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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Boules de chocolat à la noix de coco

Posted on December 29th, 2018

Croyez-le ou non, le chocolat (lorsqu’il est consommé en modération) est bon pour vos yeux. Les études ont prouvé qu...

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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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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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Dreaming and Your Ocular System

Posted on September 29th, 2018

What happens when we dream is something that has fascinated and eluded philosophers and scientists alike for thousands of years. How do our ocular sys...

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Keep the Shades Out in Autumn

Posted on September 22nd, 2018

The leaves are changing colour, the weather is getting chillier, and our daylight hours are becoming shorter. As autumn approaches, the signs are all...

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

Posted on September 18th, 2018

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

Posted on September 8th, 2018

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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A Pupil’s Prescription: Why an Up-to-Date Rx is Important

Posted on August 21st, 2018

Prepare your child for classes by scheduling an eye exam. Back to school season can be an exciting—and busy—time of year. Between shopp...

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Youth and Their Tech: Be Aware of the Risks

Posted on August 11th, 2018

Parenting and controlling screen time go hand in hand if you have a teenager these days. The fact is, young millennials and generation Z were born int...

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Exercise and Independence: Running with Guide Dogs

Posted on August 7th, 2018

Physical activity is essential to a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, many people with vision loss face barriers when it comes to exercise. Running...

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The Cost of Vision Care

Posted on August 4th, 2018

The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) estimates the total price tag of vision loss in Canada at $19.1 billion per year. The staggering...

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