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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3 Key Things to Consider When Picking Sunglasses

When choosing the right sunglasses for the summer, there are more things to consider than what’s trending right now. Sure, sunglasses are a styl...

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Protecting Your Eyes for Athletics

Keeping active is one of the most important facets of living a long, healthy life. While regular physical activity can help you look and feel better,...

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Why Men are More Prone to Colour Blindness

How people see colour isn’t the same for everyone. In fact, some people may have a deficiency in their vision that prevents them from making dis...

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Smoking and Your Eyes

We all know that smoking is bad for your health. What may be less well-known is how bad it is for your eyes. A study in the Canadian Journal of O...

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Vision Therapy Eye Exercises Can Improve Focus and Coordination

Certain eye conditions cannot be corrected by glasses or contacts alone. When this is the case, treatments like vision therapy can be considered to as...

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How Often Should Your Child Get an Eye Exam?

How old were you when you had your first eye exam? Vision problems are common among school-aged kids and can often go undetected without regularly tak...

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