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DON’T FORGET YOUR SUNGLASSES!

DON’T FORGET YOUR SUNGLASSES!

SUMMER 2020 HAS FINALLY ARRIVED!! As Canadians rush to spend time outdoors, we want to remind you to grab your sunglasses when you head out for a day of fun in the sun. Sunglasses should be as important to your sun protection routine as sun screen or hats. Wearing your […]

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COVID-19 AND THE VISION LOSS COMMUNITY

COVID-19 AND THE VISION LOSS COMMUNITY

The Canadian Council of the Blind conducted a survey that ran from April 7-14, 2020. The survey had 570+ respondents. CCB president Louise Gillis and Dr. Keith Gordon, PhD discuss the results of their recent survey about the effects of COVID-19 on the vision loss community during their May 6, […]

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COVID-19: B.C. unveils plan to start relaxing pandemic restrictions in mid-May

COVID-19: B.C. unveils plan to start relaxing pandemic restrictions in mid-May

VICTORIA — British Columbians will soon be able to hug loved ones, resume socializing, visit restaurants, get a hair cut and restart some outdoor recreation, as the government loosens COVID-19 restrictions and morphs into a “new normal” that could last for the next year. Premier John Horgan outlined a plan […]

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Practicing During a Pandemic

As part of your health care team, your health and safety are of the utmost importance to us. As the situation around COVID-19 continues to evolve, we will be taking extra precautions for all in person appointments to ensure the safety of you and our staff. We recommend that you […]

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COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool:

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March 17, 2020

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COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool:

BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool This self-assessment tool, developed with the BC Ministry of Health, will help determine whether you may need further assessment or testing for COVID-19. You can complete this assessment for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, if they are unable to. Who should be tested for […]

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CBC News: Hidden camera investigation reveals ‘scary’ and ‘misleading’ sales pitches to sell blue light lenses

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February 3, 2020

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CBC News: Hidden camera investigation reveals ‘scary’ and ‘misleading’ sales pitches to sell blue light lenses

Be careful when you are buying your glasses. Manufacturers often make claims about their products that simply aren’t supported by science. Dr. Briar Sexton – Hidden camera investigation reveals ‘scary’ and ‘misleading’ sales pitches to sell blue light lenses | CBC News Hidden camera investigation reveals ‘scary’ and ‘misleading’ sales […]

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Canadian Vision 2020 Summit: Questionnaire

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December 9, 2019

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Hi there,   If you are reading this post I hope you will take the time to fill out the survey!   ~Briar Canadian Vision 2020 Summit: Questionnaire This survey is designed to collect feedback and insights for the upcoming Canadian Vision 2020 Summit on the current and future state […]

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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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Why doesn’t Dr. Sexton prescribe eye glasses?

Why doesn’t Dr. Sexton prescribe eye glasses?

 We often get asked… “Why doesn’t Dr. Sexton prescribe eye glasses?”  Click here to find out    

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Eating for Healthy Eyes – Nutrition & Retinal Eye Disease

Join Dr. Briar Sexton who will be doing a talk on Eating for Healthy Eyes- Nutrition & Retinal Eye Disease. Vision Quest Vancouver Saturday November 2, 2013 Library Square Conference Centre 1:15pm Section C 350 West Georgia Street http://www.ffb.ca/news/events/VQ/VQVancouver13Program.html We look forward to seeing you there.

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