How Diet Affects Your Sight

What does it mean to have a healthy diet? There seem to be no shortage of eating regimens that boast of nutritious effects. Whether you’ve tried...

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The SAD Truth about Northern Canadian Living: Measures to Decrease Risk of Seasonal Affective Disorder

For most of Canada, we still have a ways to go before the snow melts and the flowers begin to poke through the ground. During winter, symptoms of seas...

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FYidoctors Exclusive: The Many Styles of Paul Frank Eyewear

Paul Frank was founded in 1995, and from the beginning they were an iconic brand that shaped the fashion industry. With funky patterns and of course t...

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Eye Movements Reveal Difference Between Love, Lust and Friendship

Did you know that you may be able to glean insight into whether someone is interested in pursuing a relationship with you just by watching their eyes?...

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Easy Comfort Food: Eye-Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies

With Valentine’s day right around the corner, you may be looking for a sweet recipe to give your loved ones, or simply to celebrate the fact we...

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Four Health Problems Eye Exams Can Detect

Eye exams aren’t just about getting a new prescription for glasses or contact lenses. In fact, they are so much more, and offer a glimpse not on...

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Enjoying the Winter Season: Our 2020 Winter Event List and Cold Weather Eye Care

Winter is here, and with it comes a variety of festivals and events across the country. You may be spending more time outdoors with family or friends...

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6 Things to Consider Before Getting Laser Eye Surgery

If you're one of the millions of Canadians who wear eyeglasses or contact lenses, chances are you've considered getting laser eye surgery at s...

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National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Causes, Treatment and Research

January is National Glaucoma Awareness month. In honour of this important month, we are going to share key information about this disease and the step...

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Trendy Glasses: Our 2020 Style Preview

The 2020 year is officially underway. The New Year inevitably brings new trends and styles to experiment with. Have you ever participated in new fashi...

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Teaching Braille to Visually Impaired Children

Thanks to the invention of the braille language, visually impaired children can enjoy the wonderful world of storytelling. Reading stimulates the mind...

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Prepare for the Holidays: Healthy Recipes and Cooking Tips

It’s that time of year when you have to start thinking about your holiday menu. It can be stressful cooking for your family over the break, espe...

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Top 5 Books to Cozy up With this Winter

As the holidays quickly approach, you may be on the hunt for a cozy book (or two) to curl up with. Reading is an excellent way to unwind and rest your...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Aaron Patel

Dr. Aaron Patel knew he wanted to become an optometrist at a young age, as he found the balance of medicine and business to be an intriguing dichotomy...

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5 Digital Technologies That Help Your Eyesight

Technology is transforming the delivery of care across Canada as more and more of our health care system becomes digitized. With the myriad of advance...

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