Exercise and Independence: Running with Guide Dogs

Physical activity is essential to a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, many people with vision loss face barriers when it comes to exercise. Running...

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Juicy Watermelon Salad

Watermelon is named rightfully so—this sweet fruit is 92% water. It will keep you hydrated on warm days and help fill you up. Beyond its refr...

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10 Facts About the FYidoctors Experience

Just like you would normally go in for an annual physical examination with your doctor, it’s also important to schedule check-ups with your opto...

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The Journey to Becoming an Optometrist

An optometrist is a rewarding career, providing many avenues for specialization in an incredibly fulfilling vocation. The education you get gives you...

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Makeup with Glasses: Tips, Tools, & Techniques

Wearing glasses creates unique challenges for makeup application. Many people like to accentuate different features using makeup; wearing glasses crea...

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Cataracts & You: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Treatments, & Prevention

The National Coalition for Vision Health estimate that more than 2.5 million Canadians suffer from cataracts—increasing the need for routine eye...

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Considering Contact Lenses: Your Guide to the Right Fit

Some might consider glasses to be easier than contacts. They are easy to put on in the morning and take off at night. They offer simple maintenance an...

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How Computer Vision Syndrome Affects Your Health

When you sit at a computer all day, you may find that by the end of the day your eyes are tired, you’re mentally fatigued, or your neck muscles...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Mike Woods

Meet Dr. Mike Woods, a caring optometrist at our Yorkview clinic North York, Ontario. What he brings to the FYidoctors team is not only an incredible...

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Could This High Fashion Eyewear Become Your Everyday Style?

The world of fashion encompasses ball gowns to watches and everything in between. Eyewear, including frames, lenses, and sunglasses, are out in full f...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Lisa Willms

What's your current role at FYidoctors?   I am an optometrist at FYidoctors in St. Catharine’s. Briefly describe your educat...

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Winning with a Spinach Strawberry Salad Recipe

The summer is a fantastic time to get together with your friends and family and enjoy a delicious meal in the warm weather. Eating outside is a novelt...

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Clinic Spotlight: Edmonton – Brewery District

Originally part of Family Vision Care, this Edmonton clinic joined FYidoctors in December of 2010. They moved from Kingsway Garden Mall, to Oliver Vil...

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AI-based Diagnostic System for Diabetic Retinopathy

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been making waves for some years; those waves are continuing to affect the world of medicine. The FDA has recently fa...

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3 Key Things to Consider When Picking Sunglasses

When choosing the right sunglasses for the summer, there are more things to consider than what’s trending right now. Sure, sunglasses are a stylish ac...

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