Causes and Treatments for Astigmatism

Posted on October 28th, 2015

Astigmatism is probably the most misunderstood vision problem—despite that fact that it affects millions of Canadians. So what exactly is astigm...

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5 Effective Ways to Help Avoid Diabetic Retinopathy

Posted on October 28th, 2015

According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, diabetic retinopathy is currently the most common cause of legal blindness in adults. In fact, the dis...

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How Eye Training Can Reduce Vision "Blind Spots"

Posted on October 6th, 2015

While driving in the car, we're often on the look out for "blind spots" around us where a passing vehicle might be fast approaching. But...

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Keratoconus Eye Disease: Is Your Teen At Risk?

Posted on October 5th, 2015

Chances are you’ve never heard of keratoconus before. Yet, according to the Canadian Keratoconus Foundation, roughly 1 in 1000 people are likely to su...

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FYidoctors Helps Open the Toronto Stock Exchange

Posted on October 3rd, 2015

FYidoctors CEO, Dr. Alan Ulsifer (third from the right) was recently on hand to open the Toronto Stock Exchange Joining a group of some of Canada&#...

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The Value of Vision: A Breakdown of Eyewear Costs

Posted on September 30th, 2015

Eyeglasses have come a long way from the days when they were considered a necessary medical device. Today, they're as much about fashion as they a...

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Contact Lenses and Kids: What’s Best?

Posted on September 17th, 2015

The technology behind contact lenses has come a long way over the years, which is why it's no surprise that contact lenses for kids are becoming m...

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The Importance of Eye Exams for Infants & Toddlers

Posted on September 12th, 2015

Many Canadians think that getting a regular eye exam is something that only adults or older children need to worry about. Unfortunately, this simply i...

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Four Great Eye Health Resources for Kids

Posted on September 4th, 2015

According to the Canadian Association of Optometry, over 80% of all learning during a child’s first 12 years is visual. That's why it's incredibly imp...

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FYidoctors Hits the Streets of Toronto to Help Those in Need

Posted on August 27th, 2015

Recent research has shown that many Canadians put vision care last on their list of health care priorities. The reality, however, is that comprehensiv...

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Four Simple Ways to Prepare Your Child for an Eye Exam

Posted on August 27th, 2015

Health Canada recommends that school-aged children get a comprehensive eye exam at least once a year or as soon as you notice any change in their visi...

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The Link Between Eye Health and Learning

Posted on August 14th, 2015

According to the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO), over 25% of all school age children in the country have vision problems. That's a tro...

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Five Things Every Contact Lens Wearer Should Know

Posted on August 6th, 2015

Whether you only occasionally wear contact lenses or wear them instead of glasses, it's important to understand how to properly clean and maintain...

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FYidoctors Employee Spotlight: Patti Stuart, General Manager at FYidoctors - Chilliwack

Posted on August 6th, 2015

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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Six Simple Ways to Treat Dry Eyes

Posted on July 22nd, 2015

Dry eyes are an annoying, yet all too common condition that affects millions of Canadians, resulting in a stinging, burning or scratchy sensation...

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