Our Story: Melanie & Lindsay

Posted Oct 14 2016  |  by DOC
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At five years old, Lindsay’s behavioural and literacy skills were not progressing as quickly as those of a typical five year old. She was having issues standing up on her blades during skating lessons and even had to repeat kindergarten due to speech delay and trouble with following instructions. Lindsay’s mother, Melanie, attributed these issues […]


Our Story: Chantal & Dallis

Posted Oct 7 2016  |  by DOC

Imagine waking up one day and noticing that something isn’t right with your child; this is exactly what happened to Chantal Delarge. One morning while watching television with her daughter, Dallis, she noticed that her child’s left eye seemed to be turning out instead of looking straight ahead. Chantal took her daughter to Dr. Jared […]


Difficult activities for children with vision problems

Posted Sep 30 2016  |  by DOC

Tomorrow marks the first day of October, and the start of Children’s Vision Month (CVM). Children’s Vision Month is a time to focus on the importance of children’s eye health and how it relates to their overall health and well-being. Vision is one of the most important components of learning, with studies showing that 80 […]


Why proper lighting is important while reading

Posted Sep 20 2016  |  by DOC

School is officially back in full swing which means kids will be spending a few extra hours each week with their noses in books. Whether your child is reading a paperback, e-reader or tablet, it’s important to understand why the right type of lighting is important for their reading environment. While permanent damage to our […]