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July 2021
22July
Sunridge Eye Clinic | At Home Remedies To Help Alleviate Dry Eye Symptoms

At Home Remedies To Help Alleviate Dry Eye Symptoms

Home Remedies That Will Help Alleviate Your Dry Eye Symptoms Adopting lifestyle changes or seeking simple at-home remedies is a great start to help treat the symptoms of dry eye syndrome. However, if your condition continues or begins to worsen,. . .

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01July
Sunridge Eye Clinic | What To Expect During Your LASIK Surgery Exam

What To Expect During Your LASIK Eye Surgery Exam

What To Expect During Your LASIK Eye Exam During a LASIK exam, it is preferred that patients do not wear their contacts for one week leading up to the exam and only wear their glasses to ensure that the doctor gets the most accurate measurements. . .

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June 2021
23June
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Signs Of Serious Eye Conditions

Certain eye conditions require urgent care—not an appointment with your optometrist two weeks later. These vision problems need to be looked at immediately or they could cause vision loss or even permanent blindness.   Eye conditions that. . .

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10June
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Symptoms and Treatments of Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a common eye condition that typically comes on gradually as we age. There are two different types of AMD, wet and dry, which bring about two different sets of symptoms and treatment options. If you, or. . .

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10June
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How To Deal With Cataracts

Are you noticing your vision getting blurrier? Are you reading this article with a zoomed-in browser? Then you may have cataracts. And like millions of North Americans with cataracts, you will most likely manage to lead a fulfilling lifestyle. . .

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May 2021
25May
Sunridge Optometry - Blog - Laser Eye Surgery

Things to Consider Before Committing to Laser Eye Surgery

Lasik eye surgery is a safe and effective way to correct your vision problems. If you are one of the millions of people considering laser eye surgery there are some important considerations before you make the final decision to go ahead. Here is our. . .

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April 2021
27April
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The Why, When, and What of Your Childs Eye Exam

As soon as you bring your baby home you go through a list of ‘must haves’ and ‘to dos’. In Alberta, babies typically receive a visit in the first 24 hours from the home healthcare nurse, and next up you book your infant in for a first. . .

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20April
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Children's Eye Exams: What You Need To Know

As parents we comfort our children so they aren’t scared, we calm their fears, and we say time and time again that everything is going to be ok. But if you suspect your child has vision issues you may be in need of some reassurance. Whether you. . .

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15April
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How To Know If You are A Good Candidate For Laser Eye Surgery

If you are looking for a permanent solution to contact lenses or glasses, you might be interested in the many benefits of laser eye surgery. Of course, to accurately determine if you’re a good candidate, you should call to book a laser eye surgery. . .

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March 2021
11March
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The Signs Of Dry Eyes You Need To Know And How To Treat Them

Dry eyes can be undeniably and overwhelmingly bothersome. Although there are simple solutions available to alleviate dry eyes, most Albertans do not seek dry eye treatment. Not only is there effective relief from aggravating parched eyes, but. . .

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February 2021
14February
Calgary Kids Eye Doctor | Sunridge Eye Clinic

5 Main Tests Performed During a Children's Eye Exam

One of the best ways for parents to protect their infant’s eyes is by scheduling regular eye exams with an optometrist. If your child does display symptoms of a vision condition, it can be diagnosed early on and its impact minimized. Here’s what. . .

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07February
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5 Healthy Habits to Lower Your Risk of AMD

AMD (age-related macular degeneration) isn't curble. However, early diagnosis and management is very important to slow down the progression of this condition and prevent vision loss. Here's how you can lower your risk of developing AMD and. . .

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January 2021
24January
Calgary Kids Eye Doctor | Sunridge Eye Clinic

7 Simple Steps to Help Protect Your Child's Vision

Children are constantly developing. Clear eyesight is an important part of their growth and must be maintained from an early age. From scheduling regular visits to see your kid’s eye doctor to eating a healthy diet, here are some simple ways you. . .

