The SAD Truth of Northern Living: Canadians Must Take Measures to Decrease Risk of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted on March 2nd, 2017

Although Ontario’s Wiarton Willie and Nova Scotia’s Shubenacadie Sam both predicted only six more weeks of winter on last month’s Gr...

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What You Need to Know About Your Child’s First Eye Exam

Posted on February 23rd, 2017

Many Canadians believe getting a regular eye exam is something that only adults or older children need to worry about. This simply isn't the case....

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Eyes on the Silver Screen: How Our Eyes Help Tell the Story

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

Creating connections through eye techniques on film is an essential skill of any stand-out actor. In human interaction, eyes are used to communicate,...

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Optical Illusions That Have Taken the Interweb by Storm

Posted on February 21st, 2017

Our favourite time killing friend, the internet, has given us many distractions to help us pass the time. But none are quite as compelling as attempti...

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A GoPro on a Guide Dog: How a UK Man’s Clever Use of Tech Gear is Exposing Discrimination of the Blind on the Streets of London

Posted on February 17th, 2017

Guide dog Kika and her visually impaired owner Amit Patel have been receiving worldwide attention for their videos recorded using a GoPro strapped to...

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A Future with Eye Transplants Emphasizes Need to Donate

Posted on February 16th, 2017

Pittsburg scientists claim we can expect the first successful human eye transplant to happen within the next 10 years. Although organs have been tr...

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Eye Health Concerns We Have in Common with our 4-Legged Family Members

Posted on February 9th, 2017

When staying on top of the health of your whole family, your pet should also be included. There are many health risks that could affect your pup, incl...

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The Almighty Visor: How the Pros Protect Their Eyes on Game Day

Posted on February 1st, 2017

The football helmet — regulated safety gear or intimidation tool? While the action is unfolding between the Falcons and the Patriots during t...

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Carry Over Your Safe Work Eye Habits at Home

Posted on January 26th, 2017

Heavy duty labour doesn’t only take place at work, where safety procedures and first aid stations are located conveniently nearby. While workpla...

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What Are Floaters and Flashes?

Posted on January 17th, 2017

According to the Canadian Association of Optometrists, millions of Canadians are affected by “floaters” and “flashes,” a commo...

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The Cost of Vision Care—Can Coverage Work for You?

Posted on January 16th, 2017

The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) estimates the total price tag of vision loss in Canada at $19.1 billion per year. The staggering...

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Turkey and Bell Pepper Chili

Posted on January 3rd, 2017

Nothing beats a delicious bowl of chili. But it gets even better, because this new take on a classic turkey chili recipe is also incredibly healthy fo...

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Tip Sheet: How to Adopt Healthy Eye Habits This Year

Posted on January 3rd, 2017

It takes around 21 days to develop a new habit. There is no reason why the health of your eyes shouldn’t be a part of your 2017 healthy habit re...

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Cold Weather Sports and UV Eye Protection

Posted on December 23rd, 2016

When winter rolls in, cozying up by the fireplace is wonderful in the evening, but take full advantage of daylight hours by snowboardin...

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On the Horizon: Shop with Just a Blink of an Eye

Posted on December 19th, 2016

With the age of constantly evolving smartphones comes an onslaught of cutting edge handheld technology. Fingerprint scans and Near Field Communication...

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