Remedy for Dry Eyes in Winter

Posted on December 11th, 2020

Depending on where you live, humidity levels tend to drop along with the temperature in the fall and winter seasons. For many, this isn’t much o...

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Outdoor Adventures for the Fall and Winter Seasons

Posted on November 16th, 2020

With colder temperatures approaching (or depending where you live, already arriving), it’s easy to rationalize staying indoors and hiding out un...

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Daylight Savings and Lack of Sleep

Posted on November 5th, 2020

On November 1, we set our clocks back an hour for daylight savings 2020. By doing so, we gained an extra 60 minutes of sunlight, and gained an hour of...

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3 ways for Eye Protection: Fall health tips

Posted on November 4th, 2020

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 pa...

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Autumn Sun: Ways you can protect your eyes from UV rays

Posted on October 28th, 2020

When it comes to autumn fashion, sun protection is an important factor. Although the leaves are changing colour, the weather is getting chillier, and...

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Your Child’s Vision Health: Learning, Screen Time, and the Outdoors

Posted on October 28th, 2020

Have you taken your children for their eye exams lately? Kids’ vision is continually developing—in fact, eye growth doesn’t sta...

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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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