News

10/16/2014
While women entering the practice of optometry are now in the majority, this is a relatively new development. Sadie Marion Lampard was Alberta’s first female optometrist, beginning her practice in 1942 and continuing until 1993.
10/09/2014
World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. World Sight Day 2014 is on 9 October 2014.
10/07/2014
REGINA, SK—(Oct. 6, 2014) – Today, the Government of Saskatchewan announced that annual eye examinations will now be fully covered for people living with diabetes in the province.
The Cost of Children's Vision Loss
10/01/2014
Despite our wealth and a robust health care system, vision disorders are a common pediatric health problem in Canada. It is estimated that nearly 25% of school-age children have vision problems.
09/15/2014
The WCO announced that it will hold the in augural World Congress in Medellin, Colombia next year.

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