How Guide Dogs are Helping Canada’s Blind Youth

Posted on June 1st, 2018

When someone has a severe visual impairment or blindness, they have some options to assist them in safely navigating their environment. One option is...

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Vision Health Month Eye-Healthy Recipe: So Nutty Apricot Bites

Posted on June 1st, 2018

Healthy eating is often associated with hours of meal preparation that you often just don’t have time for. Sometimes, grabbing a sugar-filled gr...

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Vision Health Month Eye-Healthy Recipe: Tomato Salad

Posted on May 31st, 2018

If you’re on the lookout for a light and refreshing salad to enjoy at the end of a busy day, this tomato salad might be just what you need. It c...

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The Reasons Your Eyes Sting When You Swim

Posted on May 30th, 2018

If you’ve ever swam with your eyes open underwater, you might have noticed that they turn red and develop a burning sensation after a little whi...

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Understanding the Basics of Retinal Vein Occlusion

Posted on May 28th, 2018

Retinal vein occlusion (RVO) is the second most common cause of vision loss from retinal vascular disorders. RVO is a popular topic among researchers...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Stephan Hinton

Posted on May 22nd, 2018

We are excited to have relocated our Westshore clinic to Eagle Creek Village! Today, we chat with one of the location’s optometrists, Dr. Stepha...

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Customizing Your Fit with the i.Terminal® 2

Posted on May 18th, 2018

To create the perfect fit for your new glasses, your optician needs to take many measurements. Not only does your eyewear need to sit properly on your...

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How Fibromyalgia Can Affect Your Eyes

Posted on May 11th, 2018

What is fibromyalgia? An estimated 1.1 million Canadians are affected by fibromyalgia. May 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, which is intended to...

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Clinic Spotlight: Victoria – Westshore

Posted on May 10th, 2018

About the clinic South Island Optometry was born in 1999 when Dr. Snow and Dr. Morrison purchased the practice from Dr. Lynn, the optometrist who f...

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From Light to Dark: Transitions® Technology Revolutionizes Contact Lenses

Posted on May 9th, 2018

Glass photochromic lenses have been around since the 1960s, while plastic ones weren’t developed until in 1991. For decades, these glasses have...

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Your Child’s Vision Health: Learning, Screen Time, and the Outdoors

Posted on May 8th, 2018

Have you taken your children for their eye exams lately? Kids’ vision is still developing—in fact, eye growth doesn’t stabilize unti...

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FYidoctors Celebrates a Decade of Serving Canadian Communities

Posted on April 26th, 2018

Highly skilled eye care professionals. Innovative diagnostic technology. A driven passion to help patients see their absolute best. FYidoctors has see...

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Why Volunteerism is Important to Our Local and Global Communities

Posted on April 19th, 2018

  Volunteering can be as simple as taking a few moments to shovel your neighbour’s driveway or giving someone a ride to an appointment. No matter how...

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Your Symptoms: Which Eye Drops to Use?

Posted on April 13th, 2018

With such a large variety of eye drop types on the market, it’s hard to know what the best option is to make sure your eyes stay properly lubricated a...

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The Details of Eye Donation

Posted on April 11th, 2018

Every year, over 1,000 Canadians are added to organ wait lists in hopes of receiving a life-saving transplant. Although the wait lists in Canada are s...

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