Vision Care Sites
There is a vast array of information about Vision Health on the Internet. Below are a few of the links that will be most useful. We have also included a few links to the sights and sounds of our beautiful province.
CAO is the professional association that represents Doctors of Optometry in Canada. It is also the national federation of ten provincial associations of optometrists and represents over 3,200 members across Canada.
This is the official site of CEO and provides reliable information about the CSAO and the ICLO. CEO’s mission is to serve Canada’s provincial and territorial optometric regulator in specific matters of common interests.
Visit the University of Waterloo School of Optometry – one of two Optometry Schools in Canada.
Visit the University of Montreal Optometry School
CAOS is an international organization with members throughout Canada, the United States, and Puerto Rico. CAOS offers memberships to all Canadian students studying in an optometry school in Canada free of charge.
CORA is a federation of the optometric regulatory and licensing bodies in Canada dedicated to facilitating discussion, exchanging information, providing a national voice and communicating with others about legislation, registration, standards of practice, continuing competence and any other issues related to the health care system including the profession of optometry.
Since 1918, The Canadian National Institute for the Blind has been helping blind, visually impaired, and deafblind Canadians address one of the greatest challenges of their lives: thriving – not just surviving – in a sighted world.
A wealth of information for patients, doctors, and other health care professionals.
Check Yearly. See Clearly. is a nationwide public awareness campaign to educate Americans about the importance of regular vision care.
Extensive patient information about laser surgery correction. Moncton is the New Brunswick location of the largest provider of laser vision procedures in North America.
Guide to laser surgery, contact lenses, eyecare and vision correction. This website was launched in January 2000 to provide consumers with an independent source of trustworthy information on eye health and vision correction options.
For vision problems at your computer visit Doctor Ergo for helpful advice on your workplace. Take the test, and bring the printed results to your eye examination.
The Macular Degeneration Partnership (MDP) provides accurate, timely and unbiased information on age-related macular degeneration (AMD). A monthly online newsletter and an e-mail subscription service keep patients and their families up to date on research, experimental treatments and low vision aids.
The World Council of Optometry is the worldwide organization for the professionals working in the field of optometry, their associations and institutions.
The Eye Cancer Network is an educational site to helping eye tumor patients find information about their condition and treatment, and providing support for patients and their families.
Health Care Sites
Up to date patient news about diabetes.
The CSA is not-for-profit membership-based association serving business, industry, government and consumers in Canada and the global marketplace. As a solutions-oriented organization, they work in Canada and around the world to develop standards that address real needs, such as enhancing public safety and health.
Healthline provides a very comprehensive overview of Type 2 Diabetes as a critical starting point for individuals and/or their loved ones.
Explore New Brunswick
Visitors and residents alike can use the following links to explore our beautiful province.
Government Departments for the Province.
Tourism New Brunswick. A good starting point for your virtual tour.
Established in 1967, the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick collects and preserves the documents of the people, institutions and government of the province.
Your electronic gateway to the city, river, and region of Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada.
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