traumatic eye injuries relate to ball sports
  • 45% of these occur in children under the age of 14
  • 90% of these are preventable

Polycarbonate is a lens material that is widely used for shatter-and-impact resistant lenses, and when combined with sturdy frame materials, makes for formidable eye protection.

There are hazards of sunlight and bright light that are harder to understand; namely, ultraviolet rays (UV) and Glare (extreme brightness). Protecting your eyes from these distracting, even dangerous elements is equally important to eye protection.

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COVID-19 Update

Dr. Greg Thompson and Dr Rick Thompson are still seeing patients for routine eye exams and frame selection for eye glasses. Please contact the office by phone, 905-793-2020, or by email contact@drrickthompson.ca. The Medical Officer of Health requires patients to wear protective masks. The doctors and staff will be using the appropriate PPEs. An appointment is required for all visits – please phone ahead.

Here is our schedule:

Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Sunday: Closed