10 Signs Your Child May be Experiencing Vision Problems: A Guide

Posted on July 29th, 2021

According to the Canadian Association of Optometrists, over 25% of school-age children experience vision problems, with studies showing a direct corre...

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Omega-3s and Your Eye Health: Discover the Benefits of Fish Oil

Posted on July 27th, 2021

Research from Harvard has indicated that docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), the most complex form of omega-3 from fish oil, may protect people from loss of e...

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Whole Roasted Carrots: Healthy and Packed with Flavour

Posted on July 22nd, 2021

Did you know that the myth that carrots improve your eyesight may have its roots in a World War II propaganda campaign? While carrots will not nece...

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New Ultra-Widefield Imaging Technology: How Optos is Transforming Retinal Health

Posted on July 14th, 2021

Used to catch diseases, widefield imaging is a diagnostic imaging technique that uses scanning lasers to take a picture of the inside of the eye. W...

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Wilderness Eye Safety: A Camping Guide to Protecting Your Eyes Outdoors

Posted on July 13th, 2021

A short escape to the wilderness is (we think) a necessity when you’re living the bustling city life. But before you pack the car, it’s im...

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Deep Dive into Water Eye Safety: Protect Your Eyes in Freshwater, Oceans and Pools

Posted on July 8th, 2021

Beach season is here! And as you take part in fun water activities this summer, it’s good to be mindful of hazards that could lead to eye infect...

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Your Ultimate Guide to Understanding and Preventing Ultraviolet Radiation: Eye and Body Health

Posted on June 29th, 2021

In the simplest terms, UV radiation is invisible energy expelled by the sun. Our bodies need it to synthesize vitamin D and endorphins in the skin, an...

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OD Spotlight: Dr. Brent Wilkinson

Posted on June 29th, 2021

FYidoctors Varsity is situated in one of Calgary’s most established, diverse and beautiful communities. The clinic is perfectly positioned to su...

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Fireworks Safety: How to Keep You and Your Eyes Protected

Posted on June 28th, 2021

Admiring a fireworks display is always a delightful, and often traditional, way to celebrate special occasions. But where personal safety is concerned...

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Sweet & Simple: Oven Roasted Maple Syrup Chicken, Zucchini, and Peppers

Posted on June 22nd, 2021

Dinner can’t get more Canadian than this oven roasted maple syrup chicken dish! We’ve concocted an eye-smart recipe for those who like to...

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Involuntary Eye Movement? Your Full Guide to Understanding Nystagmus Symptoms

Posted on June 18th, 2021

Nystagmus is an eye disorder that results in rapid involuntary eye movements of one or both eyes. It is sometimes incorrectly described as “danc...

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Cataracts

Posted on June 17th, 2021

It’s Cataracts Awareness month, a time to get familiar with both the common and lesser-known facts about the disease. The good news is that comm...

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Men’s Health: The Dangers of Avoiding Eye Exams and Common Eye Diseases to Watch Out For

Posted on June 15th, 2021

This Canadian Men’s Health Week, we’re keeping men’s physical health—especially eye health—top of mind! While most co...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Jody Killoran

Posted on June 9th, 2021

Dr. Jody Killoran is ready to see you at Family Vision, which recently became partners of FYidoctors! Graduating from the University of Waterloo in...

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Discover how Heatstroke and UV Radiation Affect Your Eyes and Your Body

Posted on June 8th, 2021

As we head into hot summer days and we’re spending more time outdoors, it’s important to be mindful of our body temperature. Heatstroke ca...

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