Author: DrB

COVD 2015

Ladies and Gentlemen: Welcome to this event. What a joy to finally meet so many of you in person. I am especially encouraged in seeing so many here driven by the clear desire to speak publicly about vision. I recognize…

Vision Exams Part of Strong Child Development

Here’s a quick radio advertisement voiced by my son, Max. I think it sounds great and as you might expect, there’s an important message to it. Starting a business and creating employment is no small undertaking. Congratulations to the Eagle…

Optometry Helps to Lower Healthcare Spending

Optometrists in Alberta are designated primary care providers for eye and vision health. This means if you have concerns with your eyes or vision, you can see your optometrist and it will be covered under Alberta Healthcare – in other…

I have a stigma!

“My last doctor told me I have a stigma”, says the patient. I reply, “Oh, that’s unfortunate, too bad I can’t help you with that – do you mind if I take a picture?” I then carry on with my…

Can you see that?

You hear some funny things when working in vision care. Asking a child “Can you see that?” is one of the funnier statements you hear. Funny peculiar, I mean. It’s akin to asking ‘how heavy do you feel’ or ‘how…

Mountain Postcards

MountainPostcards.com is a website that allows users to download beautiful high-resolution images at no charge. The site promotes awareness of the importance of vision assessment for children and helps users find information through LearningManagement.ca ConcussionDetection.com ArchiesLaw.com dvvc.ca To Learn More:…

Archie’s Law

The site ArchiesLaw.com is dedicated to promoting mandatory vision assessment for all children entering Grade 1. Learn why vision problems cause so much grief in the classroom, why they are almost never detected, what is costs for children and families,…