Lifestyle modifications may help control glaucoma progression

Patients are always asking about lifestyle risk factors for glaucoma. Here is an overview of some of the current evidence on what you can do to lower your risk of glaucoma progression. After poring over the literature, Yvonne Ou, MD, assistant professor of ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, gives […]

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There is a solar eclipse coming up on Monday the 21st of August.

There is a solar eclipse coming up on Monday the 21st of August.

  There are lots of old wives tales about vision (no reading in the dark won’t make you go blind, your parents just wanted you to go to sleep) but vision loss from sun gazing isn’t one of them. Thinking of watching the eclipse? Make sure you have ISO approved […]

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Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy Clinical Trial

If anyone reading this has Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy and is interested in a clinical trial please get in touch! Gensight Biologics is working on a phase III clinical trial named RESCUE that is actively seeking patients suffering from Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON) in the United States and Canada […]

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Video: How to instill eye drops

Video: How to instill eye drops

Having trouble getting your eye drops in? You may find this video below helpful for different techniques on how to properly instill eye drops.  

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Hero of Ability Award – Christina Basi

Hero of Ability Award – Christina Basi

Ladner woman named Hero of Ability Christina Basi honoured by BC Centre for Ability Courage, perseverance, dedication – just a few words many use to describe Ladner’s Christina Basi. Her story was recognized Thursday night at the 18th annual Dining for Dreams Gala where the BC Centre for Ability celebrated […]

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Encountering Darkness, PAINTING LIGHT

Encountering Darkness, PAINTING LIGHT

Encountering Darkness, PAINTING LIGHT  KARINA SVALYA An Integrated Project in Arts and Theology Kby Karina Svalya March 30th -May 4th 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday March 30th, 2017 4:30pm-7:30pm Lookout Gallery: 5800 University Blvd. Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6T 2E4 http://www.lookoutgallery.ca/ Be sure to also check out  Karina’s Svalya’s website http://www.ksvalya.com/

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Bicycling for Beans – The pursuit of life and the ultimate espresso

Bicycling for Beans – The pursuit of life and the ultimate espresso

Follow Paul Gully and Lois Leslie on their journey Fundraising for Parkinson’s Disease: “We are now in Lisbon, about to embark on an 18-month cycle trip that will take us from Lisbon to Auckland, New Zealand. We will be blogging again, if you would like to track our progress: cycling.loisandpaul.com. […]

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VISION QUEST 2017 – SPEAKER SERIES

VISION QUEST 2017 – SPEAKER SERIES

At the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) we are motivated by a singular goal: develop new treatments for blindness and vision loss. This goal fuels all of the research that we fund and everything that we do! Vision Quest is the FFB’s educational program that we share with patients and families […]

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We are thrilled to have a newly published author in our midst.

We are thrilled to have a newly published author in our midst.

We are thrilled to have a newly published author in our midst. Garry has been a patient for many years and has been sharing his travel adventures with me each time we meet. Some of you who have been in the neighbourhood for a long time may remember him as […]

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Find out: Inactive ingredients in Prescription Drugs

Find out: Inactive ingredients in Prescription Drugs

Patients often ask what other ingredients may be found in their medications due to allergies or sensitivities they have. Find out more from this great article by By Joel Claycomb, PharmD: Click Here!     Copy and paste the link below if the link into your browser window if it does […]

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