White Cane Week Focuses on the Abilities of the Blind

Posted on February 8th, 2018

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?

Posted on January 23rd, 2018

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

Posted on January 22nd, 2018

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

Posted on January 17th, 2018

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

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Insights on Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome

Posted on January 11th, 2018

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

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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