Rare Diseases and Your Vision

Patients and their families around the world share their stories on Rare Disease Day to promote awareness of the challenges, hopes, and needs of those...

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Creamy Tomato Soup

A steamy bowl of this classic soup will not only warm you up, but offers a tasty way to consume nutrients that are of benefit to your eye health.   To...

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Clinic Spotlight

A team of FYidoctors eye care professionals have returned from Jamaica where they provided eye care to those who don’t have access. The group saw over...

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Success of Vision Gene Therapy Could Mean Greater Availability

The success of a 15-year-old’s gene therapy has begun to pave the way for vision health care in North America. Treatment to reverse the blinding effec...

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Tips to Limit the Impact of Cold Air on Your Eyes

You know winter is here when you step out into the brisk morning air and it’s cold enough to make your eyes water. Some people wonder if their eyes te...

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Recipe: Salmon All-in-One

Rich in omega-3s and protein, salmon is a healthy option for quick and flavourful meal. Omega-3 fatty acid found in fish (docosahexaenoic acid or DHA)...

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In Just a Glance: Eye Movement Tells All

Did you know that you can determine if someone is interested in pursuing a relationship with you just by watching their eyes? In honour of Valentine’s...

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How the Optomap Retinal Scanner Helps Your Eyes

Ocular diseases can be detected by an optometrist before a patient notices any symptoms, which is why making regular eye exam appointments is central...

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White Cane Week Focuses on the Abilities of the Blind

Canadians living with vision loss face challenges every day, but those working to bring awareness want to focus on the abilities – not disabilities –...

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Are Eye Exams in Canada Covered by the Government?

According to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), 75% of all vision loss can be treated or prevented. Unfortunately, many Canadians d...

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Clinic Spotlight: FYidoctors in Jamaica

A group of FYidoctors eye care professionals are set to head down south to Jamaica later this month to help others see better. The five specialists wi...

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Smoking and Your Eyes

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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Blue Light Exposed: How FYidoctors’ New Protective Coatings Can Prevent Damage

With the use of digital technology on the rise more than ever, the effects of damaging blue light are becoming a growing concern amongst eye health ca...

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Insights on Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome

Viral infections such as herpes simplex can lead to many vision health complications, including a rare eye condition called Iridocorneal Endothelial S...

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Employee Spotlight: 3 FYidoctors ODs Acknowledged for Exceptional Skills

Three FYidoctors optometrists were recently recognized for their achievements in the field, and we could not be prouder to have them on our team. T...

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