What to Expect when Expecting: Your Vision Health

Posted on March 2nd, 2021

Most expectant moms go through nine months of pregnancy with no noticeable changes to their vision. However, it’s important to be aware that som...

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White Cane Week: Navigating Life with Vision Loss

Posted on February 11th, 2021

February 7 to 13 is White Cane Week, an awareness campaign centered around recognizing the abilities of the national visually impaired community, and...

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Information, Symptoms and Technology

Posted on February 5th, 2021

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month, an important time for awareness regarding the leading cause of blindness in North...

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Everything to Know About Intraocular Melanoma

Posted on February 4th, 2021

February 4 is During World Cancer Day, so we are taking the opportunity to raise awareness about eye cancers, particularly intraocular melanoma. Wh...

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Myopia: What is Nearsightedness and How is It Treated

Posted on January 28th, 2021

If you have trouble seeing things that are far away, but have no problem concentrating on objects up close, you might have nearsightedness, or myopia....

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Working from Home and Eye Health: 9 Ways to Optimize Your Workspace

Posted on January 28th, 2021

As of late, many of us may have shifted away from our consistently lit offices, ergonomically correct workstations, and well-timed breaks to working f...

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Teaching Braille to Visually Impaired Children

Posted on January 21st, 2021

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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National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Causes, Treatment and Research

Posted on January 18th, 2021

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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5 Tips for Driving in the Dark

Posted on January 17th, 2021

Driving at night can be challenging for many people. Add in adverse, unpredictable winter weather conditions and fluctuating light and glare from insi...

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Reducing Stress During the Holidays: Tips for You and Your Eye Health

Posted on December 22nd, 2020

The holiday season is always busy and stressful. This year is no different as we try to navigate a restriction-filled world of COVID-19. The pressure...

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Remedy for Dry Eyes in Winter

Posted on December 11th, 2020

Depending on where you live, humidity levels tend to drop along with the temperature in the fall and winter seasons. For many, this isn’t much o...

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Outdoor Adventures for the Fall and Winter Seasons

Posted on November 13th, 2020

With colder temperatures approaching (or depending where you live, already arriving), it’s easy to rationalize staying indoors and hiding out un...

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Daylight Savings and Lack of Sleep

Posted on November 5th, 2020

On November 1, we set our clocks back an hour for daylight savings 2020. By doing so, we gained an extra 60 minutes of sunlight, and gained an hour of...

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3 Ways for Eye Protection: Fall Health Tips

Posted on November 2nd, 2020

Contact lenses have come a long way since German ophthalmologist Adolph Fick was the first to successfully fit a pair (made from blown glass!) on a pa...

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Autumn Sun: Ways You Can Protect Your Eyes from UV rays

Posted on October 20th, 2020

When it comes to autumn fashion, sun protection is an important factor. Although the leaves are changing colour, the weather is getting chillier, and...

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