Camouflage and Visual Illusions

Posted on February 15th, 2019

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

Posted on January 31st, 2019

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

Posted on December 21st, 2018

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

Posted on December 19th, 2018

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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The Age of Drones

Posted on June 27th, 2018

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?

Posted on May 10th, 2018

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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How Do Virtual Reality Headsets Affect Your Vision?

Posted on April 18th, 2018

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

Posted on February 17th, 2018

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

Posted on January 18th, 2018

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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Late-stage AMD Patients Regain Sight with New Mini Telescope Tech

Posted on December 8th, 2017

When we think of a telescope, we envision gazing at the stars on a warm summer’s night. But did you know that you can have a telescope implanted...

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Quinan, Nova Scotia Is North America's First UNESCO Starlight Tourist Designation: Meet the Blind Astronomer Who Made it a Reality

Posted on November 4th, 2017

Astrophotography, the process of taking pictures of anything in space, is a highly specialized area of photography that stems from astronomy, the stud...

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Canadian Study Finds the Eyesight of Children Worsening More than Ever

Posted on September 12th, 2017

The eyesight of Canadian kids appears to be degrading faster than in previous generations, and the reduced number of hours spent outside could be the...

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Using Rapid Eye Movement to Our Advantage

Posted on June 29th, 2017

How our eyes and brain are affected by sleep has been a popular topic of research for centuries. Intensive study into the fascinating functions of Rap...

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