Technology

Through the looking glass – a glimpse at lenses in 2018

By Troy Patterson Technological advancements in lens manufacturing continue to offer new options for patients and eyecare professionals, with the industry upping the ante with...

Tinted by the light – photochromic eyewear protection

By Jody Johnson-Petit It’s a bright, sunny day, but you don’t have your sunglasses on hand. Not to worry. Thanks to technology, your prescription lenses can...

Comfortable Contacts 2018

By Troy Patterson About 3.5 million Canadians use contact lenses to correct their vision, according to the latest VisionWatch Canada report from the Vision Council...

Defending against blue light in 2018

By Troy Patterson An increasing number of Canadians are expected to buy technologies that protect their eyes from blue light both as education spreads about...

Canadian-developed laser scanner sheds light on eye disease before vision loss occurs

A Canadian engineering science professor has developed a high resolution retinal imaging scanner that will one day revolutionize eye care, helping ophthalmologists diagnose eye...