Eye Colour may Influence Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Posted on February 22nd, 2019

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

Posted on February 21st, 2019

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

Posted on February 15th, 2019

[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

Posted on January 31st, 2019

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

Posted on January 23rd, 2019

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

Posted on December 28th, 2018

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

Posted on December 20th, 2018

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

Posted on December 11th, 2018

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

Posted on December 8th, 2018

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

Posted on November 22nd, 2018

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

Posted on November 16th, 2018

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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Employee Spotlight – Dr. Jessica Stewart

Posted on October 28th, 2018

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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What is a dilated eye exam and when do you need one?

Posted on October 26th, 2018

Has your doctor asked you to undergo a dilated eye exam? Or, have you heard a friend talking about their experience with one? Let’s take a cl...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Ben Wild

Posted on October 5th, 2018

Meet Dr. Ben Wild, a passionate optometrist who has joined our team in Peace River. Dr. Wild is a recent graduate from the University of Waterloo Scho...

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Canada's First Optometry Virtual Reality Lab

Posted on October 3rd, 2018

University of Waterloo in partnership with FYidoctors creates first optometry Virtual Reality lab of its kind in Canada The University of Waterloo&...

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