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Lowy & Sewell Eye Care is Open and seeing patients!

As of Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021, Ontario Optometrists have agreed to resume services for OHIP funded patients. If your appointment was cancelled or you phone to add your name to our waitlist, we will call you to book an appointment. Please be aware that due to the Job Action we do have a long list of patients on the waiting list, and it will take time to book appointments for everyone. We appreciate your patience.

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Protecting Your Eyes

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  • 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.