Are Contact Lenses Right for Your Child?

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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Why Men are More Prone to Colour Blindness

How people see colour isn’t the same for everyone. In fact, some people may have a deficiency in their vision that prevents them from making dis...

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Smoking and Your Eyes

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

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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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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Remarkable Visual Capabilities of People With Autism

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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Employee Spotlight: Dr. Mylène Desjardins

Dr. Mylène Desjardins is the lead optometrist at Visique in New Brunswick. She’s passionate about her work, involved in her community and...

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Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe

Easy to make potato pancakes are perfect eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This March may still be on the cooler side, so warm and hearty meal id...

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How Your Glasses Affects the First Impression

It takes only a tenth of a second to make a first impression on someone.   The way we perceive faces creates significant reactions from our...

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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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Five Mindblowing Optical Illusions

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

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

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

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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