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Do you need to see an Eye Doctor for a vision problem during COVID-19?

Our members are available during this to see patients for urgent and emergent appointments. Please email our office at nlao@bellaliant.net or call 709-765-1096 and we will provide you with a list of Doctors currently seeing patients at this time. As well, you can call your regular Eye Doctor’s office and leave a message. They will …

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NL Association of Optometrists (NLAO) Applauds the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for its support of children’s vision

St. John’s, NL, April 16, 2019– The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Optometrists applauds the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for its support of a Children’s Vision Program. Dr. Trudy Metcalfe, President, NLAO, says “As many as one in four school age children have visual problems and 60% of children with reading difficulties have undetected …

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Get Ready for Back to School with an Eye Exam

We all have our back-to-school shopping lists: School supplies New shoes New Clothes Something very important is missing from the list: making appointments for comprehensive eye exams for your children! Just as their bodies are rapidly growing, children’s eyes are changing as well. Children don’t understand the difference between “SEEING” and “ VISION”, and the screening they …

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What about your eyes?

When it comes to our health, we often visit our doctor or nurse regularly to make sure our bodies are healthy. But what about our eyes? They’re not always top of mind, but they’re just as important. During Healthy Vision Month, held each May, we encourage everyone to make their eye health a priority and informs them …

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