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  • Can diabetes-related eye problems be prevented?

    Can diabetes-related eye problems be prevented?
  • What is diabetic retinopathy?

    What is diabetic retinopathy?
  • What can I do to get my child ready for an eye exam?

    What can I do to get my child ready for an eye exam?
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  • 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.
  • Shrie’s Story

    Find out how a Doctor of Optometry helped diagnose Shrie with meningioma during a routine eye exam.
  • 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.
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  • Back To School Countdown

    You’re rushing to get the last set of crayons off the shelf; trying to get all your child’s clothes from the same department store; arranging carpools with the neighbours – but have you booked your child’s annual eye exam yet? Parents spend the end of their August…

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  • Overlooking Our Vision

    BC Doctor of Optometry, Cameron McCrodan, participated in TEDxVictoria last December, and shared the numerous aspects of sight that are simply overlooked. He discusses the importance…

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  • The Truth Behind Blue Light

    Do you ever notice a slight headache, find yourself squinting, or feel some eyestrain after using digital devices? It could be stemming from HEV light, better known as blue light.

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  • Reading Myths Debunked

    Trying to get through that summer book list, but having trouble with the small print? Or getting a headache from reading in the dark? Below we debunk some of the most common myths related to reading and vision…

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  • Optometry in the News – July 2015

    With summer in full force, Doctors of Optometry around the country have been interviewed on TV, by newspapers and heard on the radio, educating Canadians on the importance of UV protection for your eyes, and proper sunglass use. Take a read…

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  • Cute alert! 10 month old Piper can see for the first time.

    Imagine what your reaction would like if you were seeing the world clearly for the first time just like Piper! We can’t resist the beaming smile on this little ones face. Piper was 10 months old when her Doctor…

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