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  • Coping with Blindness: Seeing with Sound

    Coping with Blindness: Seeing with Sound

    Imagining a life without sight is difficult, because vision is so commonly used for everyday activities. However, there are many people who get by without the use of sight by relying on other senses, which tend to be sharper when vision is lost.

  • How UV Rays Affect Your Eyesight

    How UV Rays Affect Your Eyesight

    You are probably aware of the effects that extended sun exposure can have on your skin, but you might not be as conscious of the damage that the sun can do to your eyes. The effects of UV rays to the eyes can be temporary or permanent, and in both cases physical discomfort to the eyes is likely to occur.

  • How to Eat for Healthy Eyes

    How to Eat for Healthy Eyes

    Maintaining your eye health is essential to promoting your overall wellness?and while some individuals are genetically predisposed to certain eye conditions, the things they do on a daily basis also directly impact the integrity of our optical health. Continue reading for eating tips to promote healthy eyes.

  • How Do Glasses and Contacts Correct Your Vision?

    How Do Glasses and Contacts Correct Your Vision?

    More than 60% of Canadians need vision correction. And yet, most of us who wear glasses or contacts don't really understanding how they work. Here a few facts on the science behind how glasses and contacts correct your vision.

  • Eye Care: Dilation

    Eye Care: Dilation

    If you've visited an optometrist lately and had your eyes dilated, it was probably your least favorite part of the appointment. Dilation requires patients to wear protective eyewear for a few hours after an optometry appointment, which can be inconvenient.