Eyecare Resources and Links

The optometrists at Vista Eyecare know that good eye health is an ongoing process that includes good patient education. When you are involved in your eye health, you have a higher chance of retaining healthy vision. 

If you are interested in learning more about eyecare, any eye procedures or any of the terminology that may come up in your eye exam, please use these links to access good quality information.

General Information

Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO)

Saskatchewan Association of Optometrists (SAO)

Doctors of Optometry Canada (DOC)

Types of Vision Correction

Myopia (nearsightedness)

Hyperopia (farsightedness)



Children's Vision

Eye See Eye Learn from SAO

Eye Exams for Children

Vision Therapy

What is Vision Therapy for Parents and Educators

About Vision Therapy (Doctors of Optometry)

Refractive Surgery (LASIK, PRK, KAMRA)

Vision Surgery Basics



Dry Eye

About Dry Eye (Doctors of Optometry)

Dry Eye Definition

Macular Degeneration

About Macular Degeneration (CNIB)

Age Related Macular Degeneration (Doctors of Optometry)

Diabetic Eye Disease

About Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes and Your Eyes (Doctors of Optometry)


The Glaucoma Challenge (requires Flash)

About Glaucoma (Doctors of Optometry)


Cataract Facts

About Cataracts

Eye Exams for Individuals with Autism

This site provides tools for successful eye exams for individuals with autism or who are anxious about getting an eye exam. Includes a full exam walk-through.

Eye Exam Success

Patient Privacy (HIPA)

HIPA Brochure

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