Protect Your Eyes this Summer: Your Guide to Pools, Lakes and Oceans

Posted on July 15th, 2019

Whether you’re in or on the water, be mindful of hazards that could lead to eye troubles down the road. By taking some simple precautions, you c...

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3 Key Things to Consider When Picking Sunglasses

Posted on July 15th, 2019

When choosing the right sunglasses for the summer, there are more things to consider than what’s trending right now. Sure, sunglasses are a styl...

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Protecting Your Eyes for Athletics

Posted on July 5th, 2019

Keeping active is one of the most important facets of living a long, healthy life. While regular physical activity can help you look and feel better,...

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Why Men are More Prone to Colour Blindness

Posted on June 12th, 2019

How people see colour isn’t the same for everyone. In fact, some people may have a deficiency in their vision that prevents them from making dis...

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Smoking and Your Eyes

Posted on June 12th, 2019

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 O...

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Vision Therapy Eye Exercises Can Improve Focus and Coordination

Posted on May 21st, 2019

Certain eye conditions cannot be corrected by glasses or contacts alone. When this is the case, treatments like vision therapy can be considered to as...

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How Often Should Your Child Get an Eye Exam?

Posted on May 10th, 2019

How old were you when you had your first eye exam? Vision problems are common among school-aged kids and can often go undetected without regularly tak...

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Vision Trouble: The Link Between Eye Health & Overall Wellness

Posted on May 2nd, 2019

Our vision wellness is connected to our body’s overall wellness, even if we don’t necessarily realize it. This Vision Health Month, we are...

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Workplace Eyecare and Prescription Safety Glasses in Canada

Posted on April 26th, 2019

You only have one pair of eyes, and chances are your vision is integral to your work. Taking care of your eyesight is especially important if you work...

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Remarkable Visual Capabilities of People With Autism

Posted on April 11th, 2019

One of the many remarkable characteristics people with Autism commonly have is the enhanced ability to process visual information. Autism Spectrum Dis...

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OxSight Glasses: Augmented Reality for the Visually Impaired

Posted on February 26th, 2019

According to the world health organization, there are over 36 million people in the world that are blind. On top of that, 217 million people have mode...

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Eye Colour may Influence Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Posted on February 22nd, 2019

Have you ever wondered why some people find themselves confronted with depression correlated with specific seasons—known as Seasonal Affective D...

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Stem Cell Study Brings Us Closer to Regenerative Eye Health Treatments

Posted on January 31st, 2019

The human body is a miraculous thing: we grow from tiny little cells into robust beings. Our bodies possess built-in repair mechanisms that keep our t...

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How Being in Space Affects Your Eyesight

Posted on December 28th, 2018

Your favourite sci-fi movie or TV show might make living outside of the earth’s atmosphere look easy, but in reality, it’s a whole differe...

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What is a dilated eye exam and when do you need one?

Posted on October 26th, 2018

Has your doctor asked you to undergo a dilated eye exam? Or, have you heard a friend talking about their experience with one? Let’s take a cl...

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