Mental Health Week: Are Vision Loss, Anxiety and Depression Connected?

Posted on May 7th, 2021

As we make our way through the second year of what has been a tumultuous time, it is more important than ever to discuss how mental health can affect...

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7 Articles You Should Check Out This Vision Health Month

Posted on May 5th, 2021

Whether it’s taking small steps to make your home more eye-friendly or booking a comprehensive eye exam with your optometrist each year, prevent...

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Why Are Women More Likely to Develop Eye Diseases?

Posted on April 29th, 2021

Women make up two-thirds of the world’s blind and visually impaired individuals. Girls and women, especially those in low- and middle-income cou...

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Allergic Conjunctivitis: Everything You Need to Know

Posted on April 14th, 2021

A common condition this time of year is allergic conjunctivitis, which is eye inflammation caused by an allergic reaction. While it may sound serious,...

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5 Simple Ways to Prevent Sports-Related Eye Injuries

Posted on April 6th, 2021

  How to Prevent Sports-Related Eye Injuries Ranging from minor to severe, sports-related eye injuries are common. Research provided by the...

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Six Ways to Protect Your Eyes from Allergies

Posted on March 25th, 2021

For many, allergies can be difficult to avoid this time of year. One in six Canadians experience seasonal allergies, usually beginning in the spring....

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Allergies in Women: Why There’s a Higher Risk

Posted on March 22nd, 2021

Developing Allergies is More Prevalent in Women Every spring, allergy season comes around. Depending on the reaction type and the level of sensitiv...

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Risk Factors for Glaucoma: The Leading Cause of Blindness in Canada

Posted on March 12th, 2021

With all the talk about eye disease during World Glaucoma Week, it’s time to get down to figuring out exactly what it is and how it can affect y...

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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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