Does Dark Mode on Your Devices Reduce Eye Strain?

Posted on March 10th, 2020

Dark Mode seems to be a recent trend that’s taken off in 2020. Switching your screens, for example, from displaying a white background with blac...

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Eye Movements Reveal Difference Between Love, Lust and Friendship

Posted on February 13th, 2020

Did you know that you may be able to glean insight into whether someone is interested in pursuing a relationship with you just by watching their eyes?...

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5 Digital Technologies That Help Your Eyesight

Posted on December 10th, 2019

Technology is transforming the delivery of care across Canada as more and more of our health care system becomes digitized. With the myriad of advance...

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Why Our Eyes Are Different Colours

Posted on July 11th, 2019

Your eyes say a lot about who you are, but the differences in colour are about more than how you look. In fact, the genetics of eye colour is a lot mo...

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New AI Technology Instantly Analyzes Retinal Scans for Diabetic Retinopathy

Posted on December 11th, 2018

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

Posted on October 3rd, 2018

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?

Posted on September 20th, 2018

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

Posted on September 6th, 2018

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

Posted on June 29th, 2018

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

Posted on April 18th, 2017

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 compa...

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Inside Your Eye Exam: What is a Phoropter?

Posted on April 11th, 2017

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 nam...

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Teens and Their Tech: Be Aware of the Risks

Posted on March 28th, 2017

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

Posted on February 15th, 2017

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&r...

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Super Bowl Ads: How Eye Tracking Research Influences Advertising

Posted on February 6th, 2017

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...

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Technology in Review: Advancements in Laser Eye Surgery

Posted on January 23rd, 2017

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 ha...

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