Find a Doctor
Eye Health Library
  • View all
  • My child has 20/20 vision. Do they still need an eye exam?

    My child has 20/20 vision. Do they still need an eye exam?
  • Could my child’s problems at school be related to vision?

    Could my child's problems at school be related to vision?
  • What are the signs that a child may need glasses?

    What are the signs that a child may need glasses?
  • View all
  • Dallis’ Story

    Follow Dallis’ story as her mom, Chantal, shares their family’s experience after a rare form of eye cancer was detected in Dallis’ eye at one and a half years old.
  • Children’s Vision and Eye Exams

    You know your child inside out, but there is one thing you can't know and that is how well they see.
  • 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.
  • View all
  • How binge watching TV shows can impact your eyes

    As we head into the long, dark and cold winter months, binge watching your favorite TV shows may become unavoidable. And let’s be honest, services like Netflix and Crave make it entirely too easy to do so. Adults in Canada between the ages of 18 to 34 spend an average of 17.7 hours per week […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Vision problems can mean bigger problems for the body

    After 40 years of being an optometrist, I am still surprised at the number of people who do not know that a vision problem, can mean bigger problems in the body. I am often shocked when a patient has an exam for a vision change that happened months, or even years prior, that was never addressed…

    CONTINUE READING
  • The cost of diabetes for Canadians

    Diabetes currently affects more than five million people across Canada, and those who have been diagnosed understand that the chronic disease not only imposes a significant impact on their health, but their financial state as well. In a report commissioned by the Canadian Diabetes Association, the costs directly associated with diabetes can range from $1,000 […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • How eye exams can detect and help manage diabetes

    Over the course of the next nine years, 6.4 million Canadians will be diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. What’s more, one third of Canadians today already have diabetes or prediabetes and many don’t know it. November is Diabetes Awareness Month and doctors of optometry are encouraging everyone to have their eyes checked. […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • The link between Diabetes and your eyes

    Did you know that anyone with type 1 or type 2 diabetes can develop diabetic retinopathy; this occurs when there is a weakening or swelling of the tiny blood vessels in the retina of your eye, resulting in blood leakage, the growth of new blood vessels, and other changes. According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Our Story: Ashley & Hunter

    As grown adults, most of us know how to recognize when something isn’t right with our bodies. Tooth ache? See a dentist. Back hurts? Visit a chiropractor. Sore throat? Call your GP. Parents should never assume that’s the case with their children though, as many of them don’t speak up when something doesn’t feel right. […]

    CONTINUE READING