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An emerging consensus is forming that a decreased amount of time spent outdoors is significantly increasing the risk of myopia among school-aged children.Read More
Celebrating a childhood eye Cancer survivor, Star Trek actor and the optometrist who saved his life with an early diagnosis
Childhood Cancer Warrior Bruce Horak shows “out of this world” strength and tenacity! The OAO is celebrating Bruce during Childhood Cancer Awareness month for showing the world that blindness does not have to get in the way of having an amazing career as an actor.Read More
Throughout the Save Eye Care campaign, many patients have come forward to express support for their local optometrists, and share stories of the care they received. In some of these cases, their visit to the optometrist was a life-changing one. OAO member, Dr. Kathleen Hill, saw patient Jackie Nelson on...Read More
However, if governments fail to invest in eye care, vision health challenges faced by Canadians will only get worse as the population ages. This is the situation we are facing in Ontario. Decades of underfunding and neglect by the provincial government has pushed the eye care system to the brink.Read More