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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Your Favourite Characters in Glasses

Your Favourite Characters in Glasses Glasses have the ability to complete a character—sometimes more than any other feature. They can add sophisticati...

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Sickle Cell Disease & Your Eyes

June 19th is World Sickle Cell Day. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a genetic blood disorder that affects millions of children and adults across the glob...

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Patient Spotlight: How an Eye Exam Saved a Life

Barb Fraser was standing in the aisle of the London Drugs she works at in Victoria, BC, when she got the call. “Barbara, you have a brain tum...

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A Feast for Your Eyes: Picnic Edition

Packing a picnic and heading out into the sunshine is quite possibly the loveliest way to spend a summer day in Canada, especially on National Picnic...

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Why Men are More Prone to Colour Blindness

Colour vision isn’t the same for everyone. In fact, some people may have a deficiency in their vision that prevents them from making distinctions betw...

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How Guide Dogs are Helping Canada’s Blind Youth

When someone has a severe visual impairment or blindness, they have some options to assist them in safely navigating their environment. One option is...

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