Five Easy Ways to Protect Your Eyes from UV Rays

Posted on July 15th, 2019

The sun is shining and there’s not a cloud in the sky – it’s the perfect day to hit the great outdoors and soak up the rays. Unfortu...

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Protect Your Eyes this Summer: Your Guide to Pools, Lakes and Oceans

Posted on July 15th, 2019

Whether you’re in or on the water, be mindful of hazards that could lead to eye troubles down the road. By taking some simple precautions, you c...

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3 Key Things to Consider When Picking Sunglasses

Posted on July 15th, 2019

When choosing the right sunglasses for the summer, there are more things to consider than what’s trending right now. Sure, sunglasses are a styl...

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Why Our Eyes Are Different Colours

Posted on July 11th, 2019

Your eyes say a lot about who you are, but the differences in colour are about more than how you look. In fact, the genetics of eye colour is a lot mo...

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Protecting Your Eyes for Athletics

Posted on July 5th, 2019

Keeping active is one of the most important facets of living a long, healthy life. While regular physical activity can help you look and feel better,...

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Clinic Spotlight: Winnipeg

Posted on July 4th, 2019

FYidoctors Winnipeg is welcoming two new optometrists to their team. Dr. Gary Butterworth and Dr. Tyler Buffie will be joining Dr. Neil Campbell at...

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How to Choose the Right Colour Lenses for Summer Activities

Posted on June 27th, 2019

Is seeing life through rose-coloured sunglasses right for you? It might be if you’re a fan of early-morning bike rides, if you’re a commut...

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Fireworks: How to Keep Your Eyes Safe

Posted on June 25th, 2019

Admiring a fireworks display, or setting off fireworks of your own, is a delightful and traditional way to celebrate special occasions.   H...

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10 Classic Reads for Warm Summer Afternoons

Posted on June 20th, 2019

Whether you are taking a road trip, flying overseas or having a stay-cation this summer, sometimes the best way to explore is to immerse yourself in a...

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How to Find the Perfect Pair of Men's Glasses

Posted on June 14th, 2019

Finding new glasses can be a challenge. After all, trying on eyewear isn't something we do on a regular basis—plus, in addition to being a m...

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Why Men are More Prone to Colour Blindness

Posted on June 12th, 2019

How people see colour isn’t the same for everyone. In fact, some people may have a deficiency in their vision that prevents them from making dis...

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5 Reasons to Be Cautious of Online Eye Exams

Posted on June 12th, 2019

Over the past few years there has been an increase of apps and paid online services claiming to offer complete eye exams using nothing more than your...

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Smoking and Your Eyes

Posted on June 12th, 2019

We all know that smoking is bad for your health. What may be less well-known is how bad it is for your eyes. A study in the Canadian Journal of O...

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#FYiCares Feature: Olympic Athlete Alex Kopacz on Wearing Sunglasses in Sports and in Life

Posted on May 24th, 2019

Recently, Olympic athlete Alex Kopacz stopped by FYidoctors to pick up a pair of Nike Maverick sunglasses. We chatted with Kopacz to learn a little mo...

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Vision Therapy Eye Exercises Can Improve Focus and Coordination

Posted on May 21st, 2019

Certain eye conditions cannot be corrected by glasses or contacts alone. When this is the case, treatments like vision therapy can be considered to as...

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