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  • Canadian Ophthalmological Society reminds Canadians to look out for vision changes
    by Kim Tytler on May 3, 2022 at 1:15 pm

    Vision Health Month is an opportunity to raise awareness on eye health and vision loss prevention TORONTO, May 3, 2022 /CNW/ – May marks Vision Health Month. As an advocate for optimal eye care for all Canadians, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society stresses the importance of monitoring your vision and seeking an eye doctor when exhibiting any changes The post Canadian Ophthalmological Society reminds Canadians to look out for vision changes appeared first on COS-SCO.

  • Canadian Ophthalmological Society reminds athletes the importance of protective eyewear this Sports Eye Safety Month
    by Kim Tytler on April 5, 2022 at 2:56 pm

    Eye injuries in sports are common and can lead to vision loss or even blindness TORONTO, April 5, 2022 /CNW/ – With the NHL hockey playoff season underway, April also marks Sports Eye Safety Month, and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society is reminding all athletes and sports enthusiasts to protect their vision and help avoid any serious eye The post Canadian Ophthalmological Society reminds athletes the importance of protective eyewear this Sports Eye Safety Month appeared first on COS-SCO.

  • Canadian Ophthalmological Society highlights World Glaucoma Week and encourages Canadians to make eye health a priority
    by Moneika Ramsinghani on March 3, 2022 at 2:44 pm

    Known as the “silent thief of sight”, help spread awareness on the global issue of eye health this #glaucomaweek TORONTO, March 3, 2022 /CNW/ – World Glaucoma Week, which this year runs March 6-12, is an annual, globally-celebrated event that helps spread awareness on this serious eye disease and the importance of monitoring your eye health. With 111.8 million The post Canadian Ophthalmological Society highlights World Glaucoma Week and encourages Canadians to make eye health a priority appeared first on COS-SCO.

  • Canadian Ophthalmological Society highlights potential new treatments of eye disease during AMD Awareness Month
    by Moneika Ramsinghani on February 8, 2022 at 2:40 pm

    Clinical trials underway for promising new therapies that aim to enhance the treatment of age-related macular degeneration TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2022 /CNW/ – Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of blindness in Canada, affecting nearly 2 million Canadians today. As February marks AMD Awareness Month, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society is helping to spread awareness The post Canadian Ophthalmological Society highlights potential new treatments of eye disease during AMD Awareness Month appeared first on COS-SCO.

  • Canadian Ophthalmological Society puts Glaucoma Awareness Month in focus through photographic works of Toronto-based photographer
    by Kim Tytler on January 11, 2022 at 2:03 pm

    Images help spread awareness of glaucoma by capturing moments through her lens TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2022 /CNW/ – Known as the “silent thief of sight”, glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in older North Americans, and more than 400,000 Canadians are living with glaucoma today. Yet, according to a survey by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, nearly half The post Canadian Ophthalmological Society puts Glaucoma Awareness Month in focus through photographic works of Toronto-based photographer appeared first on COS-SCO.