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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Carrots in Orange Sauce Recipe

Orange brings a pleasant sweetness to these carrots in this easy 15-minute side dish—a perfect addition to your Thanksgiving dinner spread! C...

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Learning to Read Braille

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

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

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?

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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We’re Building our Better Sight. Better Grades. Program to Even Greater Heights

Vision is an integral component of a child’s education. In fact, studies show that 80% of classroom learning is visual. Unfortunately, many k...

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5 Reasons to Switch to Internal Freeform Lenses

Technology can be strange sometimes: everyone seems to know about the incredible advances that have been made to cellphones, computers, cars, and tele...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Peach Goodness Juice Recipe

When the heat of the summer is cranked up, there’s nothing better than a refreshing glass of fresh juice to quench your thirst. FYidoctors patie...

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