White Cane Week: Navigating Life with Vision Loss

Posted on February 11th, 2021

February 7 to 13 is White Cane Week, an awareness campaign centered around recognizing the abilities of the national visually impaired community, and...

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Information, Symptoms and Technology

Posted on February 5th, 2021

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month, an important time for awareness regarding the leading cause of blindness in North...

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Everything to Know About Intraocular Melanoma

Posted on February 4th, 2021

February 4 is During World Cancer Day, so we are taking the opportunity to raise awareness about eye cancers, particularly intraocular melanoma. Wh...

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Myopia: What is Nearsightedness and How is It Treated

Posted on January 28th, 2021

If you have trouble seeing things that are far away, but have no problem concentrating on objects up close, you might have nearsightedness, or myopia....

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Working from Home and Eye Health: 9 Ways to Optimize Your Workspace

Posted on January 28th, 2021

As of late, many of us may have shifted away from our consistently lit offices, ergonomically correct workstations, and well-timed breaks to working f...

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Teaching Braille to Visually Impaired Children

Posted on January 21st, 2021

Thanks to the invention of the braille language, visually impaired children can enjoy the wonderful world of storytelling. Reading stimulates the mind...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Miriam Debly

Posted on January 20th, 2021

Dr. Miriam Debly is an optometrist and clinic partner of Nova Scotia based, Family Vision. She’s been practicing optometry since 1991, providing...

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National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Causes, Treatment and Research

Posted on January 18th, 2021

January is National Glaucoma Awareness month. In honour of this important month, we are going to share key information about this disease and the step...

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5 Tips for Driving in the Dark

Posted on January 17th, 2021

Driving at night can be challenging for many people. Add in adverse, unpredictable winter weather conditions and fluctuating light and glare from insi...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Karen Chan

Posted on January 12th, 2021

What’s your current role at FYidoctors? I am an optometrist at the new partner of FYidoctors, Keefer Place Optometry and at FYidoctors &n...

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Taking Pics to Share, Without the Glare: Outdoor Photography & Glasses

Posted on December 30th, 2020

Tips for Successfully Taking Photos with Glasses Whether you’re behind the camera or in front of it, it takes skill and patience to navigate...

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Reducing Stress During the Holidays: Tips for You and Your Eye Health

Posted on December 22nd, 2020

The holiday season is always busy and stressful. This year is no different as we try to navigate a restriction-filled world of COVID-19. The pressure...

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Remedy for Dry Eyes in Winter

Posted on December 11th, 2020

Depending on where you live, humidity levels tend to drop along with the temperature in the fall and winter seasons. For many, this isn’t much o...

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Employee Spotlight: Alissa Powell, Optician

Posted on December 3rd, 2020

FYidoctors Whistler is nestled in the heart of British Columbia’s coastal mountains. Step out the door of this clinic and you’re steps awa...

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Inside Look: DUO-FORM Premium Progressive Lenses

Posted on December 1st, 2020

You personalize your clothes, style and belongings—why not personalize your lenses? DUO-FORM premium progressive lenses offer advanced customiza...

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