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10/18/2018
Unregulated cosmetic lenses pose a real danger to people whouse them even for just one night, warns the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO), and Canadians should be aware of the serious eye damage wearing unregulated cosmetic lenses can pose.
05/02/2018
In recognition of Vision Health Month, Ginette Petitpas, Minister of Health, urges Canadians to "make visiting an optometrist a part of their regular health routine".
01/12/2018
Today's Parent magazine published an article that featured the COS/CAO position statement on electronic screen
10/27/2017
Thinking about using cosmetic lenses to turn you into a monster, alien or cat for Halloween?
10/18/2017
MPs and Senators joined Ottawa schoolchildren at the Eye read on the Hill event, highlighting the importance of children's eye health and comprehensive eye exams.
05/03/2017
In recognition of Vision Health Month, the Honourable Jane Philpott, P.C., M.P., Minister of Health issued a statement encouraging all Canadians to learn more about eye health and the importance of regular eye exams.
05/01/2017
May is Vision Health Month, and the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) has begun its annual awareness campaign with a call for Canadians to “GetEyeWise” to help encourage optimal eye health and vision care.
02/02/2017
During Question Period on February 1, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that there would be no new taxation of health and dental benefits in the 2017 Budget.
01/17/2017
CAO has joined a broad coalition of health care providers, collaborating on an issue that could have serious negative impacts on the health of Canadians.
10/27/2016
Landmark Study Finds Children’s Eyesight Worsening Sooner Than Previous Generations Spending One Additional Hour Per Week Outdoors Significantly Lowers Odds Of Nearsightedness

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