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  • What is astigmatism?

    What is astigmatism?
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    Who is at risk for cataracts?
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    Why does our vision get worse as we get older?
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  • Braydin’s Story

    After visiting a Doctor of Optometry, Braydin’s mom realized the importance of bringing her child in for an eye exam. Watch his story.
  • Rachel’s Story

    Find out how a Doctor of Optometry helped diagnose Rachel with a serious health issue that was affecting more than her vision.
  • Edward’s Story

    Edward's school struggles and coordination were misdiagnosed as ADD. Watch his story to find out how treatment from a Doctor of Optometry helped change his life.
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  • Sign of the times: How your vision changes with age

    The end of summer is near which means we’re quickly approaching Children’s Vision Month. Throughout October, Children’s Vision Month highlights the importance of monitoring children’s vision so they’re able to reach their full learning and development potential, especially in school. While Children’s Vision Month in October puts a particular focus on children, it’s important for […]

  • What the Pokémon GO craze means for our eye health

    When optometrists recommended kids getting outside more as a way to improve eye health, they likely hadn’t factored Pokémon GO into the solution. Now, both children and adults are increasing the time they’re spending outdoors but they’re taking their video game screens with them. The concept behind the digital game, Pokémon GO, that’s captured the […]

  • Optometry’s role in detecting normal tension glaucoma

    Summer is here and whether you’re cottaging in Muskoka, watching the sunset from the Prairies or enjoying Vancouver’s majestic mountains, your mind is likely not on eye disease. But even during the heady days of summer, it’s important to keep your eye health in mind. Regular, comprehensive eye exams are an essential part of ensuring […]

  • Keep a close eye on alcohol use on the long weekend

    Note: This article is written for Canadian residents of legal age of majority in their respective province. Any alcohol consumption of minors is illegal and not supported by DOC. Whether you’re getting ready for a long weekend, packing a cooler with your favourite beverages to sip while you bask in the sunshine, or having a […]

  • Protect your eyes during this popular summer activity

    It’s mid-summer, which means we will be spending more time in the water. If you will be participating in water sports, such as rowing, snorkeling, or even fishing it is important to be extra cautious about what goes near, or in your eyes. Pink eye – although not a serious condition, is highly contagious and more […]

  • See clearly and safely on your next summer hike

    Sunglasses should be worn for all sorts of activities. The perfect pair exists for lounging on the beach, sailing the open ocean or dirt biking up a mountain. In this post, we explore how to choose the perfect pair to sport on your summer hikes. Sunglasses for sport are designed to be light weight and […]