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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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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Finesse Your Hand-Eye Coordination with the Newest App Technology

Posted on January 10th, 2017

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 det...

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

Posted on December 13th, 2016

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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Zeiss DriveSafe Lenses Make Driving at Night Safer

Posted on December 7th, 2016

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

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Suspense for Snapchat Spectacles

Posted on December 1st, 2016

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

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Smart Contact Lenses: A Futuristic Reality

Posted on December 1st, 2016

Imagine: you’re on a leisurely evening stroll. You look up and witness a glorious sunset unfolding. With the blink of your eyes, a photo of the...

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How the Human Eye Works Like a Camera

Posted on November 24th, 2016

Before technology brought a high-quality camera to everyone’s pockets, nature gave us a camera-like structure of our own: the human eye. What...

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