Tag Archives: eye disease

Pets&Pregnancy and Eyeballs?

Toxo-what? Toxoplasmosis is a topic mothers-to-be will often be concerned about if they either a) have a cat, or b) feed their pet a raw diet. Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic infection caused by toxoplasma gondii. It is one of the world’s most common parasites and is transmitted through ingesting under-cooked contaminated meat, contaminated fruits/vegetables, exposure […]

Diabetic Eye Disease | Optometry Blog

As part of Diabetes Awareness Month, our first blog for November will be about diabetes and how it can affect our eyes. Currently, there are approximately 3.3 million people in Canada living with diabetes in which 90% are Type 2. It is expected that the prevalence of diabetes will double by 2025. Diabetes affects the […]