New AI Technology Instantly Analyzes Retinal Scans for Diabetic Retinopathy

More than 400 million people around the world are living with diabetes, which means that a large number of people are also at risk of developing diabe...

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Canada's First Optometry Virtual Reality lab

University of Waterloo in partnership with FYidoctors creates first optometry Virtual Reality lab of its kind in Canada The University of Waterloo&...

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Books versus e-readers: Is One Easier On the Eyes?

When e-books were first introduced in the early 2000s, they represented an exciting new opportunity. With the ability to store entire libraries in a s...

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Education Innovation: How Students are Benefiting from Advances in Vision-related Technology

We’re living in an age where technology is transforming our lives at every turn—and the classroom is no exception. New and cutting-edge...

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AI-based Diagnostic System for Diabetic Retinopathy

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been making waves for some years; those waves are continuing to affect the world of medicine. The FDA has recently fa...

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Canadian Tech Firm Helps Legally Blind See

Giving sight to the legally blind becomes more of a reality every day. Canadian tech firm eSight is part of this movement. This Ontario-based company...

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Inside Your Eye Exam: What is a Phoropter?

If you've ever had an eye exam, chances are you've been up close and personal with a phoropter (even if you aren't exactly sure of its name). The dev...

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Teens and Their Tech: Be Aware of the Risks

Parenting and controlling screen time go hand in hand if you have a teenager these days. The fact is, young millennials and generation Z were born int...

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Eye Movements Reveal Difference Between Love and Lust

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’...

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Super Bowl Ads: How Eye Tracking Research Influences Advertising

It’s that time of year again. Seemingly the only time during the year when people search out commercials on YouTube instead of skipping them in frust...

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Technology in Review: Advancements in Laser Eye Surgery

With 20 years of laser eye surgery development behind us, many questions about patient risks and outcomes remain. A review of how far the procedure h...

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Finesse Your Hand-Eye Coordination with the Newest App Technology

The world of iPad games has both kids and their family optometrists smiling with the release of a new hand-eye coordination game. Programmed to detec...

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The Lazy Eye and How Gaming is Being Used to Correct It

Not everybody is blessed with perfect vision or eye health, and the list of potential afflictions is long. However, many eye problems are correctable,...

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Night Driving Gets Safer with Zeiss Lenses

It’s not uncommon for people to find driving at night stressful: visibility is limited and the field of vision is consistently high contrast. Aging d...

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Suspense for Snapchat Spectacles

Coming Soon “Landing soon,” states the Spectacles website, noncommittally. Snapchat’s video-shooting glasses are to be released in the upcoming month...

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