OAO in the News - Past news



2015

MPP's eyes opened on optometry Day - Nov. 13, 2015

Optometry Day in Nipissing sparks talk of eye health - Nov. 12, 2015

The dangers of cosmetic contact lenses - 680 News - October 2015

OAO President Dr. Jeff Goodhew appeared on 680 News to discuss the dangers of cosmetic contact lenses.


Eye See..Eye Learn for Junior Kindergarten kids - MyFM Radio 983 - Sept. 20, 2015

Dr. Rebecca Chippior describes the ESEL program and the importance of eye exams for young children.



4 ways your digital gadgets are ruining your body - Sept. 8, 2015

BACK TO SCHOOL: Your kid’s eyesight could be affecting their grades - Aug. 31, 2015

Eye exams should be on back-to-school to-do list - CTV Canada AM - Aug. 21, 2015

Eye See...Eye Learn - TV Cogeco - Aug. 20, 2015



Eye Tests for Kids - CTV Morning Live Ottawa - Aug. 20, 2015

$10 or $100: Does it matter what you pay for sunglasses? - July 30, 2015

Dr. Jeff Goodhew, OAO President, discusses the importance of wearing sunglesses to protect the eyes from damaging sun rays.




York Region kindergarten students can get free glasses through Eye See... Eye Learn - July 23, 2015


Digital eye strain - July 3, 2015

Dr. Jeff Goddhew was on NewsTalk 610 discussing digital eye strain.

Program provides glasses to children

Free glasses for JK – July 01, 2015

What Happened During My Kid's Eye Exam Surprised Me – YummyMummyClub.ca – June 16, 2015

New program offering free glasses for youngsters – BayToday.ca – June 12, 2015

Goldhawk Fights Back Podcast: Dr. Ritesh Patel with Dale Goldhawk, Zoomer Radio - AM 740 – June 10, 2015

Vision Program To Help Young Kids In Northern Ontario - 105.3 KiSS Sudbury – June 5, 2015

Optometrists' Group Encourages Daydreaming To Fight Eye Strain – Marketing Magazine – June 4, 2015

Goldhawk Fights Back Podcast: Dr. Ritesh Patel with Dale Goldhawk, Zoomer Radio - AM 740 – June 3, 2015

Ontario Association of Optometrists begins daydream campaign – Adnews – June 3, 2015

Look away from your screen - Ontario Optometrists help give your eyes a break – Stimulant – June 3, 2015

Helping The Vision of JK Students – Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre – May 31, 2015

Brighten someone's day and help kids see better – SooToday.com – May 30, 2015

Goldhawk Fights Back Podcast: Dr. Jeff Goodhew with Dale Goldhawk, Zoomer Radio - AM 740 – May 27, 2015

Goldhawk Fights Back Podcast: Dr. Ritesh Patel with Dale Goldhawk, Zoomer Radio - AM 740 – May 20, 2015

Goldhawk Fights Back Podcast: Dr. Ritesh Patel with Dale Goldhawk, Zoomer Radio - AM 740 – May 13, 2015

Early eye exams - CTV Northern Ontario - May 13, 2015

Simple tips for maintaining healthy eyes - Breakfast Television – May 12, 2015

Goldhawk Fights Back Podcast: Dr. Ritesh Patel with Dale Goldhawk, Zoomer Radio - AM 740 – May 6, 2015

How about a free pair of glasses for your kid? - Northern Life - May 5, 2015

A vision of total eye health - visionandhearing.ca (National Post) - May 1, 2015

Goldhawk Fights Back Podcast: Dr. Ritesh Patel with Dale Goldhawk, Zoomer Radio - AM 740 – April 29, 2015

Ontario optometrists have new vision for eye care in the province - Metro Morning Ottawa - April 29, 2015

Eye disease, vision loss costs Ontarians $7.3 billion annually - April 28, 2015

Goldhawk Fights Back Podcast: Dr. Ritesh Patel with Dale Goldhawk, Zoomer Radio - AM 740 – April 22, 2015

Maximize your child's learning ability. Learn about the Eye See… Eye Learn® Program - OnRichmondHill.com - March 24, 2015

Eye See… Eye Learn® - CTV Morning Live - March 24, 2015

3 Steps to Eye Relief During Allergy Season - Bell Wellness Center - March 19, 2015

Eye See… Eye Learn® - CBC - THE MORNING EDITION - Kitchener-Waterloo - March 16, 2015


Free glasses available for kindergarten students - myKawatha.com - March 10, 2015

Eye exams for children - CBC Ottawa Morning - March 10, 2015


The Importance of Getting an Eye Exam - Rogers TV - February 25, 2015

Tips for Finding the Perfect Pair of Glasses - Rogers TV - February 25, 2015

Checklist for Your Child’s Eye Health - Kids in the Capital - February 18, 2015

New program to avoid vision problems in children - 580 CFRA - February 10, 2015

Free eye exams for JKs - The Pembroke Daily Observer - January 30, 2015

106.9 The X Podcast: Dr. Brian Paul with Celine Armstrong, XFM News - January 29, 2015

JANUARY Source Stories 2015 - Eye See… Eye Learn® - TVCOGECO - January 7, 2015





2014

New program offers free eyeglasses to Durham JK students - DurhamRegion.com - December 10, 2014

Goldhawk Fights Back Podcast: Dr. Jeff Goodhew with Dale Goldhawk, Zoomer Radio - AM 740 - December 9, 2014

Focusing on children’s eye health - Norfolk News - October 29, 2014

Vision problems going unseen - Global Toronto - October 13, 2014

Dr. Brian Paul talks about detecting, diagnosing and treating children early with vision problems - Global Toronto - August 27, 2014

Non-profit seeks to fit children with glasses before starting school - Global News - August 27, 2014

Dr. Ali Hussen discusses the importance of children's eye exams  - CTV News Kitchener - August 26, 2014

Eyeball-eating amoeba? 5 things contact lens users need to know - Global News - July 16, 2014

Dr. Brian Paul Optometrists talks about Eye See... Eye Learn on Global Toronto The Morning Show June 30, 2014

Check your eyes before you drive – GlobeAndMail.com – January 2, 2014

2013

Yearly eye exams underestimated – Kitchener Post – December 24, 2013

Get your eyes checked: How to keep your eyes healthy – CanadianLiving.com – December 16, 2013

Eye See … Eye Learn – Waterloo Chronicle – September 10, 2013

Girl encourages children to get eye check, after losing her own to cancer – Mississauga.com – September 7, 2013

Eye exams essential for back-to-school preparation – Waterloo Region Record – August 26, 2013