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10/24/2019
Ottawa, ON (October 24, 2019) - Halloween is a time for spine-chilling attire but following these few important tips will ensure your spooky costume doesn’t have scary consequences!
10/10/2019
OTTAWA, October 10, 2019 – On this, the most important day in the eye health calendar around the world, the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) is encouraging all Canadians to schedule a visit with their optometrist for a compre
10/01/2019
OTTAWA, October 1, 2019 – Good vision provides a head start for learning, so during Children’s Vision Month, the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) is encouraging parents to help improve their child’s school success with a visi
05/29/2019
OTTAWA, May 29, 2019 – As part of its annual Vision Health Month awareness campaign, “Get Eyewise”, the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) is running a contest on Facebook and Instagram aimed at removing the stigma associated w
05/01/2019
OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 – May is Vision Health Month, a perfect time for Canadians to get a comprehensive eye exam to ensure optimal eye health and vision care for themselves and those they love.
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.

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