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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  • Is there anything I should do or should not do about eye care if I’m pregnant?

    Is there anything I should do or should not do about eye care if I'm pregnant?
  • What are progressive lenses and how do they differ from regular lenses?

    What are progressive lenses and how do they differ from regular lenses?
  • Is there any reason I shouldn’t buy my eyeglasses and contacts online if I can get them cheaper?

    Is there any reason I shouldn't buy my eyeglasses and contacts online if I can get them cheaper?
  • 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?
  • If a child’s prescription gets stronger every year, will he eventually go blind?

    If a child's prescription gets stronger every year, will he eventually go blind?
  • At what age can a child wear contacts during sports activities?

    At what age can a child wear contacts during sports activities?
  • Do glasses worsen vision? My child needs a stronger prescription each year.

    Do glasses worsen vision? My child needs a stronger prescription each year.
  • What’s the difference between my child’s annual check up and an eye exam with an optometrist?

    What's the difference between my child's annual check up and an eye exam with an optometrist?