The Reasons Your Eyes Sting When You Swim

If you’ve ever swam with your eyes open underwater, you might have noticed that they turn red and develop a burning sensation after a little while.  ...

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Understanding the Basics of Retinal Vein Occlusion

Retinal vein occlusion (RVO) is the second most common cause of vision loss from retinal vascular disorders. RVO is a popular topic among researchers...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Stephan Hinton

We are excited to have relocated our Westshore clinic to Eagle Creek Village! Today, we chat with one of the location’s optometrists, Dr. Stephan Hint...

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Customizing Your Fit with the i.Terminal® 2

To create the perfect fit for your new glasses, your optician needs to take many measurements. Not only does your eyewear need to sit properly on your...

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How to Stay Alert and Amused on Your Road Trip

On the road, drivers need to be alert, and vision can play a big part in this. Your visual acuity allows you to identify objects in your field of view...

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How Fibromyalgia Can Affect Your Eyes

What is fibromyalgia? An estimated 1.1 million Canadians are affected by fibromyalgia. May 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, which is intended to br...

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Clinic Spotlight: Victoria – Westshore

About the clinic South Island Optometry was born in 1999 when Dr. Snow and Dr. Morrison purchased the practice from Dr. Lynn, the optometrist who foun...

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From Light to Dark: Transitions® Technology Revolutionizes Contact Lenses

Glass photochromic lenses have been around since the 1960s, while plastic ones weren’t developed until in 1991. For decades, these glasses have darken...

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Your Child’s Vision Health: Learning, Screen Time, and the Outdoors

Have you taken your children for their eye exams lately? Kids’ vision is still developing—in fact, eye growth doesn’t stabilize until the age of 20. E...

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5 Digital Technologies That Help Your Eyesight

Digital Health Week recognizes how technology is transforming the delivery of care across Canada as more and more of our health care system becomes di...

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FYidoctors Celebrates a Decade of Serving Canadian Communities

Highly skilled eye care professionals. Innovative diagnostic technology. A driven passion to help patients see their absolute best. FYidoctors has see...

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Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe

Easy to make potato pancakes are perfect eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This March may still be on the cooler side, so warm and hearty meal id...

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Why Volunteerism is Important to Our Local and Global Communities

  Volunteering can be as simple as taking a few moments to shovel your neighbour’s driveway or giving someone a ride to an appointment. No matter how...

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Your Symptoms: Which Eye Drops to Use?

With such a large variety of eye drop types on the market, it’s hard to know what the best option is to make sure your eyes stay properly lubricated a...

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The Details of Eye Donation

Every year, over 1,000 Canadians are added to organ wait lists in hopes of receiving a life-saving transplant. Although the wait lists in Canada are s...

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