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Great moment for Canada and women in Science – Congratulations to Dr. Donna Strickland

Dr. Donna Strickland, an associate professor at the University of Waterloo (my Alma mater), wins the Nobel Prize for Physics last month.  She is only the third woman to have done so.  She joins two other remarkable women – Marie Curie (in 1903) and Maria Goeppert-Mayer (in 1963) – who
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ESEL coming to an end – have your JK kid’s eyes checked

As summer gears up and we approach the end of June, the Eye See Eye Learn program also comes to an end for the 2016/2017 school year.  However, we continue another year of ensuring our youngest learners have good vision to start Junior Kindergarten!  July 1, 2017 (until June 30, 2018)
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Uncomfortable eyes, watery eyes, fluctuating vision, frequent need to use eye drops? Dr. Mei-Ling Chan Optometry can help

Point of care testing and a new medication at her disposable, Dr. Mei-Ling Chan Optometry can help those suffering from ocular surface disease. Ocular surface (dry eye) disease is the most common condition seen in optometric practice with a prevalence ranging from 8 to 29%.  Unfortuna
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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month – take the test to assess your risk factor for diabetes

The current number of people living with diabetes in Canada is approximately 3.3 million and sadly the prevalence of type 2 diabetes is increasing dramatically with current estimates confidently predicting a doubling of cases by 2025. In addition to a host of systemic diseases diabete
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