Nova Scotia

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Turned Eyes (Strabismus)

Strabismus is the medical term for misalignment of the eyes two eyes that are not straight. It occurs in at least 5% of the population.
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Lazy Eye - Amblyopia

Amblyopia ('lazy eye') happens when the vision in one eye doesn't develop properly in early childhood.
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Floaters and Flashing Lights

Floaters are dark specks in the form of dots, circles, lines, or cobwebs that seem to move across your field of vision. They are most noticeable when you are looking at a light-coloured background, such as a clear sky or a white wall.
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Check Your Vision: the Amsler Grid

This simple screening tool is used for monitoring for early signs of wet AMD.
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Accessibility@CNIB

Learn about CNIB’s commitment to accessibility and inclusion.
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Dry eye

Dry eyes happens when your don't make enough tears. Learn more about dry eyes.
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Mobile Phones and Tablets

Find out how mobile phones and tablets mean accessibility.
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Magnification

Learn about screen magnifiers, which enlarge and enhance text for people with low vision.
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Wearables

Learn about cutting-edge wearable devices that enhance accessibility at home, school, work and in the community.
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Braille displays and note takers

Learn how braille is going high-tech.