April 30, 2015
May is Vision Health Month. We are kicking it off with a donation to CNIB - York Region. CNIB offers several options for patients with vision below functional levels, allowing you to live a fulfilling life.
For tips on how to maintain healthy vision, visit our Eye Care Tips page.
April 12, 2015
Dr. Arun from Mount Joy Eye Care joined several health professionals to attend a health forum organized by the Senior Tamils' Centre of Ontario in collaboration with IMHO Canada.
Audience members asked several engaging questions, and the presentation was well received!
Sept 14, 2014
Mount Joy Eye Care was a proud sponsor of the 6th Tamil Canadian Walk for Heart & Stroke Foundation. Heart health has a lot to do with the health of your eyes. Controlling your blood pressure and preventing stroke are vital for vision health. You can learn more about
October 4, 2014
Dr. Arun had an enjoyable Saturday morning with the Tamil seniors in Markham talking about Age-Related Eye Health. The weekly program for seniors is delivered by Human Endeavour. We would like to thank the agency for continuing to provide vital services to the seniors and for creating this opportunity for seniors to learn more about preventative eye health care.
Nov 1, 2014
Dr. Chong from Mount Joy Eye Care held an exciting information session on eye health at SEAS Centre in Markham. The presentation catered to the Chinese speaking newcomer seniors. Topics of discussion included tips for preventative vision care, what is covered by OHIP and age related eye health problems.
Nov 25, 2014
Dr. Arun from Mount Joy Eye Care had an engaging discussion with seniors of Middlefiled Seniors Wellness Club about vision care. Specific topics of discussion included: diabetes and eye health, glaucoma, cataracts and age related macular degeneration.
Dec 25, 2014
Mount Joy Eye Care is pleased to have participated in the World Sight Day Challenge lead by Optometry Giving Sight. More than 600 million people around the world are blind or vision impaired because they do not have access to the eye examination and glasses they need.
Optometry Giving Sight is the only global fundraising initiative that specifically targets the prevention of blindness and impaired vision due to uncorrected refractive error – simply the need for an eye exam and a pair of glasses. You can learn more about Optometry Giving Sight by visiting givingsight.org.
October 3, 2015
Dr. Arun participated in a 1hr, Tamil interview on the Tamil language channel, TVi. She discussed the importance of eye care starting from infancy to adulthood.
She answered several questions from live viewer call-ins.
Oct 1, 2014
Dr. Arun presented on age-related eye health changes to clients of CNIB, and to several affiliated staff members at the second annual Senior's Summit. We thank CNIB for providing this opportunity.
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October 16, 2016
Dr. Arun had the pleasure of getting back into community services with yet another eye health presentation. The one hour presentation contained details relating to several age related eye health changes, and how they can be managed or treated.
She even had a patient in the group which shared his personal experience, which we hope has given a sense of courage to those fearing some of the eye care surgeries the older population may consider.
Oct 29, 2014
Following the recent landslide in southern Sri Lanka, Mount Joy Eye Care in collaboration with the registered charity, Canadian Tamil Medical Association, collected donations to be sent directly to the affected individuals in Sri Lanka. Click here for more details: CTMA News Release