Policy Document

Health Canada Warns Public About Coloured Contact Lenses
Press Release: Cosmetic Contact Lens Legislation Sees the Light of Day
Proclamation to be given to local government to celebrate Children's Vision Mnnth
Current demographic trends indicate that more and more Canadians are suffering from vision loss that cannot be corrected with glasses or medical or surgical interventions, and is severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.
Members of the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) are concerned about the visual safety of Canadians in the work place environment, particularly in the industrial sector.
The concept of “sight testing” was developed to describe a refraction (a procedure that measures prescription of the eye) when it is administered independently from a comprehensive eye health examination and used to generate a record from which to dispens
The Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) is concerned about the safety of online ‘eye exams’ being made available to the public.
Detailed and quick reference guides for the submissions process for the Canadian Journal of Optometry
The need for periodic optometric examination has been recognized for many years. Vision and ocular health conditions are not always accompanied by recognizable symptoms.

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