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10 things to remember on trick-or-treat night - CBC Kitchener-Waterloo - Oct. 31, 2017
Tips on how to have a safe Halloween, including the risks of wearing cosmetic contact lenses.
Wearing cheap costume contact lenses may have consequences, UW prof warns - CBC Kitchener-Waterloo - Oct. 31, 2017
OAO member Dr. Lyndon Jones details the dangers of wearing cheap cosmetic contact lenses.
Take care of your hygiene this Halloween - Breakfast Television - Oct. 26, 2017
Dr. Michael Rotholz sits down with Breakfast Television to discuss the dangers of cosmetic contact lenses and ways to safeguard the eyes if individuals choose to wear them this Halloween.
A reminder to get your kids's eyes checked - Orangeville Today - Oct. 13, 2017
Dr. Raji Pabla discussed possible symptoms a child may exhibit if they have a vision problem and the importance of comprehensive eye exams on the radio show, Orangeville Today.
Kemptville optometrist raising funds in support of World Sight Day Challenge - Kemptville Advance - Oct. 11, 2017
Local optometrist Dr. C.L. Eamon is taking part in the World Sight Day Challenge to help raise funds for people in underserved communities who are needlessly blind or vision impaired simply because they can’t access an eye exam and glasses.
CTV Morning Live: Children's Vision Month - CTV Morning Live Ottawa - Oct. 11, 2017
Dr. Kirsten North joined CTV Morning Live to promote Children's Vision Month and the importance of comprehensive eye exams.
NEXTGEN: Dr. Wes McCann – a young optometrist with four practices - Optical Prism - Oct. 2, 2017
Dr. Wes McCann has turned his childhood dream of a career in medicine into a growing success on both the business and health–care sides of the optical sector.
Book your child's back-to-school eye exam - Government of Ontario Newsroom - Sept. 18, 2017
Government of Ontario issued a news release Ontario-wide featuring OAO and the Find A Doctor Tool.
Is your child really ready to learn? - 680 News Toronto - Aug. 16, 2017
Dr. Joseph Chan discussed the link between vision and learning and the importance of comprehensive eye exams for children on 680 News Toronto.
Getting your children's eyesight checked - Breakfast Television - Oct. 20, 2016
Dr. Mike Rotholz joined Breakfast Television to share some facts about children's vision and the importance of comprehensive eye exams for children.
Parents turn a blind eye to children's eye health - CTV Northern Ontario - Sept. 10, 2016
A recent survey conducted by the Canadian Association of Optometrists found that eye health was ranked low on the list of parent's priorities for their children.
Eye See Eye Learn program focuses on academic achievement - Welland Tribune - Aug. 30, 2016
Dr. Richard Saari discussed children's vision and the Eye See...Eye Learn program during the back-to-school season.
5 things you should know about eye health and eye exams - CBC Radio Windsor Morning - May 9, 2016
Dr. Todd Wilbee recently spoke with Windsor Morning on CBC Radio about what optometrists can do on top of checking a patient's vision.
Vision and hearing tests available at all Bluewater schools - Meaford Express - April 29, 2016
Bluewater District School Board is expanding its partnership with the Lions club and the Ontario Association of Optometrists’ Eye See...Eye Learn program to offer free vision pretesting and hearing assessments to junior kindergarten students during April and May.
How Often Should You Have an Eye Exam? - Best Health Magazine - February 2016
20/20 vision is only one aspect of eye health. Dr. Jeff Goodhew explains why and how often you need to have an eye exam.
Helping kids see the future - Timmins Today - Feb. 19, 2016
Last fall, Kirkland Lake’s three Boards of Education approved a vision screening research study - a collaboration between OAO and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).
Senior Eye Care - CTV Ottawa Morning Live - Jan. 20, 2016
Dr. Kirsten Northe on CTV Morning Live discussing seniors' vision, and why it's important to get an annual comprehensive eye exam.
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