Know Your Solar Eclipse Safety Precautions

The total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21 will be the centre of attention for most of North America. The rare cosmic event will have the sun and moon...

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Colour-Blindness-Correcting Glasses Continue to Make an Impact

Colour blindness, or colour vision deficiency, is a hereditary condition that affects 1 in 12 men and roughly 1 in 200 women worldwide. Most types of...

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Blind Athletes Compete in Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival

Members of Calgary’s Vision Builders Dragon Boat Racing Team. Coach: Char. First row: Shabu and Shaida. Second row: Laila and Mary. Third row: O...

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Mighty Peace Day Celebrates Youth Alongside International Youth Day

Youth are such an important part of our future so it’s only fitting that we take a day to celebrate their successes. Every August 12th we acknowledge...

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Recipe: Apple Farro Salad

With so many potluck get togethers and spontaneous picnics throughout the summer, having a go-to recipe on hand will prevent you from scrambling at th...

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Gain Some Clarity on Supplements for Protection Against Eye Disease

Sometimes there just isn’t enough time in the day to ensure you are eating all of the healthy nutrients you need to maintain good eye health. That’s l...

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Camping 101 with Contact Lenses

If you’re a contact lens wearer, you’ll need to take extra precautions when spending longer amounts of time outdoors this summer. Activities such as c...

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A Comprehensive Eye Exam in 5 Steps

Eye doctors who have your vision health in mind don’t push style over substance, they believe in giving every patient a thorough exam before consideri...

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Stargazing: How Our Eyes See the Night Sky

Gazing at the stars on a clear summer night is a wonderful pastime for people of all ages, but it’s only the extremely dedicated who take astrology to...

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5 Eye Exercises to Improve Your Vision

We all know how important exercise is to the overall health of our bodies. But did you know there are some basic exercises you can do to improve the o...

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Employee Spotlight: FYidoctors’ Dr. Annu Kaul Departs to Provide Vision Care in Lima, Peru

FYidoctors is no stranger to community outreach, providing financial and physical assistance to organizations such as Optometry Giving Sight, FYi Foun...

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The Evolution of 3D Printing Takes on Optical Industry

As 3D printers become more commonplace, they are being spotted in industry labs of all types. Product developers are in the experimentation stage, tes...

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Would You Dine in the Dark? How a Unique Culinary Experience Is Employing the Legally Blind

Millions of people live with blindness every day, relying on senses other than their eyes to navigate the world around them. For a sighted person, ima...

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How to Choose the Right Colour Lenses for Summer Activities

Is seeing life through rose-coloured sunglasses right for you? It might be if you’re a fan of early-morning bike rides, if you’re a commuter at dusk,...

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Clinic Spotlight: Calgary Clinics Provide Glasses to The Mustard Seed

Thanks to the efforts of two Calgary, Alberta, based FYidoctors clinics, a few lucky citizens in need are sporting custom-fit premium eyewear free of...

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