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Dr. Deepak Khosla, Calgary Eye Specialist, offers a range of resources to help you care for you and your family’s vision. Consult articles from some of our Professional Affiliations for more information on how you can take small steps to protect your sight for years to come. Check back soon for more Health Resources that can keep you and your family’s vision strong for years to come.

Check out the easy-to-read EyeWiki™ offered by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. This resource provides articles written by ophthalmologists that explain eye diseases, diagnosis, and treatment.

When you schedule a visit at our clinic, we’ll guide you through your eye diagnostic results and explain your treatment options, but if you’d like to learn more about ophthalmology and the elements of your vision, consult this handy glossary from the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Do you know the difference between an optician, an optometrist, and an ophthalmologist?

Read the answer here THE 3 OS

(Provided by Canadian Ophthalmological Society)

For further information about the field of ophthalmology and what ophthalmologists do, read the vision health information provided by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society.

Are you at risk for The Big Five?

What is it, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment options for each of the 5 most common serious eye conditions you should know about.

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

AMD is the most common cause of vision loss in Canadians over 60 years old

Cataracts

When the lens in your eye becomes cloudy and reduces your ability to see, it is called a cataract

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve caused, in most cases, by an increase in the pressure within the eye.

Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy develops over time in many people who have diabetes. This disease causes damage to blood vessels in the eye.

Eye injury

Learn about the most common eye injuries and how to avoid them

(Provided by  COS)

 

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