Yvonne Buys


Yvonne M. Buys completed her MD degree, Ophthalmology residency and Glaucoma Fellowship at the University of Toronto. She is a full professor at the University of Toronto, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Dr. Buys has been involved in numerous professional organizations, including President (2018-20) and Board Member (2010-21) of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS), President of the Toronto Area Glaucoma Society (2001-02) and President of the Canadian Glaucoma Society (2007-09). She is currently on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Glaucoma.

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by Yvonne Buys

Vision screening in primary care: Flawed methodology, dangerous recommendations

The Canadian Ophthalmological Society, which represents all ophthalmologists in Canada, recognizes the importance of guidelines but also appreciates the challenges around them. For guidelines to be effective, they need to involve a variety of stakeholders with varying expertise from the beginning to ensure inclusion of all the evidence and consideration of issues where there may not be published data.

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