A Comprehensive Eye Exam in 5 Steps

Posted on August 14th, 2019

Eye doctors who have your vision health in mind don’t push style over substance, they believe in giving every patient a thorough exam before con...

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Canadian Road Trips: Preparation, Safety and Entertainment

Posted on July 23rd, 2019

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 v...

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Protecting Your Eyes for Athletics

Posted on July 5th, 2019

Keeping active is one of the most important facets of living a long, healthy life. While regular physical activity can help you look and feel better,...

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Fireworks: How to Keep Your Eyes Safe

Posted on June 28th, 2019

Admiring a fireworks display, or setting off fireworks of your own, is a delightful and traditional way to celebrate special occasions. However, it...

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How to Stay Alert and Amused on Your Road Trip

Posted on June 21st, 2019

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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Are Contact Lenses Right for Your Child?

Posted on June 14th, 2019

The technology behind contact lenses has come a long way over the years. Which is why it's no surprise that many children are now making the switc...

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Smoking and Your Eyes

Posted on May 31st, 2019

We all know that smoking is bad for your health. What may be less well-known is how bad it is for your eyes. A study in the Canadian Journal of O...

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Vision Therapy Eye Exercises Can Improve Focus and Coordination

Posted on May 28th, 2019

Certain eye conditions cannot be corrected by glasses or contacts alone. When this is the case, treatments like vision therapy can be considered to as...

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Remarkable Visual Capabilities of People With Autism

Posted on April 22nd, 2019

One of the many remarkable characteristics people with Autism commonly have is the enhanced ability to process visual information. Autism Spectrum Dis...

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Five Mindblowing Optical Illusions

Posted on February 8th, 2019

Images copyright Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka  WARNING: Some of the pictures may cause dizziness or epileptic seizures. If you start feeling unw...

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White Cane Week Focuses on the Abilities of the Blind

Posted on February 5th, 2019

Canadians living with vision loss face challenges every day, but those working to bring awareness want to focus on the abilities – not disabilit...

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What is a dilated eye exam and when do you need one?

Posted on January 7th, 2019

Has your doctor asked you to undergo a dilated eye exam? Or, have you heard a friend talking about their experience with one? Let’s take a cl...

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Early Alzheimer’s Detection: How Eye Exams Could Play a Role

Posted on January 3rd, 2019

Did you know that a simple eye exam could detect early signs of Alzheimer’s disease? New research has shown that with a special technique, your...

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Halloween Eye-Safe Practices

Posted on October 31st, 2018

The pumpkins are carved, the house looks spooky, and there’s a big bowl full of candy bars next to the front door, which means it’s Hallow...

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Learning to Read Braille

Posted on October 9th, 2018

The gift of literacy is one of the most valuable things we can give to our children. Reading stimulates the mind, arouses imagination, and gives child...

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