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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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Kevin Tyber

Dr. Kevin Tyber is the lead optometrist at our Ajax clinic in Ontario. While many of us find out what we’re passionate about in adulthood, Dr. T...

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How Being in Space Affects Your Eyesight

Your favourite sci-fi movie or TV show might make living outside of the earth’s atmosphere look easy, but in reality, it’s a whole differe...

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12 Days of Eyewear Styles

Here at FYidoctors, we not only want to help you see better—we also want you to feel confident and on-trend (if that’s your thing). When i...

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New AI Technology Instantly Analyzes Retinal Scans for Diabetic Retinopathy

More than 400 million people around the world are living with diabetes, which means that a large number of people are also at risk of developing diabe...

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Chronic Dry Eye May Lead to Slower Reading Speed

A recent study published in the Journal of Optometry and Vision Science found that people who suffer from chronic dry eye may be more likely to have a...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Adam Reid

Dr. Adam Reid recently joined our team as Co-Lead Optometrist at Banker’s Hall in Calgary. He received a Bachelor of Science from the University...

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#FYiCares Guest Blogger: Jessica Van Gaalen

As part of our FYidoctors Decade of Care celebration, a series of guest bloggers will be featured on our pages to talk about their thoughts and person...

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Early Alzheimer’s Detection: How Eye Exams Could Play a Role

Did you know that a simple eye exam could detect early signs of Alzheimer’s disease? New research has shown that with a special technique, your...

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Employee Spotlight – Dr. Jessica Stewart

Meet Dr. Jessica Stewart, an enthusiastic optometrist at our Parry Sound clinic. Her passion for helping people improve their quality of life by impro...

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What is a dilated eye exam and when do you need one?

Has your doctor asked you to undergo a dilated eye exam? Or, have you heard a friend talking about their experience with one? Let’s take a cl...

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