Why Our Eyes Are Different Colours

Your eyes say a lot about who you are, but the differences in colour are about more than how you look. In fact, the genetics of eye colour is a lot mo...

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OxSight Glasses: Augmented Reality for the Visually Impaired

According to the world health organization, there are over 36 million people in the world that are blind. On top of that, 217 million people have mode...

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Camouflage and Visual Illusions

What do you think of when you hear the word camouflage? If the first image that comes to mind is of soldiers on a battlefield, you’re on the rig...

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How Being in Space Affects Your Eyesight

Your favourite sci-fi movie or TV show might make living outside of the earth’s atmosphere look easy, but in reality, it’s a whole differe...

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Zeiss Lenses Make Driving at Night Safer

It’s not uncommon for people to find driving at night stressful: visibility is limited and the field of vision is consistently high contrast. Ag...

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On the Horizon: Shop with Just a Blink of an Eye

With the age of constantly evolving smartphones comes an onslaught of cutting edge handheld technology. Fingerprint scans and Near Field Communication...

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Books vs. E-readers: Is One Easier on the Eyes?

When e-books were first introduced in the early 2000s, they represented an exciting new opportunity. With the ability to store entire libraries in a s...

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5 Reasons to Switch to Internal Freeform Lenses

Technology can be strange sometimes: everyone seems to know about the incredible advances that have been made to cellphones, computers, cars, and tele...

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Education Innovation: How Students are Benefitting from Advances in Vision-related Technology

We’re living in an age where technology is transforming our lives at every turn—and the classroom is no exception. New and cutting-edge...

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The Age of Drones

New technology is changing faster than ever before. What was once considered a breakthrough quickly turned into a commonplace item. Just as computers...

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Is Superhuman Vision Possible Outside of the Movies?

With big box office films like Avengers: Infinity War and Ant-Man and the Wasp released this year, we’re seeing movies with a wide variety of su...

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Inside Your Eye Exam: What is a Phoropter?

If you've ever had an eye exam, chances are you've been up close and personal with a phoropter (even if you aren't exactly sure of its nam...

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How Do Virtual Reality Headsets Affect Your Vision?

Virtual Reality technology has been growing rapidly over the past few years. Many Canadian cities are moving on from the traditional arcade in favour...

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Success of Vision Gene Therapy Could Mean Greater Availability

The success of a 15-year-old’s gene therapy has begun to pave the way for vision health care in North America. Treatment to reverse the blinding...

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5 Digital Technologies That Help Your Eyesight

Technology is transforming the delivery of care across Canada as more and more of our health care system becomes digitized. With the myriad of advance...

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