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Chamber’s 2022 Greater Victoria Business Awards

The Chamber’s 2022 Greater Victoria Business Awards shine a light on hard-working businesses, businesspeople and community leaders. Finalists were chosen by an…

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Eyes Are Red and Itching. What Can I Do?

Dr Stephen Taylor Question: My allergies have been worse this year, and now my eyes are red and itching. What can I do? Answer: This year has been a tough year for allergies, and part of living on…

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Shopping Local with Mayfair Optometric Clinic

Mayfair Optometric Clinic is a local optometry clinic with a patient first mentality and a mission that aims to ensure all of their clients live their life with happy eyes. Here, the incredible staff…

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Helping Ukrainian refugees with eye wear

Mayfair eye clinic gearing up to help refugees Mayfair Optometric Clinic, in partnership with Essilor Canada and the Essilor Vision Foundation, is donating lenses, lab work and eyewear products to…

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Choosing new glasses can be overwhelming

By Dr. Stephen Taylor, Optometrist Question: I find the process of choosing new glasses quite overwhelming as there are so many options. Are you able to recommend specific shapes and styles that…

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Prescription sunglasses, are they worth it?

By Dr. Stephen Taylor, Optometrist Question: My friend has been raving about her prescription sunglasses. Are they worth it? Answer: There are many positives to the pair of sunglasses your friend…

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I woke up with a very red and swollen eye, what should I do?

By Dr. Stephen Taylor, Optometrist Question: I woke up with a very red and swollen eye. It feels like something is in it and is causing me great discomfort. Is it better for me to go to the…

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Finding the Right Contact Lens for You

By Dr. Stephen Taylor, Optometrist Question: I have never worn contact lenses before, but would like to wear them when I am exercising. How do I go about finding the right ones for me? Answer:…

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Choosing New Glasses, Don’t get Overwhelmed

By Dr. Stephen Taylor, Optometrist Question: I find the process of choosing new glasses quite overwhelming, can you make this process easier? Answer: Excellent question! Although options for lenses…

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