Day: October 15, 2019

Ontario’s Optometrists Remind Parents to Add an ‘Eye Exam’ to Back to School Checklists

In 2017-18, only 14 per cent of children in Ontario had an eye exam before starting school To help children start the new school year off right, parents need to have an eye exam at the top of the ‘back-to-school’ checklist. “Up to 80 per cent of classroom learning is visual, which means your son …

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Optometrists Warn Ontarians of the Scary Health Risks of Wearing Halloween Cosmetic Contact Lenses

Every year at Halloween there is a rush of people looking to add a spooky finishing touch to their costume by wearing cosmetic contact lenses. However, few know of the serious effects they can have on your eyes – haunting you long after October 31. People often believe that cosmetic contact lenses don’t require the …

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