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Eye Read Event on the Hill for CVM

Wednesday, October 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. The event emphasized the strong connection between vision and learning, raising awareness during Children's Vision Month.

Spooky-looking contacts can have scary consequences!

Thinking about using cosmetic lenses to turn you into a monster, alien or cat for Halloween? The Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) and the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Contact Lens Research (CCLR) based at the School of Optometry and Vision Science want Canadians to make sure that trick isn’t permanent, and encourage Canadians to be aware of the dangers of unregulated cosmetic lenses, which have in the past resulted in serious eye damage. …