DR. SEXTON IS PROUD TO SUPPORT WHOLE WAY HOUSE!

DR. SEXTON IS PROUD TO SUPPORT WHOLE WAY HOUSE!

At Whole Way House, their mission is to support the vulnerable and isolated on their journey of healing in a safe and welcoming community, equipping them to recognize their inherent worth and purpose. In Partnership with BC Housing, Whole Way House Society provides community building programs and tenant support services […]

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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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DO YOU HAVE A STORY TO SHARE?

DO YOU HAVE A STORY TO SHARE?

The Foundation for Fighting Blindness would love to hear from you! Living with a blinding eye disease can feel isolating, which is why FBC helps to create connections between members of our community in different ways. From joining our National Ambassador Program to sharing your story through eNews, to connecting one-on-one with […]

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COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool:

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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Check Out: The Evolution of an Eye by Jess Shillaw

Check Out: The Evolution of an Eye by Jess Shillaw

The Evolution of an Eye Jess Shillaw March 9, 2020 Have you ever watched an action-packed scene unfold around you and you try your best to focus on a certain object moving? Or have you ever watched your house cat hunt and noticed that they don’t lose focus of what […]

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Fred Lee’s Social Network: Comic Vision

Fred Lee’s Social Network: Comic Vision

Comic vision FAR SIGHTED: After learning her five-year-old son Gavin was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease and that there was little that could be done, Burlington, Ont., mom Ann Morrison made it her life’s work to raise awareness and fundraise for vision research. Enlisting her comic friend Meg Soper […]

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

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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