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May 16, 2019, 15:28 ET Stop the Eyescuses and Book an Eye Exam

New study finds Ontarians are unaware of how easy it is to protect their eyes TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - According to a recent poll of Ontario Millennials and Gen Xers, those surveyed are making...


Jul 07, 2015, 07:00 ET Ontario Association of Optometrists' children's vision program, Eye See…Eye Learn®, now available across Ontario

Program provides complimentary glasses to Junior Kindergarten children TORONTO, July 7, 2015 /CNW/ - After successfully rolling out in 30 regions, Eye See…Eye Learn, a free program administered by...


Apr 28, 2015, 06:00 ET Eye disease, vision loss costs Ontarians $7.3 billion annually

Ontario Association of Optometrists releases report calling for better care, at better value, close to home TORONTO, April 28, 2015 /CNW/ - By 2031, the number of Ontarians living with eye disease...


Jul 16, 2014, 18:04 ET Ontario Association of Optometrists urge people to safely use contact lenses, obtained from trusted sources

TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The story of a Taiwanese student who lost her vision due to improper use of contact lenses serves as a reminder for Canadians to take great care of their own contact...


Jun 05, 2014, 09:00 ET Ontario Association of Optometrists to launch children's vision program, Eye See…Eye Learn®, in Toronto

Program will provide free glasses to Junior Kindergarten children TORONTO, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - More than 25 per cent of Ontario children have vision problems, yet according to 2013 government data,...


Jan 09, 2013, 10:43 ET Ontario Association of Optometrists reminds Ontarians of the importance of annual eye exams for people with diabetes

~ Annual eye examinations for Ontarians with diabetes continue to be funded by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan ~ MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO)...


Sep 13, 2012, 07:30 ET Life Threatening Problems May Hide in Your Child's Vision

Young eye cancer patient teams up with optometrists to raise awareness of early detection of vision problems in kids MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Sarah Slingsby wishes she could properly...


Aug 22, 2012, 14:38 ET Eye See…Eye Learn® Ready for New Junior Kindergarten Students

The Back to School Item Most Parents Miss SOUTHWEST, ON, Aug. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - New shoes for gym…CHECK. New backpack for books… CHECK. Eye exam to read and learn… CHECK. This year don't overlook the...


Aug 22, 2012, 14:38 ET Eye See…Eye Learn® Ready for New Junior Kindergarten Students

The Back to School Item Most Parents Miss SOUTH CENTRAL, ON, Aug. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - New shoes for gym…CHECK. New backpack for books… CHECK. Eye exam to read and learn… CHECK. This year don't overlook...


Aug 22, 2012, 14:33 ET Eye See…Eye Learn® Ready for New Junior Kindergarten Students

The Back to School Item Most Parents Miss THUNDER BAY, ON, Aug. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - New shoes for gym…CHECK. New backpack for books… CHECK. Eye exam to read and learn… CHECK. This year don't overlook...


Aug 20, 2012, 08:00 ET Will Your Child Be Ready For School?

Eye exams often missed on back to school check list, say Ontario optometrists MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - New shoes for gym…CHECK, New backpack for books… CHECK, eye exam to read and...


Nov 30, 2010, 15:18 ET Childhood Vision Loss Can Be Hidden in Plain View Warn Ontario's Optometrists

Early eye exam can save sight and a life time disability TORONTO, Nov. 30 /CNW/ - Jennifer Hartman had no idea her child had a significant vision problem. The day after her daughter's sixth birthday, ...


Oct 01, 2010, 15:08 ET GREAT GLASSES FOUNDER HEADED TO JAIL FOR ILLEGALLY PRESCRIBING EYE WEAR

TORONTO, Oct. 1 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) applauds Justice James Turnbull for taking a strong stand in upholding the Regulated Health Professions Act and protecting...


Aug 18, 2010, 14:05 ET Backpack, new shoes and an eye exam

Ontario Optometrists want parents to add eye exams to their back to school list MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 18 /CNW/ - As parents start turning their thoughts to getting their children ready for school,...


Oct 20, 2009, 09:30 ET Eye See...Eye Learn Pilot Program launches in Hamilton

Ontario Association of Optometrists working with local School Boards to promote the role of vision in learning MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 20 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) ...


Sep 16, 2009, 14:26 ET Ontario optometrists warning - Protect yourself from illegal eye exams

TORONTO, Sept. 16 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) is warning the public to ensure their eye examinations are only conducted by a physician or optometrist. Currently in Ontario,...