Researchers have discovered a cell in the retina which may control the growth of the eyeball and the cause of myopia. It also seems that indoor light might stimulate this cell to increase the amount of nearsightedness one develops. This contributes to the observation that kids that spend more time outdoors tend to be […]
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The Federal Government is considering taxing your health and dental benefit plans – costing your family hundreds of dollars a year. Join thousands of Canadians and send a letter to your MP right now saying you don’t support this tax. Tell your MP that you don’t support a tax on health and dental benefits. TAKE […]
Dr. Nelson & Dr. Friesen are in Montreal attending the Optometric Leaders Forum. An event that brings together leaders in the Canadian Optometry to discuss about the important issues in the eye care industry….We want you think about your eyes and how important your vision is to you. Dr. Nelson is the Manitoba representative […]
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Do you ever get frustrated with blurry cell phone photos and sometimes wish your camera was a clear your regular vision? So here is summary of how much it would cost to buy a camera that is as good as your eye. How Much Would Your Eye Cost if it was a Camera Michael D. […]
Most people are familiar with that blue aura glowing from tablets and laptops….it looks cool but is it harming you? We know that this blue light (now this is blue visible light, not UV light) triggers certain things in the brain. One is that it can disrupt sleep patterns. So some people have taken to […]
There is a nearsighted epidemic going on in the world. In the 1970’s about 20% of NorthAmerican and Asian 20 year olds were nearsighted. Now it is about 40% of North American and 96% of Asian 20 year olds. While we don’t fully understand why or how, studies seem to indicate that more time spent […]
One big question we have is what causes nearsightedness and can we stop it. Well we don’t know exactly how to stop it but before we are able to determine that it would be helpful to know how to predict it. So what test could we do in grade 1 that would predict whether someone […]
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