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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Vision Trouble: The Link Between Eye Health & Overall Wellness

Our vision wellness is connected to our body’s overall wellness, even if we don’t necessarily realize it. This Vision Health Month, we are...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Abraham Yuen

Dr. Yuen was inspired to become an optometrist so that he can give back to the community and to people in-need. He is passionate about providing patie...

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The Baeumler’s Experience with FYidoctors: Frames for the Whole Family

HGTV design and renovation experts Sarah and Bryan Baeumler have taken on their fair share of challenging projects. This year they’re taking on...

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Workplace Eyecare and Prescription Safety Glasses in Canada

You only have one pair of eyes, and chances are your vision is integral to your work. Taking care of your eyesight is especially important if you work...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Ashala Mah

Dr. Ashala Mah hit the ground running at the start of her optometry career and hasn’t stopped bringing dedicated and expert eyecare to patients...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Errin Bligh

Dr. Errin Bligh understands exactly how you and your family are feeling as you arrive for your optical check-up. As a child, Dr. Bligh was told she wa...

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Remarkable Visual Capabilities of People With Autism

One of the many remarkable characteristics people with Autism commonly have is the enhanced ability to process visual information. Autism Spectrum Dis...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Cassandra Koroll

Dr. Cassandra Koroll is an optometrist in our Market Mall clinic in Saskatoon and she knew she wanted to dedicate her career to eye care after her gra...

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OxSight Glasses: Augmented Reality for the Visually Impaired

According to the world health organization, there are over 36 million people in the world that are blind. On top of that, 217 million people have mode...

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Unbreakable Glasses and Unbreakable Spirit: Clare Jackson

If there’s one thing that’s clear about ten-year-old Clare Jackson, it’s that she lights up every room she goes into. “Clare i...

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Eye Colour may Influence Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Have you ever wondered why some people find themselves confronted with depression correlated with specific seasons—known as Seasonal Affective D...

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How Your Glasses Affects the First Impression

It takes only a tenth of a second to make a first impression on someone. The way we perceive faces creates significant reactions from our brains. O...

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Better Sight. Better Grades. Making a Bigger Impact: Calgary Reads Promotes Literacy and Learning

[Blog photo courtesy of Calgary Reads] Since 2014 FYIdoctors’ has provided a nation-wide outreach program to support Canadian children’...

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Stem Cell Study Brings Us Closer to Regenerative Eye Health Treatments

The human body is a miraculous thing: we grow from tiny little cells into robust beings. Our bodies possess built-in repair mechanisms that keep our t...

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