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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Practice. The items are displayed by year and month. To view older entries use the links in the box below to select the year and month you would like.

Flawless by Friday Now Available at Eyes on Sheppard

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Eyes on Sheppard: Recipient of the Leading Medical Clinics of The World Award

BLEP Eyewear Now at Eyes on Sheppard

Blue light is found in the short wavelength spectrum and is considered as high energy light. Blue light helps us regulate our sleep cycle by suppressing melatonin which prompts us to be awake and alert. We naturally get blue light from the sun, but we are now getting more of...

Study Finds Large Increase of Children are Nearsighted

A new study from the University of Waterloo and CNIB have reported that there is an increase of children who are diagnosed as nearsighted and a large number of these cases go undiagnosed or untreated. Having your child go in for their yearly eye exam is a good way to...

Eye See…Eye At Eyes on Sheppard!

If you child is born in 2012, and requires prescription glasses they will be able to receive a free pair of glasses from participating partners, Nikon Lenswear and OGI Eyewear Read below for more details and to see if you child is eligible. Eyes on Sheppard will be participating again...

Coloured Contacts: Now Illegal Without a Prescription

Contact lenses have been worn as a convenience for sports or aesthetic option away from glasses but they have always been deemed a medical device since it resides in the body and can cause significant harm to the eye and affect vision if not fit nor cared for properly. Routine...

Vision Therapy – A Success Story

A Mother of one of our recent Vision Therapy Graduates wrote a blog post about her daughter's experience in our program and how integral the connection is between Vision and Learning. Congratulations Isabella, we are very proud of you! (Shared with permission.)

Why children should have their eyes checked yearly.

Watch this short video on why your children should be seen by their Optometrist yearly, even if they have 20/20 vision. In Ontario, OHIP covers childrens' eye exams once a year until the age of 19. Call us today to book your child's appointment.  ...

Eyes on Sheppard – Recipient of the World Sight Day Challenge Bronze Award of 2015

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Are ARED Supplements Right For You?

Know your supplements. New genetic testing developed to help determine if ARED supplements are right for you. http://macularhope.org/macular-degeneration-association-issues-urgent-supplement-warning-for-patients/ ...

How Do Digital Devices Affect My Eyes?

Spending a lot of time in front of a digital device can have a surprising impact on your vision and health.

Pink, Stinging Eyes?

It Could Be Pink Eye.

Request Your Next Appointment Online…

You can now request your next appointment online. Find out how...