Fort Erie Ophthalmologist Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (EPSO) recognizes excellence in Dr. Patricia Teal. Each year ophthalmologists across Ontario nominate deserving ophthalmologists whose contributions to the profession have been outstanding, and of positive and lasting quality in the provision of healthcare services.  On Saturday, February 22, 2020, the Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario at…

EPSO’s Past President Receives OMA Section Service Award

The Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (EPSO) recognizes a leader in ophthalmology. On Saturday, February 22, 2020, at the Annual General Meeting held in Toronto, the Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (EPSO) recognized leaders in ophthalmology and presented Dr. Kylen McReelis of Peterborough with the Ontario Medical Association’s distinguished Section Service Award.  The…

Don’t Celebrate Summer with an Eye Injury!

The Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Warn Against Potential Dangers of Sparklers Summer is finally on its way and with it plenty of opportunities to celebrate beginning with Canada’s birthday on July 1st. The Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (EPSO) want to remind Ontarians to exercise caution and safety when handling fireworks and…

How often should I have an eye exam?

Eye exams are recommended periodically, with the interval differing for various age groups. In the first three years of infancy, a child should have vision checked along with normal pediatric checkups. Between the ages of three and six (the most crucial period of eye development) an eye exam should be scheduled every year or two.…