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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Rare Diseases and Your Vision

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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