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17January
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5 Common Eye Emergencies and How to Handle Them

Whether it’s eye trauma or a chemical injury, knowing what to do during an eye emergency is critical to protecting your ocular health and preventing any vision loss. Here are some of the most common types of eye emergencies, how to handle them,. . .

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December 2020
10December
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4 Reasons Why Wearing Sunglasses in the Winter Is So Important

Now that winter is upon us, you might think that it’s no longer necessary to wear your sunglasses — but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Here are four reasons why wearing your sunglasses during this colder season is so. . .

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03December
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Eye Exams for Children and Adults: How They Differ

Both children and adults can be affected by refractive errors, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness, and serious eye diseases, which is why having regular eye exams, no matter your age, is so important. Here’s the difference between adult and. . .

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November 2020
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Nearsightedness vs Farsightedness: What's the Difference?

Nearsightedness and farsightedness are some of the most common forms of vision problems amongst patients at our Calgary eye clinic. Here’s the difference between myopia and hyperopia, and how our Calgary eye doctor can help correct them to improve. . .

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12November
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4 Serious Eye Conditions to Watch Out for as You Age

Age can bring about changes that affect your eyesight. Some, such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataracts are more serious than others, and that’s why it’s so important to regularly visit your Calgary optometrist, as they can. . .

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October 2020
18October
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4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Pair of Eyeglasses

There are a lot of factors to consider when you are purchasing a new pair of eyeglasses. Here are some of the things you need to think about and how our NE Calgary optometrists can help you find the perfect pair to suit your tastes and. . .

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11October
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13 Surefire Signs It's Time to See an Emergency Eye Doctor

Are you experiencing sudden changes to your vision such as light sensitivity, blurriness, pain, or redness? Here are some surefire signs that you need to visit your Calgary eye doctor for emergency eye care. One of the most essential things you. . .

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September 2020
23September
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4 Things to Consider When Choosing an Eye Doctor for Your Family

Choosing the right optometrist is not always an easy task. Don’t take a chance on your eyes — follow these four simple tips to find the perfect eye doctor. Many people tend to neglect the importance of regular visits to your optometrist,. . .

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12September
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Top Tips for Taking Care of Your Contact Lenses

Do you wear contact lenses? While this is a safe and effective alternative to traditional eye glasses, it’s critical that you clean and take care of them properly to lower your risk of eye disease. Here are some tips on how to take care of your. . .

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August 2020
25August
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Everything You Need to Know About Glaucoma Testing

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in Canada. At our Calgary eye clinic, our highly qualified optometrists offer comprehensive glaucoma testing services to diagnose and manage this condition before any vision loss. . .

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13August
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4 Things You Must Know Before Switching to Contact Lenses

Are you looking to make the switch from eyeglasses to contact lens fittings? Here are five things you need to know beforehand, and why it’s so important to visit your Calgary eye doctor for a contact lens fitting first. At our Calgary eye. . .

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July 2020
23July
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4 Lifestyle Tips to Lower Your Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy

Do you suffer from diabetes? This condition can lead to diabetic retinopathy, a serious eye disease if, left undiagnosed, can cause vision loss. Here’s why it’s best to visit your Calgary optometrist regularly for eye exams. Diabetic. . .

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13July
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What to Expect From a Routine Eye Exam

Do you know that your eyes can reveal a huge percentage of both ocular and general health issues? Here’s what your NE Calgary optometrist will check for during your yearly eye exam, and how they can help protect your eye health and prevent vision. . .

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June 2020
25June
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10 Steps to Alleviate the Symptoms of Eye Allergies

Do you suffer from the uncomfortable symptoms of eye allergies? Here are some of the top tips from our Calgary eye doctor on what eye allergies are and how you can prevent them. Exposure to common allergens, such as pollen, pets, animal hair,. . .

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11June
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4 Surprising Facts About Cataracts

June is Cataract Awareness month and our Calgary optometrists are taking the opportunity to clear up any misconceptions about this eye condition! From what causes cataracts to cataract management, here are four cataract myths debunked. A. . .

