Give Yourself a Break: Your Eyes Will Thank You

Chances are you aren’t the only one yawning this morning. Studies have found that Canada is the third most sleep-deprived country, with nearly a...

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Know Your Solar Eclipse Safety Precautions

The total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21 will be the centre of attention for most of North America. The rare cosmic event will have the sun and moon...

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Eye Care Travel Tips

During the summer months, we Canadians tend to pack in as much fun and adventure as possible, making the most of our country’s fresh air and bea...

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Orthokeratology: Corrective Vision Therapy While You Sleep

Have you heard of orthokeratology? It’s a fascinating regime that has been in place since the 1970s to correct refractive errors using custom de...

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Behind the Scenes of our Vision: How Our Sight is Measured

The practice of an eye exam is a decades-old service that allows an eye doctor to see the big picture on your vision health. But, have you ever wonder...

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Ocular Migraines: A Visual Phenomena

Migraines affect many people, especially during the changing seasons when pressure changes take place in the atmosphere. A small portion of those who...

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Gain Some Clarity on Supplements for Protection Against Eye Disease

Sometimes there just isn’t enough time in the day to ensure you are eating all of the healthy nutrients you need to maintain good eye health. Th...

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How Your Eyes Connect to Your Overall Health

When we think about our health, eye care doesn’t always come to mind as our top priority. However, there are many important links between your e...

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Top 10 Warning Signs of Vision Problems in Kids

According to the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO), over 25% of school aged children have vision problems. Unfortunately, many of the warning...

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The Scoop on Eye Fatigue: What You Need to Know

Just like the muscles in your body, your eyes can become easily strained by sitting in front of a computer, watching TV, or using your smartphone. The...

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Smartest Ways to Avoid Fungal Eye Infections

Fungal eye infections. Yup, they're as offputting as they sound. Unfortunately, they can also lead to serious eye conditions, including a loss of...

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Arm Yourself Against Winter-Induced Dry Eye

Depending on where you live, late autumn tends to be a dry season, with humidity levels dropping along with the temperature. For many, this isn’...

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Finding the Link Between Vision and Dyslexia

Researchers think they may now a way to temporarily repair dyslexia, highlighting the link between vision and the disorder. French scientists have als...

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

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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How Your Peripheral Vision Works

Try this simple test: while staring straight ahead, try to be aware of the objects to your left, right, above and below—all without moving your...

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5 Eye Exercises to Improve Your Vision

We all know how important exercise is to the overall health of our bodies. But did you know there are some basic exercises you can do to improve the o...

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