How Being in Space Affects Your Eyesight

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

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

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

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

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

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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Early Alzheimer’s Detection: How Eye Exams Could Play a Role

Did you know that a simple eye exam could detect early signs of Alzheimer’s disease? New research has shown that with a special technique, your...

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Employee Spotlight – Dr. Jessica Stewart

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?

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

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

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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Better Sight. Better Grades. – Interview with Mr. St. Denis from R.F. Staples Secondary School

Maurice St. Denis is a school counsellor and teacher at R.F. Staples Secondary School in Westlock, Alberta. For the past six years, he has been active...

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Books versus e-readers: Is One Easier On the Eyes?

When e-books were first introduced in the early 2000s, they represented an exciting new opportunity. With the ability to store entire libraries in a s...

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Reader Picks: 10 Beloved Classics

Sometimes, the best way to explore is to immerse yourself in a good book. We asked you to share your favourite books with us—to share the wor...

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Superfood Highlight: Peppers

Bell peppers are an all-around superfood. They are packed with vitamins and nutrients and can be worked into colourful recipes the whole family will l...

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