How To Cope With and Combat Fall Allergies

Posted on October 18th, 2021

’Tis the season of pumpkin spice lattes, knit sweaters, and—unfortunately—rampant allergies. Seasonal sniffles are starting up again...

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Thanksgiving Food You Didn’t Know Was Good for Your Eyes

Posted on October 7th, 2021

Thanksgiving is fast-approaching, and we’ve got turkey—and all the fixings—on the brain. We don’t know about you, but as soon...

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The Importance of Eye Exams As We Age

Posted on August 27th, 2021

As we’ve all learned lately, our health is paramount—and eye health is no exception. That’s why having a yearly eye examination is c...

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10 Signs Your Child May be Experiencing Vision Problems: A Guide

Posted on July 29th, 2021

According to the Canadian Association of Optometrists, over 25% of school-age children experience vision problems, with studies showing a direct corre...

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Omega-3s and Your Eye Health: Discover the Benefits of Fish Oil

Posted on July 27th, 2021

Research from Harvard has indicated that docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), the most complex form of omega-3 from fish oil, may protect people from loss of e...

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Wilderness Eye Safety: A Camping Guide to Protecting Your Eyes Outdoors

Posted on July 13th, 2021

A short escape to the wilderness is (we think) a necessity when you’re living the bustling city life. But before you pack the car, it’s im...

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Deep Dive into Water Eye Safety: Protect Your Eyes in Freshwater, Oceans and Pools

Posted on July 8th, 2021

Beach season is here! And as you take part in fun water activities this summer, it’s good to be mindful of hazards that could lead to eye infect...

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Your Ultimate Guide to Understanding and Preventing Ultraviolet Radiation: Eye and Body Health

Posted on June 29th, 2021

In the simplest terms, UV radiation is invisible energy expelled by the sun. Our bodies need it to synthesize vitamin D and endorphins in the skin, an...

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Fireworks Safety: How to Keep You and Your Eyes Protected

Posted on June 28th, 2021

Admiring a fireworks display is always a delightful, and often traditional, way to celebrate special occasions. But where personal safety is concerned...

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Involuntary Eye Movement? Your Full Guide to Understanding Nystagmus Symptoms

Posted on June 18th, 2021

Nystagmus is an eye disorder that results in rapid involuntary eye movements of one or both eyes. It is sometimes incorrectly described as “danc...

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Cataracts

Posted on June 17th, 2021

It’s Cataracts Awareness month, a time to get familiar with both the common and lesser-known facts about the disease. The good news is that comm...

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Men’s Health: The Dangers of Avoiding Eye Exams and Common Eye Diseases to Watch Out For

Posted on June 15th, 2021

This Canadian Men’s Health Week, we’re keeping men’s physical health—especially eye health—top of mind! While most co...

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Discover how Heatstroke and UV Radiation Affect Your Eyes and Your Body

Posted on June 8th, 2021

As we head into hot summer days and we’re spending more time outdoors, it’s important to be mindful of our body temperature. Heatstroke ca...

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What are Cataracts? Your Complete Guide to Vision Loss and Prevention

Posted on June 2nd, 2021

More than 2.5 million Canadians are currently living with cataracts. A disease often associated with ageing generations, it can cause significant...

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12 Plants and Flowers to Avoid if You Suffer from Eye Allergies

Posted on May 31st, 2021

It’s hard to determine what might be triggering your seasonal allergies when you’re indoors. Your home is clean, you have no pets, and the...

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