Is it Safe to Wear Contacts During COVID-19?

Posted on April 2nd, 2020

COVID-19 has caused an increased and warranted concern regarding hand-hygiene, and how that may affect the use of contact lenses. You may be wonderi...

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Eye Tattoos: Know the Risks

Posted on March 13th, 2020

In January 2020, the Saskatchewan government passed new legislation that banned eye tattooing. This type of procedure can come with risks and potentia...

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Optomap Retinal Scanners and Ocular Disease Detection

Posted on March 11th, 2020

Ocular diseases can be detected by an optometrist before a patient notices any symptoms, which is why making regular eye exam appointments is central...

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How to Master Daylight Saving Time This Year

Posted on March 4th, 2020

This Sunday we set our clocks an hour ahead to gain an extra 60 minutes of sunlight, and lose an hour of sleep. The loss of time in the morning allows...

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Winter Eye Health: 6 Essential Seasonal Vision Care Tips

Posted on February 24th, 2020

Winter is a wonderful season for family fun and activities. Maybe you’re hitting the slopes, hiking through snow-capped peaks, or alternatively&...

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How Diet Affects Your Sight

Posted on February 19th, 2020

What does it mean to have a healthy diet? There seem to be no shortage of eating regimens that boast of nutritious effects. Whether you’ve tried...

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The SAD Truth about Northern Canadian Living: Measures to Decrease Risk of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted on February 18th, 2020

For most of Canada, we still have a ways to go before the snow melts and the flowers begin to poke through the ground. During winter, symptoms of seas...

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Four Health Problems Eye Exams Can Detect

Posted on February 5th, 2020

Eye exams aren’t just about getting a new prescription for glasses or contact lenses. In fact, they are so much more, and offer a glimpse not on...

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Enjoying the Winter Season: Our 2020 Winter Event List and Cold Weather Eye Care

Posted on January 21st, 2020

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

Posted on January 20th, 2020

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

Posted on January 9th, 2020

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

Posted on December 5th, 2019

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

Posted on November 29th, 2019

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

Posted on November 6th, 2019

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

Posted on November 1st, 2019

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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