FYidoctors Reaches Out to Fort McMurray

Posted on December 12th, 2016

On May 1st, a wildfire began southwest of the urban service area of Fort McMurray in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Alberta. Since then, o...

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The Differences Between an Optometrist, Optician, and Ophthalmologist

Posted on December 12th, 2016

Many Canadians know about the importance of regular eye exams and having proper eyewear. But not everyone is aware of the different roles that eye car...

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5 Eye and Vision Myths

Posted on December 1st, 2016

Chances are you've heard a lot of different pieces of information over the years about your vision. There are, of course, some supposed myths that...

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Halloween Safety and Eye Care: What You Need to Know

Posted on December 1st, 2016

The pumpkins are carved, the house looks spooky, and there’s a big bowl full of candy bars next to the front door, which means it’s Hallow...

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Take a Look at National Diabetes Month

Posted on December 1st, 2016

When most people think of diabetes they think about high blood sugar levels and insulin shots. But, did you know that diabetes is also the leading cau...

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Better Sight. Better Grades. this National Philanthropy Day

Posted on December 1st, 2016

At FYidoctors, we know seeing equals learning. With statistics declaring that one quarter of Canadian school aged children suffer from vision problems...

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Protect Your Eyes During UV Safety Month

Posted on November 30th, 2016

July is UV Safety Month! We all know how UV, or ultraviolet rays can harm your skin, but did you know that your eyes are also at risk? With the summer...

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Autumn’s Surreal Sunsets

Posted on November 25th, 2016

Now that fall has set upon us, temperatures are dropping and the days are getting shorter. You may also notice that autumn provides some of the most s...

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How the Aurora Borealis Form

Posted on November 2nd, 2016

Canada’s already been blessed this year with an impressive number of aurora borealis sightings. The majestic and mesmerizing lights draw tourist...

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Pumpkin Carving Round Up

Posted on October 28th, 2016

Thank you to everyone who submitted their pumpkin carvings for our contest. It was so hard to pick just one winner, but congratulations to our winner...

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The Connection Between Lupus and Your Eyes

Posted on October 5th, 2016

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body. It is caused by an immune system disorder where your body attacks healthy...

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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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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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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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