What Your Eyes See When You Dream

What happens when we dream is something that has fascinated and eluded philosophers and scientists alike for thousands of years. A recent neurological...

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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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Protect Against Winter-Induced Dry and Itchy Eyes

Depending on where you live, winter tends to be a dry season, with humidity levels dropping along with the temperature. For many, this isn’t muc...

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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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Pinprick Be Gone: New App Offers Diabetics Non-Invasive Monitoring

New technology is changing the way those affected with diabetes measure glucose levels. Epic Health is the first tech of its kind that works by a user...

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Your Smartphone and How it Can Impact Your Vision

If you're like most people, chances are your smartphone is the first thing you look at when you get up and the last thing you see before you go to sle...

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Chunky Stewed Vegetables with Tomatoes Recipe

This vegetable-heavy stew is the perfect hearty meal to warm you up on a cold winter’s night. The veggies included in this recipe aren’t hard to find...

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Clinic Spotlight: Urban Optik Joins FYidoctors

FYidoctors welcomes the staff and office of Urban Optik in Edmonton, Alberta, as one of our newest partners! We sat down with optometrist Dr. Annu Kau...

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Diabetic Retinopathy: Facts, Symptoms and Treatments

One in three Canadians live with diabetes or prediabetes, some living with the disease undiagnosed. Diabetes Awareness Month is recognized every Novem...

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3 Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy This Fall

  Contact lenses have come a long way since German ophthalmologist Adolph Fick was the first to successfully fit a pair (made from blown glass!) on a...

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