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May 2020
21May
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8 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Developing Dry Eye Syndrome

Do you suffer from the uncomfortable symptoms of dry eyes, including stinging, redness, and blurred vision? Here is your total guide to preventing dry eye syndrome and how our Calgary doctors can help with any eye emergencies you may have. It. . .

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12May
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Dr. Jivraj Discusses Relaunch Safety Measures with Global News

Dr. Jivraj discusses the services and safety measures that have been implemented at Sunridge Eye Clinic as part of the province's relaunch strategy as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. 

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07May
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How to Lower Your Child's Risk of Eye Injuries

Any injury to your child’s eye should be considered an emergency, and you must seek immediate care from your Calgary eye doctor. Here are some of the signs of eye emergencies to watch out for and some simple steps you can take to protect your. . .

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April 2020
26April
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4 Simple At-Home Dry Eye Care Tips

Are you suffering from the uncomfortable symptoms of dry eyes? Here are the possible causes for this condition, how you can ease your discomfort at home, and when to talk to our Calgary optometrists about dry eye care. Dry eye syndrome is a. . .

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12April
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6 Tips to Protect Your Child's Vision During COVID-19

Your child’s vision is very important for their overall development. While our Calgary eye doctors are available for emergency eye care during COVID-19, here are some tips on how to keep your child’s eyes healthy at home. Vision plays a. . .

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March 2020
23March
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Telehealth Lines Now Open For Your Eye Health During COVID-19

Telehealth Lines Now Open For Your Eye Health During COVID-19   The Alberta College of Optometrists has mandated that all optometry offices must close, with the exception of emergencies amid the current COVID-19 pandemic. As our city. . .

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13March
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How to Naturally Take Care of Your Eyes

Are you looking for ways to take care of your eyes naturally? Aside from seeing your Calgary optometrist? We spoke with our eye clinic Calgary expert and had them gather some of their best tips for taking care of your eyes at home. While we all. . .

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February 2020
29February
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What are the Different Types of Contact Lenses?

Making the decision to wear contact lenses can be a bit overwhelming at first. In Calgary contact lenses can be bought through most optometrists and the sheer amount they have on offer can make anyone's head spin. That's why we've put. . .

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20February
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Diabetes and Your Eyes: How to Protect Yourself Against Vision Loss

Diabetes can increase your risk of serious eye conditions, such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. That’s why it’s so important to schedule regular eye exams, including a diabetic retinal test, with your Calgary optometrist. It’s. . .

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January 2020
31January
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3 Benefits of Wearing Blue Light Blocking Lenses

Studies have shown that the blue light emitted from our digital devices, such as laptops, computers, and cellphones have been linked to dry eyes, cataracts, and age related macular degeneration. If you do spend a lot of time in front of the screen,. . .

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07January
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Top Tips on Preparing Your Child For an Eye Exam

Is it time for your child to see the eye doctor? Here are some simple and easy tips to prepare your child for their eye exam to ensure that the process goes smoothly. Clear and comfortable vision is key to your child’s social and educational. . .

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December 2019
27December

What Happens During an Eye Exam

  Are you scheduled for a visit to the optometrist? If you’re wondering what to expect, here is your comprehensive guide to what happens during an eye exam and the 4 basic eye tests you can expect to undergo.   Just because you have 20/20. . .

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02December

3 Ways to Protect Your Vision For a Lifetime

Taking good care of your eyes and protecting your vision is important if you want to enjoy a happy, healthy, and full life. Here are some of the ways you can work with your NE Calgary optometrist to protect your eyes and lower your risk of vision. . .

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November 2019
11November

3 Simple Ways You Can Protect Your Eyes This Winter

Winter is upon us and the cold season can take a toll on your health, mood, and even your eyes! Here are 3 simple tips from our NE Calgary eye doctor on how to take care of your vision this winter. Your eyes are one of the most sensitive organs. . .

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05November

3 Simple Steps To Find The Right Eye Centre For Your Needs

Are you looking for a state-of-the art eye centre in Calgary that will give you affordable and high quality vision care? Here are 3 tips for finding the right vision centre for your needs & how our Calgary optometrists can help protect your ocular. . .

