Doctor’s Consult

Doctors of Optometry Canada have compiled a list of commonly asked questions on eye-related topics and provide the answers on video for you to watch. Consider it a virtual house call from your eye doctor.

Doctors of Optometry Canada are committed to providing the information you need on vision and eye health. All you have to do is ask.

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  • What is pink eye and what can I do about it?

    What is pink eye and what can I do about it?
  • Can optometrists treat eye problems such as infections and injuries?

    Can optometrists treat eye problems such as infections and injuries?
  • Do I need to have an eye examination to wear safety eyeglasses in an industrial setting?

    Do I need to have an eye examination to wear safety eyeglasses in an industrial setting?
  • If I work in an industrial setting, do I need to wear anything special to protect my eyes?

    If I work in an industrial setting, do I need to wear anything special to protect my eyes?
  • If you just need eyeglasses for reading, is it OK to purchase ‘cheaters’ from the drug store?

    If you just need eyeglasses for reading, is it OK to purchase 'cheaters' from the drug store?
  • What is the difference between a sight test and an eye exam?

    What is the difference between a sight test and an eye exam?
  • What vision problems can be detected by an eye exam?

    What vision problems can be detected by an eye exam?
  • What do the numbers like 20/20 mean when you have an eye exam?

    What do the numbers like 20/20 mean when you have an eye exam?