Cataracts & You: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Treatments, & Prevention

Posted on July 28th, 2018

The National Coalition for Vision Health estimate that more than 2.5 million Canadians suffer from cataracts—increasing the need for routine eye...

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Could This High Fashion Eyewear Become Your Everyday Style?

Posted on July 14th, 2018

The world of fashion encompasses ball gowns to watches and everything in between. Eyewear, including frames, lenses, and sunglasses, are out in full f...

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Makeup and Glasses: The Best of Both Worlds

Posted on July 7th, 2018

Wearing glasses turns makeup into a unique challenge. Everyone wants to accentuate their features, but glasses wearers need to approach this task a li...

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The Differences Between an Optometrist, Optician, and Ophthalmologist

Posted on July 5th, 2018

Many Canadians know about the importance of regular eye exams and having proper eyewear. But not everyone is aware of the different roles that eye car...

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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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Six Things to Look for When Buying Sunglasses

Posted on June 23rd, 2018

Nothing is quite as stylish as putting on a new pair of sunglasses. The right frames can boost your confidence, make you feel great, and match your un...

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How the Optomap Retinal Scanner Helps Your Eyes

Posted on June 16th, 2018

Ocular diseases can be detected by an optometrist before a patient notices any symptoms, which is why making regular eye exam appointments is central...

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Brain Tumours and How They Can Affect Your Eyes

Posted on May 29th, 2018

Every day, 27 Canadians are sat down by their doctor and told the devastating news that they have a brain tumour. With more than 120 different type...

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Carrot Buttermilk Tart Recipe

Posted on May 18th, 2018

If you’re like us, spring has you mapping out your backyard vegetable garden and anticipating the resulting fresh harvest. All the more reason t...

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How Fibromyalgia Can Affect Your Eyes

Posted on May 12th, 2018

What is fibromyalgia? An estimated 1.1 million Canadians are affected by fibromyalgia. May 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, which is intended to...

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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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Inside Your Eye Exam: What is a Phoropter?

Posted on May 5th, 2018

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 Guide Dogs are Helping Canada’s Blind Youth

Posted on April 26th, 2018

When someone has a severe visual impairment or blindness, they have a couple options to help them safely navigate the world. One option is using a whi...

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Employee Spotlight: Marielle Boutin

Posted on April 25th, 2018

Our April employee, Marielle Boutin, loves to combine business with pleasure. For her, her job is first and foremost to offer personalized service, bu...

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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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