Why Backup Eyeglasses Are a Good Idea

We don’t give a second thought to having a couple of scarves, a few belts, or a variety of purses in our closets to round out our look. So, it g...

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Quinan, Nova Scotia Is North America's First UNESCO Starlight Tourist Designation: Meet the Blind Astronomer Who Made it a Reality

Astrophotography, the process of taking pictures of anything in space, is a highly specialized area of photography that stems from astronomy, the stud...

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How Your Eyes Connect to Your Overall Health

When we think about our health, eye care doesn’t always come to mind as our top priority. However, there are many important links between your e...

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Gain Some Clarity on Supplements for Protection Against Eye Disease

Sometimes there just isn’t enough time in the day to ensure you are eating all of the healthy nutrients you need to maintain good eye health. Th...

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Colour-Blindness-Correcting Glasses Continue to Make an Impact

Colour blindness, or colour vision deficiency, is a hereditary condition that affects 1 in 12 men and roughly 1 in 200 women worldwide. Most types of...

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Ocular Migraines: A Visual Phenomena

Migraines affect many people, especially during the changing seasons when pressure changes take place in the atmosphere. A small portion of those who...

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Would You Dine in the Dark? How a Unique Culinary Experience Is Employing the Legally Blind

Millions of people live with blindness every day, relying on senses other than their eyes to navigate the world around them. For a sighted person, ima...

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Canadian Study Finds the Eyesight of Children Worsening More than Ever

The eyesight of Canadian kids appears to be degrading faster than in previous generations, and the reduced number of hours spent outside could be the...

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Behind the Scenes of our Vision: How Our Sight is Measured

The practice of an eye exam is a decades-old service that allows an eye doctor to see the big picture on your vision health. But, have you ever wonder...

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Orthokeratology: Corrective Vision Therapy While You Sleep

Have you heard of orthokeratology? It’s a fascinating regime that has been in place since the 1970s to correct refractive errors using custom de...

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The Safe Way to Use Eye Makeup

Using makeup to accentuate your features on a day-to-day basis, for special occasions, or for the purposes of art and self-expression can be fun. Howe...

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Eye Care Travel Tips

During the summer months, we Canadians tend to pack in as much fun and adventure as possible, making the most of our country’s fresh air and bea...

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Know Your Solar Eclipse Safety Precautions

The total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21 will be the centre of attention for most of North America. The rare cosmic event will have the sun and moon...

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Give Yourself a Break: Your Eyes Will Thank You

Chances are you aren’t the only one yawning this morning. Studies have found that Canada is the third most sleep-deprived country, with nearly a...

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The Ultimate Juice Recipe for Eye Health

When it comes to protecting your eyesight, it’s important to know that your diet can help play a role in healthy vision. Two helpful nutrients t...

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Using Rapid Eye Movement to Our Advantage

How our eyes and brain are affected by sleep has been a popular topic of research for centuries. Intensive study into the fascinating functions of Rap...

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