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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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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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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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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