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

Posted on July 28th, 2018

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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The Differences Between an Optometrist, Optician, and Ophthalmologist

Posted on July 5th, 2018

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

Posted on June 20th, 2018

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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Brain Tumours and How They Can Affect Your Eyes

Posted on May 29th, 2018

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 Guide Dogs are Helping Canada’s Blind Youth

Posted on April 26th, 2018

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?

Posted on April 11th, 2018

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

Posted on April 6th, 2018

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

Posted on March 16th, 2018

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

Posted on March 13th, 2018

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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Women and Eye Disease

Posted on March 9th, 2018

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

Posted on March 4th, 2018

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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Rare Diseases and Your Vision

Posted on March 1st, 2018

Patients and their families around the world share their stories on Rare Disease Day to promote awareness of the challenges, hopes, and needs of those...

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5 Eye Exercises to Improve Your Vision

Posted on February 19th, 2018

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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How Your Peripheral Vision Works

Posted on February 7th, 2018

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

Posted on January 25th, 2018

Indulging in baked salmon, spicy tuna, and the odd marinated swordfish could be the key to good vision — according to new research that suggests...

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