Speakers announced for View Point Vancouver!

Speakers announced for View Point Vancouver!

View Point is hosting a full-day conference in Vancouver this spring and YOU are invited!  Confirmed sessions include: Age-related vision loss with Dr. Andrew Merkur, Dr. Kulbir Gill and Dr Jean Chuo Keynote presentation by Dr. Elizabeth Simpson about innovations in gene therapy New research into inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) with Dr. […]

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How Does a Bird’s Vision Compare to a Human’s?

How Does a Bird’s Vision Compare to a Human’s?

Anthony Goldman. May 23, 2021. The shimmering blue of the White-bellied Sunbird in amongst the popping pinks of the Aloe is just one example of all the colours bursting throughout the bush. Although these colours are striking for us, they are even more enhanced through the eyes of birds. My […]

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Fighting Blindness Canada

Fighting Blindness Canada

Working to support Fighting Blindness Canada is a privilege for me. The dedicated team at FBC is working hard to eliminate blindness from genetic disease for all Canadians. With more than one million seniors living with age-related macular degeneration this work is critical. I am so proud of my patients […]

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A Deeper Look

A Deeper Look

As some of you may know my husband and I love travelling to Africa and, in particular, safari. I read this blog daily and thought it was fitting to share this post with you as it pertains to the eye. Link to Article: https://blog.londolozi.com/2021/07/28/a-deeper-look/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=sharpspring&sslid=MzM2MjSzNLU0szQ2BAA&sseid=M7SwNLMwNzcwtQQA&jobid=2ea88f9f-1bf6-4a17-b387-644eafd83a6c

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Wear Your Sunglasses!

Wear Your Sunglasses!

Just a reminder to wear those sunglasses! Mom and dad, make sure the kids are too! Get a hat on when it’s sunny and you’re outside for prolonged periods. Every bit of protection now guards against cataracts and macular degeneration later. Click here to read the full news article, featuring […]

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A Shot In The Dark

A Shot In The Dark

My friend Donovan Tildesley and I are advocating for vaccines for the blind. Have a read of his excellent article “Shot in the Dark”. “How do you expect a blind person to maintain the required two metres between themselves and others – not to mention trust those around them are […]

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Migraine World Summit 2021

The Migraine World Summit is a great patient resource! By registering for the 2021 Migraine World Summit, you’ll have access to 32 international migraine and headache experts. They will be hosting a live Webinar from March 17–25, 2021, you can learn about the latest research, treatments, and strategies to help […]

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Foundation Fighting Blindness Ambassador Spotlight: Dr. Briar Sexton

As some of you know my goddaughter and her brother were born deaf and later discovered to be losing vision to Usher Syndrome. Usher Syndrome is a rare disease that causes tunneling of vision and night blindness.  The kids are awesome. They don’t just survive, they thrive. I am always […]

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Do you sometimes get a swollen, itchy, red eyelid for “no reason”?

Do you sometimes get a swollen, itchy, red eyelid for “no reason”?

Do you sometimes get a swollen, itchy, red eyelid for “no reason”? That is contact dermatitis. Contact dermatitis is just what it sounds like. Something you touched or were exposed to got on the skin around your eyelid and caused an allergic reaction. Contact dermatitis is an allergy, but unlike “typical” […]

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Pandemic Pressures on BC Doctors

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January 25, 2021

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In case any of you are wondering, I’m ok. I’m better than ok. I have a job I love, I am well supported at work by my staff and at home by my husband. I have gratitude and appreciation for this privilege. Many of my colleagues can’t say the same. I […]

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