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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  • I’m seeing fine. Why do I need to have an eye exam?

    I'm seeing fine. Why do I need to have an eye exam?
  • What is involved in an eye examination by an optometrist?

    What is involved in an eye examination by an optometrist?
  • What is a visual field test?

    What is a visual field test?
  • Can reading in dim light hurt my eyes?

    Can reading in dim light hurt my eyes?
  • Do sunglasses really protect your eyes?

    Do sunglasses really protect your eyes?
  • How can someone be legally blind but still be able to see?

    How can someone be legally blind but still be able to see?
  • Should I try to wear my prescription eyeglasses less often so my vision doesn’t get worse?

    Should I try to wear my prescription eyeglasses less often so my vision doesn't get worse?
  • Why do some people need to wear glasses and others don’t?

    Why do some people need to wear glasses and others don't?