The SAD Truth about Northern Canadian Living: Measures to Decrease Risk of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted on February 18th, 2020

For most of Canada, we still have a ways to go before the snow melts and the flowers begin to poke through the ground. During winter, symptoms of seas...

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Four Health Problems Eye Exams Can Detect

Posted on February 5th, 2020

Eye exams aren’t just about getting a new prescription for glasses or contact lenses. In fact, they are so much more, and offer a glimpse not on...

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Enjoying the Winter Season: Our 2020 Winter Event List and Cold Weather Eye Care

Posted on January 21st, 2020

Winter is here, and with it comes a variety of festivals and events across the country. You may be spending more time outdoors with family or friends...

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6 Things to Consider Before Getting Laser Eye Surgery

Posted on January 20th, 2020

If you're one of the millions of Canadians who wear eyeglasses or contact lenses, chances are you've considered getting laser eye surgery at s...

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National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Causes, Treatment and Research

Posted on January 9th, 2020

January is National Glaucoma Awareness month. In honour of this important month, we are going to share key information about this disease and the step...

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You'll Poke Your Eye Out: A Christmas Story About Keeping Your Kids’ Eyes Safe

Posted on December 5th, 2019

Watching a child’s eyes light up when they open a Christmas gift is one of those rare moments we as adults all strive for each holiday season. A...

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Essential Holiday Travel Items for Your Eyes

Posted on November 29th, 2019

No matter where the holidays take you, make sure to be vision-prepared and pack all the essential travel items you’ll need to keep your eyes hea...

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Sleep Changes, Outdoor Activities & Driving at Night: Tips for Eyecare & Seasonal Change

Posted on November 6th, 2019

As we transition into winter, there are factors to consider to ensure your vision isn’t negatively affected by changes in your routine or change...

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Understanding What Causes Epilepsy

Posted on November 1st, 2019

Did you know that epilepsy isn’t just one disease; rather, it is a group of neurological diseases all characterized by epileptic seizures? This...

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5 Reasons for Routine Child Eye Exams

Posted on October 10th, 2019

After buying school supplies, uniforms and getting that snazzy back-to-school haircut, we are finally getting used to the routine of a new school year...

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Weather-Induced Dry and Itchy Eyes

Posted on October 3rd, 2019

Depending on where you live, autumn tends to be a dry season, with humidity levels dropping along with the temperature. For many, this isn’t muc...

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Learn Why Academics and Vision Are Linked and How Parents Can Help Kids Succeed

Posted on September 26th, 2019

The first day of school is a big day for both parents and students. School-aged children walk into their classrooms with aspirations of learning and a...

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Through a Child's Eyes: Skylar's Story

Posted on September 18th, 2019

Seeing the world through a child’s eyes is an expression typically used to describe an untainted perspective. Eleven-year-old Skylar did not rea...

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Alzheimer’s Disease & Eye Movements: Research Looks at Eye Tracking as a Predictor of Early Dementia

Posted on September 11th, 2019

Affording patients with valuable additional time to address and possibly treat symptoms related to their illness is of the essence during diagnosis. C...

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5 Signs Your Child May Need an Eye Exam

Posted on September 6th, 2019

According to the Canadian Association of Optometrists, over 25% of school age children have vision problems with studies showing a direct correlation...

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