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October 2019
23October

4 Simple Ways to Protect Your Eye Health

Your eyes are one of your most sensitive and important organs, so you must take care of them properly. Here are 4 simple tips from our SE Calgary Optometrist on how to maintain the health of your eyes and clarity of your vision. Your eyes are. . .

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07October

3 Signs You Must Visit Your Emergency Eye Doctor Immediately

Are you experiencing sudden changes in your vision such as eye pain, blurriness, or increased light sensitivity? Here are 3 reasons why people seek out the services of an emergency eye doctor. Your eyes are one of your most important and. . .

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September 2019
16September

3 Reasons Why You Should Always Have a Second Pair of Eyeglasses

If you require vision correction, eyeglasses are a key part of being able to see clearly and comfortably. 3 reasons why eye doctors suggest you should keep more than one pair of eyeglasses. Our eyesight is one of our most important senses and. . .

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03September

Am I a Good Candidate For Contact Lenses?

If you are considering switching from your eyeglasses to contact lenses, find out more about our comprehensive contact lens fittings and how our optometrists can help determine if this is a suitable choice for you. Today, a vast majority of. . .

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August 2019
14August
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Eyeglasses vs Contact Lenses: Why You Shouldn't Have to Choose

Do you require vision correction but aren’t sure whether eyeglasses or contact lenses are the right option for you? Here’s why you may want to consider purchasing both.   Your eyes are one of the most important and sensitive organs, so. . .

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July 2019
31July

How to Look After Your Eyes While on Vacation

Are you planning a summer vacation? Taking care of your eyes while you’re on holiday is very important to prevent any damage to your vision and ocular health. Our eyes are one of the most sensitive and important organs in the body and they. . .

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10July
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6 Simple Tips For Taking Care of Your Eyeglasses

Do you wear eyeglasses? Here are some of the top tips on how to take care of your spectacles and keep them in mint condition.   Visiting your local optometrist regularly will ensure that you receive high-quality corrective eyewear options to. . .

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04July
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3 Healthy Eating Tips That Can Protect Your Vision

Do you want to maintain clear vision for a lifetime? Here are some simple and easy nutrition tips to keep your eyes healthy.   Clear vision is critical for living a happy and productive life, yet many people take it for granted. Although. . .

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June 2019
13June

5 Signs You Have an Ocular Emergency and How to Handle It

Are you experiencing changes to your vision, eye pain, or redness? Here are 5 sure-fire signs that you should seek emergency eye care straight away. Our eyes are an important part of our health, which is why it’s so important to schedule. . .

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02June

The 3 Most Common Types of New Eyeglass Problems

Are your eyeglasses feeling uncomfortable or giving you headaches, even after your Calgary eye exam? Here are 3 common problems patients experience with new spectacles and how your eye doctor can help restore the clarity to your vision. Whether. . .

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May 2019
21May

How Eye Exams Can Protect Your Overall Health

Did you know that your eyes reveal a large percentage of both ocular and general health issues? Here are 3 health conditions that can be spotted early on during a routine eye exam. Your eyes are one of the most important organs of your body,. . .

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19May

4 Ways To Make Wearing Eyeglasses More Comfortable This Summer

From unwanted glare to facial tan lines, wearing eyeglasses during the summer isn’t always comfortable or easy! Here are some simple tips to help keep your vision clear this upcoming season. With spring and summer almost upon us, protecting. . .

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April 2019
28April
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3 Reasons to Avoid Online Eye Exams

The internet offers us services that are affordable and convenient, from retail shopping to online eye exams, but how accurate are these vision tests? Here are 3 reasons why it’s always best to visit your Calgary optometrist for your annual. . .

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March 2019
17March

5 Tell-Tale Signs You May Need Cataract Surgery

Are you experiencing changes in your vision, such as blurry eyesight or sensitivity to light? Here are 5 tell-tale signs that you may need cataract surgery. As we get older, our bodies and our eyes experience a number of changes. One such. . .

