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21 Oct, 2013, 10:26 ET A scary fact: Halloween contact lenses can lead to irreversible vision loss

OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - While white irises or cat eye pupils might seem like a cool trick to enhance this year's Halloween costume, it is...


10 Oct, 2013, 08:28 ET World Sight Day is October 10th— Get Your Eyes Tested

OTTAWA, Oct. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Approximately 285 million people worldwide live with low vision and blindness. Of these, 39 million people are blind...


01 Nov, 2012, 06:00 ET Be aware and drive away the glare

As Daylight Savings ends, Canadian eye care professionals join forces to raise awareness of an important night vision issue TORONTO, Nov. 1,...


20 Sep, 2012, 12:00 ET Healthy vision and successful learning go hand in hand

OTTAWA, Sept. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) is pleased to announce that this year's Eye Health Month theme is...


30 Sep, 2010, 09:00 ET Children's Vision overlooked by Canadian parents

New research shows nutrition and socializing are ranked as higher priorities TORONTO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release,...