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Difficult Activities for Children with Vision Problems
Vision is one of the most important components of learning, with studies showing that 80 percent of what a child learns in school is information that is presented visually.
A Detailed Look at the Eye
If you’ve ever wondered what the human eye looks like at high resolution, photographer Suren Manvelyan has captured it through his series “Your Beautiful Eyes.”
Interpupillary Distance (PD)
Interpupillary distance (PD) is a measurement of the distance between the centres of your two eyes and is dependent on whether you are buying eyewear for distance or close up.
Eye Health & Exam Frequency – Preschoolers
What is colour deficiency?
Eye Exam vs Sight Test
In some provinces, a number of optical stores offer sight tests, or vision tests, which use automated machinery. However, a sight test is not a proper eye exam and is not performed by a trained and licensed professional.
The Eye Exam
Doctors of optometry play an essential and ongoing role in ensuring the health of you and your family.
Comprehensive Eye Examination - Printable PDF
A description of what is included in a comprehensive eye exam.
Online Eye Exams
The Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) is concerned about the safety of online ‘eye exams’ being made available to the public.