Cataracts & You: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Treatments, & Prevention

The National Coalition for Vision Health estimate that more than 2.5 million Canadians suffer from cataracts—increasing the need for routine eye...

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How Computer Vision Syndrome Affects Your Health

When you sit at a computer all day, you may find that by the end of the day your eyes are tired, you’re mentally fatigued, or your neck muscles...

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The Differences Between an Optometrist, Optician, and Ophthalmologist

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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Sickle Cell Disease & Your Eyes

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 glob...

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Why Men are More Prone to Colour Blindness

Colour vision isn’t the same for everyone. In fact, some people may have a deficiency in their vision that prevents them from making distinction...

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Brain Tumours and How They Can Affect Your Eyes

Every day, 27 Canadians are sat down by their doctor and told the devastating news that they have a brain tumour. With more than 120 different type...

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How to Stay Alert and Amused on Your Road Trip

On the road, drivers need to be alert, and vision can play a big part in this. Your visual acuity allows you to identify objects in your field of view...

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How Guide Dogs are Helping Canada’s Blind Youth

When someone has a severe visual impairment or blindness, they have a couple options to help them safely navigate the world. One option is using a whi...

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Your Symptoms: Which Eye Drops to Use?

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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Vision Therapy: The Secret to Enhancing Your Sports Performance

For athletes, strong vision is essential to success. Vision is so essential, in fact, that many athletes seek out sports vision therapy to enhance the...

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Polarized Lenses and Their Benefits

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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How Glaucoma Affects Your Eyes

With all this talk about eye disease during World Glaucoma Week, it’s time to get down to figuring out exactly what it is and how it can affect...

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How to Master Daylight Saving Time This Year

Today 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 be at...

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Women and Eye Disease

If you are celebrating International Women’s Day and happen to be lacking the Y chromosome, statistically speaking, you’re more likely to...

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Healthy Eating for Your Eyes

Keeping our eyes healthy is one of the most important ways to prevent age-related eye diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), sight...

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