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Eye care is Health Care: Patients Coming Forward and Sharing Their Eye Health Stories

04 Aug 2021

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...

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The Cost of Vision Loss in Canada: The Importance of Investing in Eye Care

21 Jul 2021

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.

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The Latest On the Save Eye Care Campaign

14 Jul 2021

There are less than 50 days left until  Ontarians will lose access to primary eye care services. Starting September 1st, OHIP patients aged 0-19, 65+, and adults with specific medical conditions will be unable to visit their optometrist.

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Nutrition and Your Eyes

22 Mar 2021

When you think about nutrition, you may not be thinking about how it can impact the health of your eyes, in addition to your overall wellness.

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Glasses, Face Masks And Fogging

05 Feb 2021

Wearing a mask presents one frustrating issue for glasses-wearers: the fogging up of glasses, particularly aggravated by cold weather. This fog is caused by warm breath escaping from the top of your mask, and lands on the cooler surface of your lens.

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