OxSight Glasses: Augmented Reality for the Visually Impaired

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

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)

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

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

[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

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

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

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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12 Days of Eyewear Styles

Here at FYidoctors, we not only want to help you see better—we also want you to feel confident and on-trend (if that’s your thing). When i...

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New AI Technology Instantly Analyzes Retinal Scans for Diabetic Retinopathy

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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Chronic Dry Eye May Lead to Slower Reading Speed

A recent study published in the Journal of Optometry and Vision Science found that people who suffer from chronic dry eye may be more likely to have a...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Adam Reid

Dr. Adam Reid recently joined our team as Co-Lead Optometrist at Banker’s Hall in Calgary. He received a Bachelor of Science from the University...

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#FYiCares Guest Blogger: Jessica Van Gaalen

As part of our FYidoctors Decade of Care celebration, a series of guest bloggers will be featured on our pages to talk about their thoughts and person...

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Early Alzheimer’s Detection: How Eye Exams Could Play a Role

Did you know that a simple eye exam could detect early signs of Alzheimer’s disease? New research has shown that with a special technique, your...

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Employee Spotlight – Dr. Jessica Stewart

Meet Dr. Jessica Stewart, an enthusiastic optometrist at our Parry Sound clinic. Her passion for helping people improve their quality of life by impro...

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