FYidoctors and the World Sight Day Challenge

Posted on October 2nd, 2016

  Imagine not being able to see clearly. Amazing sights that many take for granted, like a breathtaking sunset or a child taking its first steps, go...

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Seasonal Allergies and Eye Health

Posted on September 29th, 2016

Once springtime ends, allergies unfortunately don’t vanish. In the fall, dandelion, pollen, and ragweed continue to be the biggest offenders. We...

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Do You Have Convergence Insufficiency?

Posted on September 23rd, 2016

One of the leading causes of eyestrain, blurred vision, double vision, and headaches turns out to be one of the least commonly diagnosed. The conditio...

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National Literacy Month: Our Favourite Fictional Eyeglass Wearers

Posted on September 14th, 2016

Think about your favourite book. What makes it stand out so much to you? Is it the relevance of the theme, the depth of setting, or perhaps the qualit...

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Indoor Eye Discomfort? Check your Furnace Filters

Posted on September 7th, 2016

Have you ever wondered why seasonal allergy symptoms such as dry, itchy eyes sometimes continue to affect people long after they go inside? The answer...

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Reducing Screen-Related Eye Strain

Posted on September 6th, 2016

Work is picking up and it is time to head back to school, which means hours of reading and report writing all on a computer or projector screen. While...

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Lagophthalmos: Cause, Symptoms, and Treatment

Posted on August 15th, 2016

On average, a person will blink in excess of 21,000 times per day. That’s every four seconds, or 900 blinks per hour. Blinking is essential to e...

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Learning by Sight

Posted on August 11th, 2016

Seeing clearly is essential for success in the classroom when children head back to school. Those who have trouble seeing will undoubtedly have troubl...

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August is National Eye Exam Month

Posted on August 3rd, 2016

Annual eye exams are critical to overall vision health, yet an alarmingly low number of adults schedule and attend these appointments. Even though the...

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Employee Spotlight – Nadia Ahmed

Posted on July 27th, 2016

With over 280 locations across Canada, FYidoctors employees are some of the most dedicated and passionate eye care professionals working in the indust...

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Retinal Detachment: Signs, Treatment, and Prevention

Posted on July 27th, 2016

A retinal tear or retinal detachment usually presents suddenly and can seriously damage your eye and lead to permanent vision loss if not immediately...

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Happy Different Coloured Eyes Day

Posted on July 12th, 2016

Robert Downey Jr. has it, so does Mila Kunis and Benedict Cumberbatch. From Dan Aykroyd to Olivia Wilde, there’s no shortage of celebrities and...

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Orbis Mobile Eye Hospital Takes Flight

Posted on July 11th, 2016

In the battle against blindness, Orbis has a new weapon.   The third-generation Flying Eye Hospital was unveiled at Los Angeles Internation...

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Canada Day I-Spy

Posted on July 8th, 2016

  Canada Day is the day we all reflect on what makes this country great. Canada is also home to some of the most interesting roadside attr...

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Flattering Sunglasses for Your Face

Posted on June 28th, 2016

Picking out sunglasses can be one of the most fun – or challenging – parts of changing your wardrobe for the new season. A fun new pair ca...

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