Beyond a Sight Test: The Importance of Eye Exams

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

Everyone who wears glasses or contacts is familiar with eye exams. No doubt, most of us have been looking at the letter charts at the doctor’s o...

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Diagnosing Concussions Using Eye-Tracking Technology

Posted on June 21st, 2016

Concussions are one of the more commonplace injuries, and yet one of the riskiest. Especially widespread in young children and those who play contact...

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June is Cataract Awareness Month

Posted on June 15th, 2016

According to the CNIB, more than 2.5 million Canadians have cataracts. June is Cataract Awareness Month, so to raise awareness of this leading cause o...

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5 Tips for Traveling with Contacts This Summer

Posted on June 14th, 2016

When traveling, it’s the things we take for granted that become the biggest headache. This is especially true for those of us who wear glasses a...

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Say Bye To Your Stye in 5 Simple Steps

Posted on June 14th, 2016

Has your eyelid ever become painful, red, and swollen with something that looks like a bug bite or a pimple? Chances are you’ve had a stye, or i...

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Are You Smoking Yourself Blind?

Posted on June 14th, 2016

We all know that smoking is bad for your health. What may be less well-known is how bad it is for your eyes. A study in the Canadian Journal of Optome...

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Give The Gift Of Sight This Mother’s Day

Posted on June 14th, 2016

Image courtesy of Optometry Giving Sight   This Mother’s Day, celebrate mothers all over the world by giving a gift that transforms l...

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How to Choose the Right Eye Protection at Work

Posted on June 14th, 2016

Eye injuries in the workplace are shockingly common. In fact, according to the CNIB, every day, 700 Canadians sustain eye injuries on the job, resulti...

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1 in 5 Canadians With Vision Loss See Visual Hallucinations

Posted on June 14th, 2016

When most people think of vision loss, they think of blindness. But a recent study conducted by Dr. Keith Gordon of the Canadian National Institute fo...

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An Innovative Treatment For Lazy Eye in Children

Posted on June 14th, 2016

Child with Strabismus, one of the causes of Amblyopia There haven’t been any innovations in lazy eye treatment in over 60 years, but that&rsq...

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An App That Looks Out For Your Eyes

Posted on June 14th, 2016

Everybody knows that spending too much time in front of digital screens can be bad for your eyes. But according to a 2013 poll conducted by Ipsos on b...

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5 Easy Ways to Avoid Fungal Eye Infections

Posted on June 14th, 2016

Fungal eye infections. Yup, they're as offputting as they sound. Unfortunately, they can also lead to serious eye conditions, including a loss of...

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FYidoctors Spotlight: Keith Richardson, Regional Optical Services Manager, Peace River Country

Posted on June 14th, 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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The Story of a Blind Woman Who Switched Personalities and Could Suddenly See

Posted on June 14th, 2016

  The link between the way we see and the way our brain works is incredibly strong. Case in point: a recent article from the medical publication PsyC...

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Meet The Eye Doctor Who's Given Sight to 100,000 Disadvantaged Patients

Posted on June 14th, 2016

Dr. Sanduk Ruit at work in Nepal (Image courtesy of Michael Amendolia) In a remote corner of Nepal, where poverty, disease and natural disasters ha...

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