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  • How Polarized Sunglasses Protect Your Vision

    How Polarized Sunglasses Protect Your Vision

    Now that spring has sprung, it’s the perfect time to upgrade your eyewear for protection from intense light and glare. Learn more about what polarization is and why your sunglasses should use it to protect your eyes.

  • What Drinking Can Mean for Your Eyes

    What Drinking Can Mean for Your Eyes

    Canada is a nation of drinkers, with over 80% of our population consuming alcoholic beverages on a regular basis. No enjoyable pastime comes without consequence, so FYidoctors examines how alcohol consumption affects your body and most of all, your eyes.

  • The Scoop on Eye Fatigue: What You Need to Know

    The Scoop on Eye Fatigue: What You Need to Know

    March is Eye Health in the Workplace Month. Eye fatigue is a common problem amongst those who work in an office and computer-based environment. Here’s what you need to know about eye fatigue and how to decrease the chances of you being affected.

  • How to Master Daylight Saving Time This Year

    How to Master Daylight Saving Time This Year

    Although most people find the spring time change a minor nuisance, it actually affects our bodies and internal rhythms more than we may realize. Read more on how daylight saving time can wreak havoc on your body if you’re not prepared and how to minimize the impact on the Monday morning after.

  • Why You Might Be a Tetrachromat with Super Human Vision

    Why You Might Be a Tetrachromat with Super Human Vision

    The average person can process approximately 1 million colour combinations. After decades of research, one woman has been found to have the super human ability of seeing up to 100 million shades. Read about how our eyes process data for our brains and what work has been completed to discover super human vision.

  • Employee Spotlight: Leann Soon

    Employee Spotlight: Leann Soon

    At FYidoctors, we are proud that women play an important part of our company’s story. In honour of the day, this month’s Employee Spotlight features our corporate counsel Leann Soon, who fills an integral role at the FYidoctors home office. We sat down with her to talk about her experiences on being a woman in a traditionally male-dominated profession as well as why she thinks more women need to speak up.