Employee Spotlight: 3 FYidoctors ODs Acknowledged for Exceptional Skills

Posted on January 8th, 2018

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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Employee Spotlight: Peru Benefits from Skills of FYidoctors OD

Posted on January 8th, 2018

Edmonton FYidoctors optometrist Dr. Annu Kaul is back from Lima, Peru, where she recently donated her personal time, finances, and skillset to helping...

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Making Fish Oil a Part of Your Diet Could Protect Your Vision

Posted on January 7th, 2018

Indulging in baked salmon, spicy tuna, and the odd marinated swordfish could be the key to good vision now that new research has indicated fish oil ma...

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Clinic Spotlight: McLeod Optometry Clinic

Posted on January 5th, 2018

FYidoctors welcomes the staff and office of McLeod Optometry Clinic in Ottawa, Ontario, as one of our newest partners! We sat down with optometrist Dr...

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How Your Peripheral Vision Works

Posted on January 5th, 2018

Try this simple test: while staring straight ahead, try to be aware of the objects to your left, right, above and below—all without moving your head a...

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Contact Lenses Could Soon Alert Changes in Health

Posted on December 29th, 2017

As technology and health care advance, we benefit from it. Researchers are working as we speak to develop contact lenses that can give us insights int...

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Winter Health Tips for Eye Protection

Posted on December 28th, 2017

Winter is a wonderful season for family merriment and activities. No matter how you choose to enjoy the snow, it's important to make sure your eye...

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Dreaming and Your Ocular System

Posted on December 17th, 2017

What happens when we dream is something that has fascinated and eluded philosophers and scientists alike for thousands of years. How do our ocular sys...

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Barriers for the Visually Impaired Broken by Canadian Youth

Posted on December 15th, 2017

It takes strength to champion awareness for the visually impaired in Canada. Saskatoon’s Charlene Young was recently acknowledged for her more than a...

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Finding the Link Between Vision and Dyslexia

Posted on December 12th, 2017

Researchers think they may know a way to temporarily repair dyslexia, highlighting the link between vision and the disorder. French scientists have al...

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Squares

Posted on December 11th, 2017

Pumpkin pie is a fall treat that almost everyone loves. But did you know that a single cup of cubed pumpkin contains almost twice the recommended dail...

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Quinan, Nova Scotia Is North America's First UNESCO Starlight Tourist Designation: Meet the Blind Astronomer Who Made it a Reality

Posted on December 9th, 2017

  Astrophotography, the process of taking pictures of anything in space, is a highly specialized area of photography that stems from astronomy, the st...

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Protect Against Winter-Induced Dry and Itchy Eyes

Posted on December 3rd, 2017

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

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From Axis to PD: Learn About Your Eyeglass Prescription

Posted on November 29th, 2017

Have you ever wondered what all the codes on your eyeglass prescription mean? Think back to your last eye exam. Your doctor examined your vision while...

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Effective Ways to Avoid Fungal Eye Infections

Posted on November 27th, 2017

Fungal eye infections. We can all agree that, they're as offputting as they sound. Unfortunately, they can also lead to serious eye conditions, includ...

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