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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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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