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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Five Easy Ways to Protect Your Eyes from UV Rays

The sun is shining and there’s not a cloud in the sky – it’s the perfect day to hit the great outdoors and soak up the rays. Unfortu...

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Protect Your Eyes this Summer: Your Guide to Pools, Lakes and Oceans

Whether you’re in or on the water, be mindful of hazards that could lead to eye troubles down the road. By taking some simple precautions, you c...

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