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Globe and Mail: World Sight Day

WORLD SIGHT DAY Vision health awareness – maximizing the potential of Canadians to benefit from advances in ophthalmology Canada’s Ophthalmologists care about your vision. Enjoy this great article published on World Sight Day in the Globe and Mail on Thursday, October 10, 2019. Click on this link below to read […]

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‘Black box’ founders using artificial intelligence & research collaborations to further improve surgical safety

‘Black box’ founders using artificial intelligence & research collaborations to further improve surgical safety

“For many years medicine has looked towards aviation on how to best manage risk. This innovative project at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto will help avoid unnecessary surgical complications and give us better insight into how her operating room should be working.” – Dr. Briar Sexton ‘Black Box’ founders using […]

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Watch CBC: Night Strike

Watch CBC: Night Strike

  We would like to invite you to watch this inspiring story from CBC:   Johnny Tai is a blind martial artist and self-defense instructor. Underneath his independence lies an instinct for survival that sustained him throughout his tumultuous and abusive family life Click the link below to watch: https://www.cbc.ca/shortdocs/shorts/night-strike   […]

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Watch CBC: You Can’t Ask That “Visual Impairment”

Watch CBC: You Can’t Ask That “Visual Impairment”

From all walks of life, the visually impaired we meet in this episode answer questions about what it is like to navigate the world without sight and the answers are very enlightening. Here’s what Guest author Donovan Tildesley (a Paralympic athlete who medalled in 4 games and was Canada’s flag bearer in Beijing)  […]

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Check out this great resource for photosensitive patients, chronic migraine patients and patients suffering from concussion

Check out this great resource for photosensitive patients, chronic migraine patients and patients suffering from concussion

I have found a great resource for photosensitive patients, chronic migraine patients and patients suffering from concussion.             It was created by Michael Murphy,  a Vancouver local lawyer.

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Science News: 3D printed artificial corneas similar to human ones

Science News: 3D printed artificial corneas similar to human ones

Check out this fascinating article from: Your source for the latest research news 3D printed artificial corneas similar to human ones: Team replicated human corneal structure and fabricated a transparent cornea with the lattice pattern When a person has a severely damaged cornea, a corneal transplant is required. However, there […]

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Check out out this interesting article by Bruce Arnott: The Incredible Eyesight of Baboons

Check out out this interesting article by Bruce Arnott: The Incredible Eyesight of Baboons

The Incredible Eyesight of Baboons Bruce ArnottApril 24, 201913 The chacma baboon is a very dynamic, adaptable and successful animal in the bushveld. They live in troops of all different ages and sizes; the troop is usually led by one or a small group of dominant males. The troop size […]

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CBC News: Visually impaired youth face 70% unemployment — and this group wants to change that

CBC News: Visually impaired youth face 70% unemployment — and this group wants to change that

Check out this article from CBC.ca Visually impaired youth face 70% unemployment — and this group wants to change that Blind paralympian Donovan Tildesley says blind or visually impaired youth need to advocate for themselves CBC News · Posted: Apr 28, 2019 8:04 PM PT | Last Updated: April 28 Visually impaired youth […]

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WATCH: Dr. Briar Sexton on Global News “Blindness crisis coming to Canada?”

GLOBAL NEWS HOUR AT 6 April 25 2019 Blindness crisis coming to Canada? Today’s Global News Hour at 6 Health Matters is brought to you by Pharmasave. One of Canada’s largest vision advocate groups is warning that this country is facing a crisis that could double the number of people […]

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WATCH Dr. Briar Sexton’s on Global News: National care strategy to fight blindness and vision loss

Watch Dr. Briar Sexton and Jack McCormick with Sonia Sunger on Global News at noon aired on April 25, 2019 National care strategy to fight blindness and vision loss   1.5 million Canadians live with vision loss and that number is expected to double by 2031. We look at why […]

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