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NLAO, the Essilor Vision Foundation Canada and the Provincial Government Launches ‘Eye See Eye Learn’ Program for Children

The Department of Health and Community Services is pleased to announce a new pilot program that supports children as they prepare to start school. The program, known as Eye See Eye Learn, is designed to allow children to overcome potential barriers to eye exams and contributes to a more positive learning experience, as well as …

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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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