Clinic Spotlight: McLeod Optometry Clinic

Posted on January 5th, 2018

FYidoctors welcomes the staff and office of McLeod Optometry Clinic in Ottawa, Ontario, as one of our newest partners! We sat down with optometrist Dr...

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How Your Peripheral Vision Works

Posted on January 5th, 2018

Try this simple test: while staring straight ahead, try to be aware of the objects to your left, right, above and below—all without moving your head a...

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Contact Lenses Could Soon Alert Changes in Health

Posted on December 29th, 2017

As technology and health care advance, we benefit from it. Researchers are working as we speak to develop contact lenses that can give us insights int...

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Dreaming and Your Ocular System

Posted on December 17th, 2017

What happens when we dream is something that has fascinated and eluded philosophers and scientists alike for thousands of years. How do our ocular sys...

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Barriers for the Visually Impaired Broken by Canadian Youth

Posted on December 15th, 2017

It takes strength to champion awareness for the visually impaired in Canada. Saskatoon’s Charlene Young was recently acknowledged for her more than a...

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Finding the Link Between Vision and Dyslexia

Posted on December 12th, 2017

Researchers think they may know a way to temporarily repair dyslexia, highlighting the link between vision and the disorder. French scientists have al...

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Squares

Posted on December 11th, 2017

Pumpkin pie is a fall treat that almost everyone loves. But did you know that a single cup of cubed pumpkin contains almost twice the recommended dail...

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Quinan, Nova Scotia Is North America's First UNESCO Starlight Tourist Designation: Meet the Blind Astronomer Who Made it a Reality

Posted on December 9th, 2017

  Astrophotography, the process of taking pictures of anything in space, is a highly specialized area of photography that stems from astronomy, the st...

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From Axis to PD: Learn About Your Eyeglass Prescription

Posted on November 29th, 2017

Have you ever wondered what all the codes on your eyeglass prescription mean? Think back to your last eye exam. Your doctor examined your vision while...

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Effective Ways to Avoid Fungal Eye Infections

Posted on November 27th, 2017

Fungal eye infections. We can all agree that, they're as offputting as they sound. Unfortunately, they can also lead to serious eye conditions, includ...

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Invention of Contact Lenses Turn 130

Posted on November 25th, 2017

Imagine life 130 years ago. Back in 1887, folks were celebrating the first Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, and the creation of Banff Nati...

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Pinprick Be Gone: New App Offers Diabetics Non-Invasive Monitoring

Posted on November 23rd, 2017

New technology is changing the way those affected with diabetes measure glucose levels. Epic Health is the first tech of its kind that works by a user...

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Your Smartphone and How it Can Impact Your Vision

Posted on November 17th, 2017

If you're like most people, chances are your smartphone is the first thing you look at when you get up and the last thing you see before you go to sle...

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Chunky Stewed Vegetables with Tomatoes Recipe

Posted on November 10th, 2017

This vegetable-heavy stew is the perfect hearty meal to warm you up on a cold winter’s night. The veggies included in this recipe aren’t hard to find...

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Clinic Spotlight: Urban Optik Joins FYidoctors

Posted on November 3rd, 2017

FYidoctors welcomes the staff and office of Urban Optik in Edmonton, Alberta, as one of our newest partners! We sat down with optometrist Dr. Annu Kau...

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