How Your Peripheral Vision Works

Try this simple test: while staring straight ahead, try to be aware of the objects to your left, right, above and below—all without moving your head a...

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Best Banana Nut Loaf Recipe

Scrumptious banana bread is January’s answer to comfort food that is good for your eyes! Donna Height has shared her cherished family recipe with us t...

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Contact Lenses Could Soon Alert Changes in Health

As technology and health care advance, we benefit from it. Researchers are working as we speak to develop contact lenses that can give us insights int...

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Winter Fun and Eye Safety

Winter is a wonderful season for family merriment and activities. No matter how you choose to enjoy the snow, it's important to make sure your eyes ar...

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Eye Care Travel Tips

No matter where the holidays take you, make sure to be vision-prepared and pack all the essentials you’ll need to keep your eyes healthy and happy. Ch...

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Dreaming and Your Ocular System

What happens when we dream is something that has fascinated and eluded philosophers and scientists alike for thousands of years. How do our ocular sys...

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Chocolate Coconut Drops

Believe it or not, chocolate (when eaten in moderation) is actually good for your eyes. That’s because it contains flavonoids, which studies have foun...

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Barriers for the Visually Impaired Broken by Canadian Youth

It takes strength to champion awareness for the visually impaired in Canada. Saskatoon’s Charlene Young was recently acknowledged for her more than a...

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Finding the Link Between Vision and Dyslexia

Researchers think they may know a way to temporarily repair dyslexia, highlighting the link between vision and the disorder. French scientists have al...

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Squares

Pumpkin pie is a fall treat that almost everyone loves. But did you know that a single cup of cubed pumpkin contains almost twice the recommended dail...

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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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