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Management of Ocular Diseases

Ancaster Family Eyecare in Ancaster, Ontario makes it a policy to ensure that all staff members are up-to-date on the latest technology and techniques to make your visit as comfortable and effective as possible. As optometric technology changes, it is even more important to select an eye doctor who has all the right optometry qualifications and follows the latest developments in eye care.

Utilizing cutting edge technology, we are diagnosing and managing, with greater precision, diseases like Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, and Cataracts. Earlier and more precise diagnosis means earlier treatment and better outcomes. We are taking an aggressive approach to diseases that previously had few treatment options. Great advances have been made in the treatment of these diseases.

Q&A with Dr. Singh

Dr. Singh Answers Your Eye Care Questions

What are the types of eye disease that you usually treat in your practice?

Ocular injuries and eye infections, glaucoma, macular degeneration, dry eye disease, keratoconus, and iritis.

 

Q&A with Dr. Singh

Dr. Singh Answers Your Eye Care Questions

What are some of the specialty lenses or contacts that you use to treat these diseases?

SPECS: Blue light lenses for digital eyestrain, red enhancing lenses for reading in low light conditions for our 40+ patients, High-quality progressive lenses with customized technology to minimize distortion and increase ease of use, sunglasses for various specialty sporting activities, sports & swim goggles.

Contacts: RGP contacts, scleral contacts, dailies, toric lenses, and multifocal lenses.

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  • The goal of glaucoma treatment is to lower intraocular pressure by causing fluid to drain. If other forms of glaucoma treatment are deemed ineffective, glaucoma surgery offers an excellent alternative, as it can stall vision loss by preventing further damage to your optic nerve.
  • Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a  leading cause of vision loss. While there is no cure, it can be managed. Read on to learn more about AMD.
  • Diabetic retinopathy is a potentially sight-threatening condition caused by high blood sugar levels in diabetics. Fortunately, your eye doctor can help manage the condition and advise you on ways to decrease your risk of developing lifelong vision loss.