How Much Screen Time is Too Much for Kids

Posted on August 3rd, 2022

The ins and outs of how screen time affects children’s eyes  Believe it or not, back to school season will soon be upon us. In the summe...

> Read More


A Complete Guide to Colour Blindness

Posted on July 14th, 2022

The ins and outs of colour deficiency, including what causes it, and how it can be treated. There are at least 1.7 million Canadians who see colour...

> Read More


Dry Eye Awareness Month

Posted on July 8th, 2022

The ins and outs of dry eye disease Did you know that dry eye disease impacts about 30% of Canadians? It’s no wonder there’s a whole mo...

> Read More


A Gut Feeling: How Our Gut Health Impacts Our Eyes

Posted on June 30th, 2022

Promising new studies show a link between gut health and eye health We’ve already explored how our eyes can serve as a window into our overal...

> Read More


What Seeing Stars Means, and Why it Matters for Your Overall Health

Posted on June 28th, 2022

What’s happening in your brain and eyes when you see stars? Whether you abruptly bump your head, stand up too fast, faint, or experience a...

> Read More


How to Transition from Glasses to Contacts

Posted on June 15th, 2022

When to wear contact lenses—and when to opt for good-old glasses. If you depend on glasses to see every day, mixing contact lenses into your...

> Read More


Here Comes the Sun: How the Sun Impacts Your Eyes

Posted on May 5th, 2022

The positive and negative impacts of sun exposure on the eyes Summer is fast approaching, which means exposure to the sun is about to surge for mos...

> Read More


Can Taking Vitamins Help Prevent Eye Disease?

Posted on May 5th, 2022

There are supplements that can protect your ocular health Just as eating certain foods can bolster your eyes, there are also supplements you can t...

> Read More


10 Things Your Optometrist Wishes You Would Stop Doing

Posted on May 5th, 2022

Bad habits that hinder eye health On a daily basis, optometrists treat patients who experience eye issues that can often be easily avoided. There...

> Read More


Heart Eyes: What Your Eyes Reveal About the Health of Your Heart

Posted on April 11th, 2022

Did you know that eye scans can provide essential information about your heart health? The age-old adage that the eyes are the window to the soul h...

> Read More


Why are Women at a Higher Risk for Eye Disease Than Men?

Posted on April 5th, 2022

Women are more likely to develop eye disease than men. We’re explaining why—and how women can best prevent ocular issues. Did you know...

> Read More


The Secret to Allergy Relief: Custom Care and Groundbreaking Contact Lenses

Posted on March 21st, 2022

Welcome to the first day of spring—otherwise known as the start of allergy season. Indeed, a sure-fire sign that winter is officially over is th...

> Read More


Food for Thought: How You Can Eat for Your Eyes

Posted on March 10th, 2022

Vision-boosting foods It turns out, the saying “you are what you eat” is relevant to your eyes, too. Simply put, how you feed your bod...

> Read More


FYidoctors Dictionary

Posted on January 20th, 2022

The world of optometry is full of words and phrases that are not part of most people’s everyday language. Many optometry terms are rooted in Lat...

> Read More


How does physical activity benefit eye health?

Posted on January 20th, 2022

Physical activity is important for a plethora of reasons, not the least of which is that it helps to maintain optimal eye health. We all know the i...

> Read More