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COS in the news 2015

colour blindnessNew glasses promise a solution to colour blindness
COS member, Dr. Sam Markowitz, says he would like to see hard research that shows the glasses actually increase the number of colours users can see.
CTV News, 21 November 2015
Order of CanadaDr. Brenda Gallie among Order of Canada recipients honoured at Rideau Hall
COS member, Dr. Brenda Gallie, joins Chris Hadfield and Mark Carney as new members of the Order of Canada.
CBCnews, November 2015
Kathy CaoCOS member, Dr. Kathy Cao, discusses cataract surgery
OMNI News Mandarin edition, November 16, 2015

EyeSpyEye spy: innovations in vision care have us looking at things in a whole new way
COS member, Dr. Setareh Ziai, comments on new options for treating presbyopia.
Zoomer magazine, September 2015
Contact lensesCanada to regulate cosmetic contact lenses
“We’re delighted to see these new regulations are moving ahead,” says Dr. Allan Slomovic, president of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society.
Global News, 30 July 2015
Cosmetic lensesCosmetic contact lenses safety to be toughened by Health Canada
Dr. Allan Slomovic, president of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, said he’s delighted with the new regulations: “There is no difference between how cosmetic contact lenses and corrective contact lenses are inserted and interact with the eye and [they] should be regulated the same.”
CBCNews: Health, 29 July 2015
ZiaiWhat your eyes can tell you about your health
“[W]omen are more susceptible to certain conditions that can present in the eyes,…” says Setareh Ziai, an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the University of Ottawa Eye Institute and COS member.
Best Health, 19 April 2015
ZiaiShedding light on the blurry world of myopia and its meteoric global growth
COS member, Dr. Setareh Ziai, discusses myopia.
Globe and Mail, May 2015
MonitoringMonitoring eye health prevents permanent damage
COS members, Dr. Darren Behn and Dr. Olivia Dam, discuss the importance of monitoring eye health.
Victoria News, 26 March 2015
myopiaRapid rise of myopia in Asia due to kids not playing outside enough
Dr. Setareh Ziai, COS member and assistant professor of ophthalmology at the University of Ottawa Eye Institute, provides a Canadian perspective on the incidence of myopia among children.
The Current, CBC Radio, 30 March 2015