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 […]


20/20 vision: What it’s really telling you.

Posted Sep 7 2016  |  by DOC

If you’ve been postponing regular visits to a doctor of optometry because they once told you that you had 20/20 vision, then you should keep reading. “I have 20/20 vision” are words you may have uttered while bragging about having tip-top eyesight, however, it’s not that simple. In fact, it’s highly probable that many people […]


Join DOC’s Opto Alien Adventure in Eye-ter Space

Posted Aug 30 2016  |  by DOC
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  Download our interactive Opto Alien activity placement for your child here (also available in French). At school, socially and in play, vision problems can prevent children from reaching their full potential. With 80 per cent of learning based on vision, a comprehensive eye exam from a doctor of optometry is the best way to help […]


Sign of the times: How your vision changes with age

Posted Aug 22 2016  |  by DOC

The end of summer is near which means we’re quickly approaching Children’s Vision Month. Throughout October, Children’s Vision Month highlights the importance of monitoring children’s vision so they’re able to reach their full learning and development potential, especially in school. While Children’s Vision Month in October puts a particular focus on children, it’s important for […]