New Smartphone App Offers Eye Care for Those in Need

According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 600 million people around the world who are visually impaired and without access to ev...

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Four New Technologies That Could Cure Blindness

According to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), there are as many as 1 million people across the country currently suffering from b...

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Canada Passes New Law for Cosmetic Contact Lenses

In the past few years, cosmetic contact lenses have become incredibly popular in Canada. These lenses are particularly in demand around Halloween, but...

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Bionic Vision: Coming to an Eyeball Near You

Imagine being able to spot a distant object three times farther than someone with perfect 20/20 vision, with eyes that remain sharp and focused even a...

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Optical Illusions: How They “Fool” Your Visual Cortex

Images copyright Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka  WARNING: Some of the pictures may cause dizziness or epileptic seizures. If you start feeling unw...

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FYidoctors Gets a Brand New Website

If you’ve visited the FYidoctors website anytime over the past few years, you may have noticed that things have changed recently. That's bec...

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Location Spotlight: Family Eyecare Centre

  Each month, FYidoctors features one of our over 100 locations across Canada. Come and meet the people and places that make FYidoctors so unique.Foun...

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How Early Detection Can Combat Hereditary Eye Disease

According to the CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind), 1 in 7 Canadians will struggle with eye disease at some point in their life. Unfort...

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Four Ways Eye Exams Can Protect Your Heart

The eyes have been called the window to the soul. But did you know they're also a window into the health of your heart? That's because eyes ar...

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Shades: Choose the right color lenses for summer activities

(From Associated Press) Is seeing life through rose-colored sunglasses right for you? It might be if you’re a fan of early-morning bike rides,...

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Five Things to Consider Before Buying Glasses Online

Let's face it: buying eyewear online has become a big part of the eye care industry. With convenient shopping and low prices, ordering your glasses o...

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Five Great Apps for Better Eye Health

In today's busy world, it's sometimes easy to forget about your eyes. Fortunately, thanks to advances in technology, it's easier than ever...

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Are Contact Lenses Right for You?

Many Canadians choose to wear contact lenses to correct common refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia. In fact, many...

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The Surprising Health Benefit of Google Contact Lenses

By now you've probably seen or heard about Google Glass, the global tech giant's attempt to blend eyewear with smart phone capabilities. Recently, Go...

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Eyewear Customized For Your Eyes

Internal Freeform Lenses - See the Difference Many people are aware of advances in technology in cars, TVs and cell phones but few people know that t...

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