You'll Poke Your Eye Out: A Christmas Story About Keeping Your Kids’ Eyes Safe

Watching a child’s eyes light up when they open a Christmas gift is one of those rare moments we as adults all strive for each holiday season. A...

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Essential Holiday Travel Items for Your Eyes

No matter where the holidays take you, make sure to be vision-prepared and pack all the essential travel items you’ll need to keep your eyes hea...

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Sleep Changes, Outdoor Activities & Driving at Night: Tips for Eyecare & Seasonal Change

As we transition into winter, there are factors to consider to ensure your vision isn’t negatively affected by changes in your routine or change...

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Understanding What Causes Epilepsy

Did you know that epilepsy isn’t just one disease; rather, it is a group of neurological diseases all characterized by epileptic seizures? This...

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5 Reasons for Routine Child Eye Exams

After buying school supplies, uniforms and getting that snazzy back-to-school haircut, we are finally getting used to the routine of a new school year...

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Weather-Induced Dry and Itchy Eyes

Depending on where you live, autumn tends to be a dry season, with humidity levels dropping along with the temperature. For many, this isn’t muc...

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Learn Why Academics and Vision Are Linked and How Parents Can Help Kids Succeed

The first day of school is a big day for both parents and students. School-aged children walk into their classrooms with aspirations of learning and a...

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Through a Child's Eyes: Skylar's Story

Seeing the world through a child’s eyes is an expression typically used to describe an untainted perspective. Eleven-year-old Skylar did not rea...

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Alzheimer’s Disease & Eye Movements: Research Looks at Eye Tracking as a Predictor of Early Dementia

Affording patients with valuable additional time to address and possibly treat symptoms related to their illness is of the essence during diagnosis. C...

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5 Signs Your Child May Need an Eye Exam

According to the Canadian Association of Optometrists, over 25% of school age children have vision problems with studies showing a direct correlation...

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A Pupil’s Prescription: Why an Up-to-Date Rx is Important

Prepare your child for classes by scheduling an eye exam. Back to school season can be an exciting—and busy—time of year. Between shopp...

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A Comprehensive Eye Exam in 5 Steps

Eye doctors who have your vision health in mind don’t push style over substance, they believe in giving every patient a thorough exam before con...

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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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Canadian Road Trips: Preparation, Safety and Entertainment

On the road, drivers need to be alert, and vision can play a big part in this. Your visual acuity allows you to identify objects in your field of v...

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Six Simple Ways to Reduce Computer Eyestrain

If you're like most people, chances are you spend a lot of time in front of a computer screen at work or at home. Unfortunately, this can cause a...

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