Vision Health Month: Eye Care at Every Age

Posted on May 25th, 2017

May is Vision Health Month, which is an opportune time to take a closer look at how our vision changes as we age. The eye is a miraculous organ, and o...

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Using Rapid Eye Movement to Our Advantage

Posted on May 19th, 2017

How our eyes and brain are affected by sleep has been a popular topic of research for centuries. Intensive study of the fascinating functions of Rapid...

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Give Yourself a Break: Your Eyes Will Thank You

Posted on May 10th, 2017

Chances are you aren’t the only one yawning this morning. Studies have found that Canada is the third most sleep-deprived country, with nearly a...

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The Safe Way to Use Eye Makeup

Posted on May 5th, 2017

Using makeup to accentuate your features on a day-to-day basis, for special occasions, or for the purposes of art and self-expression can be fun. Howe...

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Orthokeratology: Corrective Vision Therapy While You Sleep

Posted on May 3rd, 2017

Have you heard of orthokeratology? It’s a fascinating regimen that has been used since the 1970s to correct refractive errors using custom-desig...

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A Brave New World: How Babies Develop Vision

Posted on April 27th, 2017

Love at first sight is definitely true for parents. While they fall in love upon laying eyes on their newborn child, it actually takes up to two month...

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Brain Tumours and How They Can Affect Your Eyes

Posted on April 20th, 2017

Every day, 27 Canadians are sat down by their doctor and told the devastating news that they have a brain tumour. With more than 120 different type...

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Too Sweet: How Sugar Impacts Your Eyes

Posted on April 13th, 2017

Everyone enjoys a few sweet treats here and there. Sugar in moderation is part of what makes life so delicious! To maintain a healthy lifestyle, keep...

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Too Much Sunshine: A Look at the Eye Disease Pterygium

Posted on April 5th, 2017

Spring is here! Warmer weather is imminent for our northern country, now that the budding season of sunshine and sprouting greens is officially in blo...

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Fishbowl Vision Set to Flip Eyewear Industry Upside Down

Posted on April 2nd, 2017

We’re excited to announce a new FYidoctors-exclusive technology that has been in development for the past few years called Fishbowl Vision! D...

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A Career in Sight: A Student Optometrist’s Perspective on National Doctors’ Day

Posted on March 30th, 2017

In many areas of Canada and the US, March 30th is the day we set aside to acknowledge the contributions doctors make in our health care system and com...

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10 Weirdly Fascinating Facts About Your Eyes

Posted on March 29th, 2017

They’ve been called the window to the soul and are one of the most unique parts of your body. With over 2 million individual components, your ey...

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World Water Day: The Importance of Eye Hydration

Posted on March 22nd, 2017

When celebrating World Water Day this March 22, we take time to appreciate our resources here in Canada while committing to philanthropic efforts tack...

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What Drinking Can Mean for Your Eyes

Posted on March 17th, 2017

Whether it’s the way our culture socializes or just a strategy to stay warm during the dark and frosty months of the year, consuming alcohol is...

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The Scoop on Eye Fatigue: What You Need to Know

Posted on March 15th, 2017

Just like the muscles in your body, your eyes can become easily strained by sitting in front of a computer, watching TV, or using your smartphone. The...

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