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Why You Should Avoid Online Eye Tests

An online eye exam is an automated and interactive vision test that claims to measure mainly visual acuity. It may seem like a convenient way...

What Will Optometry Practices Look Like Post-COVID?

COVID-19’s rapid sweep across the country has forced optical practices to make rapid clinical management decisions. Some optometrists temporarily shuttered their businesses due to the...

Why You Shouldn’t Visit the ER for Eye Emergencies During COVID-19

During the COVID-19 outbreak, we have been going above and beyond to ensure that people are receiving emergency eye care. If you're having an eye...

What Services Can I Get Using Tele-Optometry?

Tele-optometry is a branch of telemedicine that can cover a wide range of problems and treatments related to vision and ocular health. Tele-medicine delivers medical...

COVID-19: Protect Your Eyes From Too Much Screen Time

You and your children are likely spending more time on mobile devices and computer screens than ever before. Too much time spent staring at screens...

How to Disinfect Glasses to Help Prevent COVID-19

Coronavirus and Your Eyeglasses Did you know that our glasses (this includes the lenses and the frame) can potentially transfer viruses, such as COVID-19, to...

Coronavirus and Your Eyes – What You Should Know

As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, health professionals are demanding that people limit their personal risk of contracting the virus by thoroughly washing their...

Visiting Your Optometrist During COVID-19

Is your eye doctor's appointment coming up? Are you worried about going to the eye clinic during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Rest assured, keeping...

8 Ways to Protect Your Eyes at the Office

Everyone seems to be staring at a screen these days, whether their computer, their smartphone or another digital device. The stress it puts on your...

Does Obesity Impact Eye Health?

Nation-wide awareness about the vast dangers of obesity is at an all-time high, with TV shows like “The Biggest Loser” and health initiatives such as...

Sunburned Eyes? Beware of Snow Blindness!

Playing outside in a snowy winter wonderland can be magical. Under clear skies in the sunshine, the soft white landscape becomes just about irresistible, whether...

3 Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Vision and Eyes

Did you know that people with diabetes are 20 times more likely to get eye diseases than those without it? There are three major eye...

Smart Hygiene Habits to Care for Your Contact Lenses

Swimming in a pool with your contacts on or topping off your solution may seem harmless, but they could compromise your contact lenses and your...

Your Eyes Are the Windows to Your Health

Your eyes aren't just the windows to your soul — they can also reveal valuable information about your general health beyond whether you need glasses,...

Here’s Why Hydrogen Peroxide is an Excellent Contact Lens Solution

Once you and your doctor have decided on the type of contact lenses you'll need, it's time to choose the most suitable contact lens solution...

How to Keep Glasses from Getting Foggy

Whether you live in a cold climate or have visited one in the winter, you have probably seen someone who just walked in from the...

12 Tips for Optimal Eye Health!

Good Eye Care Habits & Hygiene By practicing good eye care habits and hygiene, you can prevent many vision problems from occurring. Eye problems and...

Wearing Colored Contact Lenses This Halloween? Beware and Take Care!

Countless adults, teens and even children will be wearing colored contact lenses this Halloween, but few are aware of the risks involved. Ever wondered what...

Summer Heat Wave and Your Eyes

This summer, heat waves with scorching temperatures have hit communities nationwide, making an already hot summer even hotter. With high temps and heat waves in...

School and Vision: 2 Important Partners

Like peanut butter and jelly, school and vision go hand-in-hand. Both are important partners in ensuring that children excel in their learning, extracurricular activities, and...

Tips for Protecting Your Eyes This Summer

This summer, whether you’re headed across state lines on a family road trip, flying off to Europe, grabbing a quick weekend getaway, or taking a...

Do I have Eye Allergies?

Know the symptoms of seasonal eye allergies and how to get rid of this pesky problem As the weather warms, flower buds are opening, and...

Online Booking

For your convenience, we now accept online bookings! Click the link at the top of the page to access our online appointments....

New Associate Optometrist

Welcome to our new associate optometrist, Dr. Julia Laverty! We are thrilled to have her join the practice....

Extended Hours

We are now offering Saturday appointments, twice per month, and extended Tuesdays evening hours from 12 - 8pm....

DRY EYES: WHAT’S TO BE DONE ABOUT IT?

Canadian winter is upon us! This cold, dry winter weather often causes dry skin, but it can also make our eyes dry. Many people suffer...

MILTON’S CHOICE AWARD WINNER FOR 2016

Thank you for choosing us to be a Milton’s Choice Winner. We are honoured!...

Oakley is coming!

OAKLEY  is arriving at Martin Street Optometry in September! We are thrilled to offer this line of eyewear to our patients....

Wishing Dr. Laughren all the best in his retirement!

Wishing Dr. Laughren all the best in his retirement!...

Exciting changes at our practice!

We are currently in the process of updating our practice in order to better serve our patients. During this time we thank you for your...

Merry Christmas from Martin Street Optometry!

Best wishes to your and your families for a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!...

Welcome to our new website!

We are very excited to have our new website up and running! We will be updating the content of our site over the next short...

COVID19 Update from Martin Street Optometry (1) page 001

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Please note that our office we will be closed until further notice.

We are doing our best to provide urgent eye care to our patients on a case by case basis. If you have an eye emergency, please call the office at (905) 878-7625 and leave us a voicemail message stating your name, symptoms and the best phone number to reach you. We will try to accommodate you in a timely manner, or direct you to where you can receive care.

We will be checking voicemail messages between the hours of 9am-12pm, Monday-Friday. We will be closed on Saturday.

If you have ordered eyewear from us, we will contact you to arrange for pickup or delivery.

We thank you for your patience during this difficult time.

Further updates will be posted on our Facebook page as this situation develops further. Stay well!