Ocular Damage from the Sun

The summer season has officially arrived and the temperatures have begun to rise accordingly. Everyone loves to enjoy the sun this time of year, but the risk of harmful ultraviolet radiation exposure needs to be taken seriously. As a recent report from the Canadian Cancer Society has outlined (http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/cancer-society-annual-statistics-report-1.4168784), one in two Canadians will be… Continue reading Ocular Damage from the Sun

Opening Eyes at the Special Olympics

This past weekend, June 16-18, was the Saskatchewan Special Olympics Summer Games and they were hosted right here in Moose Jaw! Approximately 250 athletes participated and there were over 150 volunteers in total. PECC is proud to have supplied several of those volunteers! One of the many “clinics” set up for the athletes at Mosaic… Continue reading Opening Eyes at the Special Olympics

Colour Vision Deficiency – A Lot More Than Meets The Eye

A very common vision problem that tends to be misunderstood is colour blindness. As most people know, it is not a form of blindness but a problem with how a person sees colours. In almost all cases, colour blindness is a misnomer as the individual still sees colours, but they are limited and inaccurate compared… Continue reading Colour Vision Deficiency – A Lot More Than Meets The Eye