OAO in the news

Book your child's back-to-school eye exam - Government of Ontario Newsroom - Sept. 18, 2017

Government of Ontario issues a news release Ontario-wide featuring OAO and the Find A Doctor Tool.

Is your child really ready to learn? - 680 News Toronto - Aug. 16, 2017

Dr. Joseph Chan discussed the link between vision and learning and the importance of comprehensive eye exams for children on 680 News Toronto. 

Getting your children's eyesight checked - Breakfast Television - Oct. 20, 2016

Dr. Mike Rotholz joined Breakfast Television to share some facts about children's vision and the importance of comprehensive eye exams for children.

Parents turn a blind eye to children's eye health - CTV Northern Ontario - Sept. 10, 2016

A recent survey conducted by the Canadian Association of Optometrists found that eye health was ranked low on the list of parent's priorities for their children.

Eye See Eye Learn program focuses on academic achievement - Welland Tribune - Aug. 30, 2016

Dr. Richard Saari discussed children's vision and the Eye See...Eye Learn program during the back-to-school season.

5 things you should know about eye health and eye exams - CBC Radio Windsor Morning - May 9, 2016

Dr. Todd Wilbee recently spoke with Windsor Morning on CBC Radio about what optometrists can do on top of checking a patient's vision.

Vision and hearing tests available at all Bluewater schools - Meaford Express - April 29, 2016
Bluewater District School Board is expanding its partnership with the Lions club and the Ontario Association of Optometrists’ Eye See...Eye Learn program to offer free vision pretesting and hearing assessments to junior kindergarten students during April and May.

How Often Should You Have an Eye Exam? - Best Health Magazine - February 2016

20/20 vision is only one aspect of eye health. Dr. Jeff Goodhew explains why and how often you need to have an eye exam.

Helping kids see the future - Timmins Today - Feb. 19, 2016

Last fall, Kirkland Lake’s three Boards of Education approved a vision screening research study - a collaboration between OAO and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).

Senior Eye Care - CTV Ottawa Morning Live - Jan. 20, 2016

Dr. Kirsten Northe on CTV Morning Live discussing seniors' vision, and why it's important to get an annual comprehensive eye exam.

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