Upcoming Event: Out of My Head – a Migraine Canada Presentation

Upcoming Event: Out of My Head – a Migraine Canada Presentation

I’d like to share with you an upcoming event by Migraine Canada Out of My Head – a Migraine Canada Presentation Tickets, Sun, 7 Apr 2019 at 1:30 PM | Eventbrite<link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”https://cdn.evbstatic.com/s3-build/37827-rc2019-04-01_16.04-a746ff4/django/css/images/grunticons/styles/icons.fallback.css” /> Join Migraine Canada for a screening of the award-winning documentary Out of My Head followed […]

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Upcoming event by Foundation Fighting Blindness: Vision Quest 2019

Upcoming event by Foundation Fighting Blindness: Vision Quest 2019

I’d like to share with you another upcoming event from the Foundation Fighting Blindness: Vision Quest 2019 The Foundation Fighting Blindness(FFB) is Canada’s largest charitable funder of sight-saving research. Vision Quest, the FFB’s premier educational series, is coming to Vancouver on Saturday, April 27, 2019 with a special session on cutting-edge approaches […]

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Upcoming event: National Young Leaders Program April 2019

Upcoming event: National Young Leaders Program April 2019

I’d like to share with you an upcoming event from the Foundation Fighting Blindness. I’m so proud of my good friend Donovan Tildseley for being their keynote speaker! National Young Leaders Program We know that young people will steer the future of Canada and the world. We also know that […]

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Dr. Sexton in the news: Eye protection in bright, cold conditions key and often overlooked

Dr. Sexton in the news: Eye protection in bright, cold conditions key and often overlooked

 Eye protection in bright, cold conditions key and often overlooked BY HANA MAE NASSAR AND ASH KELLY Posted Feb 6, 2019 5:42 am PST CityCT New1130 VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – For most people the cold is only an issue between the house and the car or as long as it takes for the […]

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Far-sighted fundraiser – Comic Vision: November 2, 2018

Far-sighted fundraiser – Comic Vision: November 2, 2018

Blind Paralympian swimmer Donovan Tildsley and ophthalmologist Dr. Briar Sexton help raise funds for sight-saving research.     Far-sighted fundraiser Twenty years since she learned her five-year-old son Gavin was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa — a degenerative disease that strikes children and young adults resulting in a progressive and narrowing tunnel vision […]

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Fish Oil Doesn’t Help Dry Eyes

Fish Oil Doesn’t Help Dry Eyes

“For years I have advised patients with dry eye to try Omega 3 supplementation. It turns out the evidence isn’t there. Unless a new study comes out to contradict this one I will no longer be recommending it.”  – Dr. Briar Sexton   Article Below: https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/fish-oil-doesnt-help-dry-eyes/  Fish Oil Doesn’t Help Dry Eyes […]

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Making Sense of OTC Eye Drops by Dr. Glaucomflecken

Making Sense of OTC Eye Drops by Dr. Glaucomflecken

The eye drop aisle at your local pharmacy can be scary and confusing. There are 5 shelves and they all say “lubricant.” How do you know what to choose? Before we begin, I have no financial interest in these products, but would LOVE to have some financial interest. Let me […]

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Eye surgery attempts to reverse years of blindness for Syrian refugee

Eye surgery attempts to reverse years of blindness for Syrian refugee

A stranger’s kindness brought Anas Schichmouse to Canada, now it might save his eyesight Greg Rasmussen · CBC News · Posted: Jul 02, 2018 6:00 AM PT | Last Updated: July 2 “Anas’s case is very special for me, I have a great sympathy for the folks in Syria for the terrible problems they […]

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Eye exams for the modern age

Eye exams for the modern age

Eye exams for the modern age In medical offices all over the country patients are patiently squinting down corridors to spot the color bars, letters, and symbols on a faded cardboard chart. First covering one eye, then the next, standing a measured distance of seven paces away. The overhead lights […]

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Mac Marcoux, Guide Jack Leitch – Win Gold for Canada!

Mac Marcoux, Guide Jack Leitch – Win Gold for Canada!

Mac Marcoux, Guide Jack Leitch Win Gold For Canada In Downhill At PyeongChang Paralympics   LINNEA RHEBORG/GETTY IMAGES Mac Marcoux, left, and guide Jack Leitch, right, won the gold medal in Men’s downhill for visually impaired on day one of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games on Saturday in Pyeongchang-gun, South […]

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