OxSight Glasses: Augmented Reality for the Visually Impaired

According to the world health organization, there are over 36 million people in the world that are blind. On top of that, 217 million people have mode...

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Remarkable Visual Capabilities of People With Autism

One of the many remarkable characteristics people with Autism commonly have is the enhanced ability to process visual information. Autism Spectrum Dis...

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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Mylène Desjardins

Dr. Mylène Desjardins is the lead optometrist at Visique in New Brunswick. She’s passionate about her work, involved in her community and...

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Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe

Easy to make potato pancakes are perfect eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This March may still be on the cooler side, so warm and hearty meal id...

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How Your Glasses Affects the First Impression

It takes only a tenth of a second to make a first impression on someone.   The way we perceive faces creates significant reactions from our...

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Camouflage and Visual Illusions

What do you think of when you hear the word camouflage? If the first image that comes to mind is of soldiers on a battlefield, you’re on the rig...

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Five Mindblowing Optical Illusions

Images copyright Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka  WARNING: Some of the pictures may cause dizziness or epileptic seizures. If you start feeling unw...

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White Cane Week Focuses on the Abilities of the Blind

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

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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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Creamy Tomato Soup

A steamy bowl of this classic soup will not only warm you up, but offers a tasty way to consume nutrients that are of benefit to your eye health. &...

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Spotlight on Glaucoma: Causes, Treatment, and How It Can Affect You

Glaucoma is a silent but hard hitting disease. With more than 400,000 Canadians and 67 million people worldwide affected, glaucoma is an incurable ail...

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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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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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Boules de chocolat à la noix de coco

Croyez-le ou non, le chocolat (lorsqu’il est consommé en modération) est bon pour vos yeux. Les études ont prouvé qu...

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Winter Health Tips for Eye Protection

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 eye...

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