New Canadian-Made Technology Offers Sight for the Blind

Posted on October 31st, 2015

29-year old Kathy Beitz from Guelph, Ontario recently made headlines around the world thanks to a YouTube video of Kathy seeing her newborn baby for t...

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New Smartphone App Offers Eye Care for Those in Need

Posted on October 30th, 2015

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

Posted on September 30th, 2015

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

Posted on September 18th, 2015

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

Posted on August 6th, 2015

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

Posted on July 7th, 2015

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

Posted on July 7th, 2015

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

Posted on June 19th, 2015

  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

Posted on May 12th, 2015

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

Posted on May 6th, 2015

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

Posted on April 9th, 2015

(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

Posted on April 9th, 2015

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

Posted on April 9th, 2015

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?

Posted on April 9th, 2015

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

Posted on April 9th, 2015

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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