Hit the Eyewear Books: Contact Lens Glossary

Posted on September 2nd, 2020

You’ve just purchased new contact lenses. As you’re reading the package, you notice there are some terms you are struggling to u...

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Exercise and Independence: Running with Guide Dogs

Posted on August 26th, 2020

Physical activity is essential to a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, many people with vision loss face barriers when it comes to exercise. Running...

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Workout Goals: Physical Exercise Can Reduce Your Risk for Vision Loss

Posted on August 25th, 2020

Considering going on a jog? Physical fitness has a myriad of benefits and now you can add another health advantage to that list. When it comes to your...

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The Differences Between an Optometrist, Optician, and Ophthalmologist

Posted on August 10th, 2020

Many Canadians know about the importance of regular eye exams and having proper eyewear. But not everyone is aware of the different roles that eye car...

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Camp Sight: Your Wilderness Eye-Safety Guide

Posted on July 20th, 2020

The Great Outdoors. What comes to mind? Stargazing, S'mores, the smell of pine needles beneath your feet? Living in the wilderness can be a restfu...

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Top 3 Solo-Summer Exercises You Can Try Today

Posted on June 24th, 2020

To maintain overall health and wellness, regular exercise is key. Fitness is also important for healthy vision. For some, a sedentary lifestyle is a r...

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Sickle Cell Disease & Your Eyes

Posted on June 18th, 2020

June 19th is World Sickle Cell Day. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a genetic blood disorder that affects millions of children and adults across the...

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Vision Health Month: Healthy Eyes Checklist

Posted on May 19th, 2020

May is Vision Health Month, a chance to reflect on how you're treating your eyes, and how you could improve your eye care routines. Your eyes can...

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Polarized Lenses and Their Benefits

Posted on May 14th, 2020

Now that spring has arrived, it’s the perfect time to consider updating your eyes’ sun protection. Outdoor activities and fun in the sun t...

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Your Symptoms: Which Eye Drops to Use?

Posted on May 4th, 2020

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 lubric...

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Self-Care: Tips for Taking Time for You

Posted on April 29th, 2020

Many of us are social distancing across the country, which means more time at home. It’s important to be mindful about how this period of isolat...

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Working Remotely: Five Ways to Adjust to Working from Home, for You and Your Eyes

Posted on April 7th, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, many of us have modified our work environments and moved our office into our home spaces. This can potentially pose mental...

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Stay-at-Home Cooking: Top 5 Healthy Freezer-Friendly Meals

Posted on April 7th, 2020

Many of us are isolated at home, which has caused some challenges and opportunities when it comes to cooking. You may be learning new recipes and tech...

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Is it Safe to Wear Contacts During COVID-19?

Posted on April 7th, 2020

COVID-19 has caused an increased and warranted concern regarding hand-hygiene, and how that may affect the use of contact lenses. You may be wondering...

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How to Master Daylight Saving Time This Year

Posted on March 4th, 2020

This Sunday, we set our clocks an hour ahead to gain an extra 60 minutes of sunlight, and lose an hour of sleep. This means we’ll be expected to...

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