Employee Spotlight: Dr. Abraham Yuen

Posted on May 2nd, 2019

Dr. Yuen was inspired to become an optometrist so that he can give back to the community and to people in-need. He is passionate about providing patie...

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The Baeumler’s Experience with FYidoctors: Frames for the Whole Family

Posted on April 30th, 2019

HGTV design and renovation experts Sarah and Bryan Baeumler have taken on their fair share of challenging projects. This year they’re taking on...

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Workplace Eyecare and Prescription Safety Glasses in Canada

Posted on April 26th, 2019

You only have one pair of eyes, and chances are your vision is integral to your work. Taking care of your eyesight is especially important if you work...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Ashala Mah

Posted on April 16th, 2019

Dr. Ashala Mah hit the ground running at the start of her optometry career and hasn’t stopped bringing dedicated and expert eyecare to patients...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Errin Bligh

Posted on April 15th, 2019

Dr. Errin Bligh understands exactly how you and your family are feeling as you arrive for your optical check-up. As a child, Dr. Bligh was told she wa...

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Remarkable Visual Capabilities of People With Autism

Posted on April 11th, 2019

One of the many remarkable characteristics people with Autism commonly have is the enhanced ability to process visual information. Autism Spectrum Dis...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Cassandra Koroll

Posted on March 8th, 2019

Dr. Cassandra Koroll is an optometrist in our Market Mall clinic in Saskatoon and she knew she wanted to dedicate her career to eye care after her gra...

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OxSight Glasses: Augmented Reality for the Visually Impaired

Posted on February 26th, 2019

According to the world health organization, there are over 36 million people in the world that are blind. On top of that, 217 million people have mode...

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Unbreakable Glasses and Unbreakable Spirit: Clare Jackson

Posted on February 22nd, 2019

If there’s one thing that’s clear about ten-year-old Clare Jackson, it’s that she lights up every room she goes into. “Clare i...

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Eye Colour may Influence Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Posted on February 22nd, 2019

Have you ever wondered why some people find themselves confronted with depression correlated with specific seasons—known as Seasonal Affective D...

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How Your Glasses Affects the First Impression

Posted on February 21st, 2019

It takes only a tenth of a second to make a first impression on someone. The way we perceive faces creates significant reactions from our brains. O...

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Better Sight. Better Grades. Making a Bigger Impact: Calgary Reads Promotes Literacy and Learning

Posted on February 15th, 2019

[Blog photo courtesy of Calgary Reads] Since 2014 FYIdoctors’ has provided a nation-wide outreach program to support Canadian children’...

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Stem Cell Study Brings Us Closer to Regenerative Eye Health Treatments

Posted on January 31st, 2019

The human body is a miraculous thing: we grow from tiny little cells into robust beings. Our bodies possess built-in repair mechanisms that keep our t...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Kevin Tyber

Posted on January 23rd, 2019

Dr. Kevin Tyber is the lead optometrist at our Ajax clinic in Ontario. While many of us find out what we’re passionate about in adulthood, Dr. T...

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How Being in Space Affects Your Eyesight

Posted on December 28th, 2018

Your favourite sci-fi movie or TV show might make living outside of the earth’s atmosphere look easy, but in reality, it’s a whole differe...

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