News archive - May 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018

Diabetes most common cause of new blindness in North America

Over two million Canadians are afflicted by diabetes and the incidence appears to be on the rise, according to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Myopia and a prescription to slow down progression

According to recent research, nearsightedness in Canadian children increases approximately fivefold from Grade 1 to Grade 8, with roughly a third of the cases going undiagnosed and uncorrected.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Enhancing quality of life through vision

For over 50 years the University of Waterloo School of Optometry & Vision Science has been working to enhance quality of life for our community through their vision.  With the knowledge that 80% of all blindness is preventable, the School makes it a priority to bring awareness to the

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