Clinic Spotlight

Posted on February 24th, 2018

A team of FYidoctors eye care professionals have returned from Jamaica where they provided eye care to those who don’t have access. The group saw over...

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Success of Vision Gene Therapy Could Mean Greater Availability

Posted on February 18th, 2018

The success of a 15-year-old’s gene therapy has begun to pave the way for vision health care in North America. Treatment to reverse the blinding effec...

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Tips to Limit the Impact of Cold Air on Your Eyes

Posted on February 17th, 2018

You know winter is here when you step out into the brisk morning air and it’s cold enough to make your eyes water. Some people wonder if their eyes te...

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Recipe: Salmon All-in-One

Posted on February 16th, 2018

Rich in omega-3s and protein, salmon is a healthy option for quick and flavourful meal. Omega-3 fatty acid found in fish (docosahexaenoic acid or DHA)...

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In Just a Glance: Eye Movement Tells All

Posted on February 14th, 2018

Did you know that you can determine if someone is interested in pursuing a relationship with you just by watching their eyes? In honour of Valentine’s...

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How the Optomap Retinal Scanner Helps Your Eyes

Posted on February 10th, 2018

Ocular diseases can be detected by an optometrist before a patient notices any symptoms, which is why making regular eye exam appointments is central...

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White Cane Week Focuses on the Abilities of the Blind

Posted on February 8th, 2018

Canadians living with vision loss face challenges every day, but those working to bring awareness want to focus on the abilities – not disabilities –...

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Are Eye Exams in Canada Covered by the Government?

Posted on January 23rd, 2018

According to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), 75% of all vision loss can be treated or prevented. Unfortunately, many Canadians d...

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Clinic Spotlight: FYidoctors in Jamaica

Posted on January 22nd, 2018

A group of FYidoctors eye care professionals are set to head down south to Jamaica later this month to help others see better. The five specialists wi...

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Blue Light Exposed: How FYidoctors’ New Protective Coatings Can Prevent Eye Fatigue

Posted on January 17th, 2018

With the use of digital technology on the rise more than ever, the potential effects of blue light are becoming a growing concern amongst eye health c...

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Insights on Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome

Posted on January 11th, 2018

Viral infections such as herpes simplex can lead to many vision health complications, including a rare eye condition called Iridocorneal Endothelial S...

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Employee Spotlight: 3 FYidoctors ODs Acknowledged for Exceptional Skills

Posted on January 8th, 2018

Three FYidoctors optometrists were recently recognized for their achievements in the field, and we could not be prouder to have them on our team. T...

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Employee Spotlight: Peru Benefits from Skills of FYidoctors OD

Posted on January 8th, 2018

Edmonton FYidoctors optometrist Dr. Annu Kaul is back from Lima, Peru, where she recently donated her personal time, finances, and skillset to helping...

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Making Fish Oil a Part of Your Diet Could Protect Your Vision

Posted on January 7th, 2018

Indulging in baked salmon, spicy tuna, and the odd marinated swordfish could be the key to good vision now that new research has indicated fish oil ma...

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Clinic Spotlight: McLeod Optometry Clinic

Posted on January 5th, 2018

FYidoctors welcomes the staff and office of McLeod Optometry Clinic in Ottawa, Ontario, as one of our newest partners! We sat down with optometrist Dr...

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