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Obesity and Dry Eye

Obesity and Dry Eye

Obesity rates around the world have nearly tripled in the last few decades. With this condition affecting almost 15% of adults¹, the negative effect obesity has on overall wellness has... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Summer and Fall Dry Eye

Here is our guide to summer and fall dry eye management, so you can get back to enjoying the fleeting days of summer and all year round. 
Everything You Need to Know About Summer and Fall Dry Eye
July is National Dry Eye Awareness Month 

July is National Dry Eye Awareness Month 

Everyone experiences the sensation of dry eyes from time to time. If you’ve ever spent hours staring at your laptop or endured a particularly long flight, you’ve probably felt some... Read More

The Benefits of Preservative Free Eye Drops

Eye drops are a highly effective way of treating the symptoms of dry eye. At Aequus, we believe in attacking the root cause of the problem to deliver long-lasting relief to those who need it most. Our Evolve™ Eye Drop range use a natural formula that’s free from preservatives and phosphates. They are gentle on the eye, and second-to-none at tackling severe dry eye symptoms. 

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Aequus Brings Innovative Dry Eye Solutions to 2022 BCDO Conference & OPTOFAIR

Aequus Brings Innovative Dry Eye Solutions to 2022 BCDO Conference & OPTOFAIR

With more and more large-scale events and conferences returning in-person this year, Aequus Pharmaceuticals was thrilled to participate in the 2022 BCDO (British Columbia Doctors of Optometry) & OPTOFAIR tradeshow.... Read More

Eyes on Ukraine: Aequus Partners with Canadian Ophthalmological Society to Promote the Campaign in Canada & Help Raise Funds

Eyes on Ukraine: Aequus Partners with Canadian Ophthalmological Society to Promote the Campaign in Canada & Help Raise Funds The ongoing conflict brought on by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is... Read More
Eyes on Ukraine: Aequus Partners with Canadian Ophthalmological Society to Promote the Campaign in Canada & Help Raise Funds
Managing Dry Eye Caused by Seasonal Allergies

Managing Dry Eye Caused by Seasonal Allergies

Spring is in full bloom across Canada, with blossoming flowers and budding trees creating a colourful tapestry and beautiful look in our cities. Unfortunately, another seasonal visitor is lurking among... Read More

The Role of Nutrition in Preventing Dry Eye Symptoms

March is Nutrition Awareness Month in Canada.

Healthy eyes need a varied mix of vitamins and minerals to perform optimally and prevent annoyances like dry eye symptoms from developing. 

The Role of Nutrition in Preventing Dry Eye Symptoms
5 Tips to Reduce Winter Dry Eye Symptoms

5 Tips to Reduce Winter Dry Eye Symptoms

Winter has arrived across Canada delivering its usual chilly temperatures and cold, dry air. As we hunker down for the season, many of us are also dealing with the return... Read More

Dr. Kerry Salsberg, OD on Dry Eye Management

  We are pleased to present Dr. Kerry Salsberg, OD speaking on Evolve™ Dry Eye Drops' unique features, and how they can benefit patients and clinicians. Dr. Salsberg recently recorded... Read More
Dr. Kerry Salsbery, OD on the benefits of Evolve eye drops