Protect Your Eyes this Summer: Your Guide to Pools, Lakes and Oceans

Whether you’re in or on the water, be mindful of hazards that could lead to eye troubles down the road. By taking some simple precautions, you c...

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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 styl...

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Why Our Eyes Are Different Colours

Your eyes say a lot about who you are, but the differences in colour are about more than how you look. In fact, the genetics of eye colour is a lot mo...

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Protecting Your Eyes for Athletics

Keeping active is one of the most important facets of living a long, healthy life. While regular physical activity can help you look and feel better,...

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Clinic Spotlight: Winnipeg

FYidoctors Winnipeg is welcoming two new optometrists to their team. Dr. Gary Butterworth and Dr. Tyler Buffie will be joining Dr. Neil Campbell at...

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How to Choose the Right Colour Lenses for Summer Activities

Is seeing life through rose-coloured sunglasses right for you? It might be if you’re a fan of early-morning bike rides, if you’re a commut...

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Fireworks: How to Keep Your Eyes Safe

Admiring a fireworks display, or setting off fireworks of your own, is a delightful and traditional way to celebrate special occasions.   H...

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10 Classic Reads for Warm Summer Afternoons

Whether you are taking a road trip, flying overseas or having a stay-cation this summer, sometimes the best way to explore is to immerse yourself in a...

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How to Find the Perfect Pair of Men's Glasses

Finding new glasses can be a challenge. After all, trying on eyewear isn't something we do on a regular basis—plus, in addition to being a m...

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Why Men are More Prone to Colour Blindness

How people see colour isn’t the same for everyone. In fact, some people may have a deficiency in their vision that prevents them from making dis...

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5 Reasons to Be Cautious of Online Eye Exams

Over the past few years there has been an increase of apps and paid online services claiming to offer complete eye exams using nothing more than your...

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Smoking and Your Eyes

We all know that smoking is bad for your health. What may be less well-known is how bad it is for your eyes. A study in the Canadian Journal of O...

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#FYiCares Feature: Olympic Athlete Alex Kopacz on Wearing Sunglasses in Sports and in Life

Recently, Olympic athlete Alex Kopacz stopped by FYidoctors to pick up a pair of Nike Maverick sunglasses. We chatted with Kopacz to learn a little mo...

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Vision Therapy Eye Exercises Can Improve Focus and Coordination

Certain eye conditions cannot be corrected by glasses or contacts alone. When this is the case, treatments like vision therapy can be considered to as...

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How Often Should Your Child Get an Eye Exam?

How old were you when you had your first eye exam? Vision problems are common among school-aged kids and can often go undetected without regularly tak...

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