Quinan, Nova Scotia Is North America's First UNESCO Starlight Tourist Designation: Meet the Blind Astronomer Who Made it a Reality

  Astrophotography, the process of taking pictures of anything in space, is a highly specialized area of photography that stems from astronomy, the st...

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Arm Yourself Against Weather-Induced Dry Eye

Depending on where you live, late autumn tends to be a dry season, with humidity levels dropping along with the temperature. For many, this isn’t much...

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From Axis to PD: Learn About Your Eyeglass Prescription

Have you ever wondered what all the codes on your eyeglass prescription mean? Think back to your last eye exam. Your doctor examined your vision while...

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Effective Ways to Avoid Fungal Eye Infections

Fungal eye infections. We can all agree that, they're as offputting as they sound. Unfortunately, they can also lead to serious eye conditions, includ...

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Invention of Contact Lenses Turn 130

Imagine life 130 years ago. Back in 1887, folks were celebrating the first Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, and the creation of Banff Nati...

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Pinprick Be Gone: New App Offers Diabetics Non-Invasive Monitoring

New technology is changing the way those affected with diabetes measure glucose levels. Epic Health is the first tech of its kind that works by a user...

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Your Smartphone and How it Can Impact Your Vision

If you're like most people, chances are your smartphone is the first thing you look at when you get up and the last thing you see before you go to sle...

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Chunky Stewed Vegetables with Tomatoes Recipe

This vegetable-heavy stew is the perfect hearty meal to warm you up on a cold winter’s night. The veggies included in this recipe aren’t hard to find...

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Clinic Spotlight: Urban Optik Joins FYidoctors

FYidoctors welcomes the staff and office of Urban Optik in Edmonton, Alberta, as one of our newest partners! We sat down with optometrist Dr. Annu Kau...

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6 Facts You Need to Know About Diabetic Retinopathy

One in three Canadians live with diabetes or prediabetes. Even more shocking are the estimated 1.5 million who are living with the disease undiagnosed...

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3 Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy This Fall

  Contact lenses have come a long way since German ophthalmologist Adolph Fick was the first to successfully fit a pair (made from blown glass!) on a...

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Top 5 DIY Edible Eye-Themed Halloween Treats

We’ve got the exclusive on the best spooky eye-themed Halloween treats! Kids and parents alike will enjoy preparing these fun and easy-to-make dessert...

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Discover the Truth Behind Common Eyesight Myths

It isn't always clear how they start, but certain eye-related myths seem to crop up again and again. We’re setting the record straight on ten of these...

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New Microscope Prototype Could Compensate for Loss of Vision

Researchers out of Rice University in Houston, Texas are developing a surgically-implanted microscope prototype to restore sight for those with vision...

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How World Sight Day Helps Give Children Better Vision

The month of October is a busy one at FYidoctors and Visique clinics across Canada, as we raise funds for Optometry Giving Sight’s World Sight Day Cha...

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