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February 2019
22February

The Dangers of Ignoring Dry Eyes

Do you suffer from red eyes, light sensitivity, or blurry vision? Learn about some of the main causes of dry eyes and why it’s important to visit an eye doctor to treat this condition as soon as possible. If you have recently been diagnosed. . .

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January 2019
28January

How to Choose Eyeglasses That Make You Look Younger

Are you looking for a pair of eyeglasses that can make you look younger? Here’s how our Calgary optometrist can help you find the perfect pair. Scheduling regular checkups with your Calgary optometrist is extremely important because such. . .

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December 2018
21December
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3 Ways Sunglasses Protect Your Vision in the Winter

You may think that you no longer need to wear sunglasses now that winter is fully upon us, but that isn’t necessarily true. Our Calgary optometrist discusses 3 reasons why you need to wear sunglasses, even during the colder seasons.   Your. . .

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November 2018
16November
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How to Make The Most of Your Visit to the Optometrist

Is your yearly eye exam coming up? Here are some of the most essential questions to ask your optometrist during your next visit.   Healthy, clear, and comfortable vision is essential to a high quality of life, which is why regular visits to. . .

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October 2018
16October
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6 Ways to Keep Your Eyeglasses in Good Condition

Do you wear eyeglasses? Here are some simple tips on how to care for your spectacles and keep them in top condition for clear and comfortable vision.   Your eyesight plays a crucial role in the quality of your life and is absolutely essential. . .

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September 2018
23September
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How to Choose The Right Eyeglasses

Eyeglasses come in a wide variety of colours, shapes, and sizes. Here’s how to find the perfect pair based on your face shape.   When it comes to finding the perfect pair of eyeglasses, a lot depends on your individual preferences and face. . .

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August 2018
14August
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How to Manage AMD To Prevent Vision Loss

In our last month’s post about Age-Related Macular Degeneration, we discussed the importance of eye exams in detecting this eye condition & preventing vision loss. Here’s how our qualified optometrists can help you manage AMD and protect your. . .

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July 2018
18July
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How Eye Exams Help Prevent Vision Loss From AMD

Are you experiencing blurred central vision or difficulty reading? Read about the signs of age-related macular degeneration and why eye exams are crucial for detecting and managing this condition early to prevent vision loss.   Your eyes are. . .

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June 2018
10June
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How to Choose The Right Optometrist

Choosing the right optometrist is not always an easy task. Don’t take a chance on your eyes - follow these 4 simple tips to find the perfect eye doctor.   Regular visits to your optometrist aren’t just an optional extra to be thrown in as. . .

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April 2018
30April
May Vision Month: 3 Important Facts About Children’s Vision You Need to Know

3 Important Facts About Children's Eyesight

Good eyesight is crucial for a child’s development and plays an important role in: classroom success, cognitive function, development of motor abilities, and development of their personality and individuality. Here are 3 essential facts you need. . .

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19April
Give The Gift of Sight To Someone in Need: Become an Eye Donor Today

Give The Gift of Sight To Someone in Need: Become an Eye Donor Today

Logan Boulet, a young hockey player who passed away after the recent Bronco bus crash is saving lives and inspiring people thanks to his decision to become an organ donor. Learn more about how you can give the gift of sight. Logan Boulet’s. . .

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March 2018
08March
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Save Your Kid's Grades With An Eye Exam

A new study from the University of Waterloo revealed that binocular vision problems, not always tested during a routine eye exam, may be to blame for some children’s reading difficulties, even when their vision is otherwise fine. Reading requires. . .

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February 2018
14February
Sunridge Eye Clinic Finding Good Eyeglasses At Better Prices

Finding Good Eyeglasses At Better Prices

Getting new eyeglasses can be a hassle. Lenses can be expensive, and add on frames you’ll actually want to be seen in and the price goes even higher. What can you do? Separate The Expenses If you have a low prescription (considered to be. . .

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January 2018
15January
5 Harmful Habits to Avoid For Healthy Eyes

5 Harmful Habits to Avoid For Healthy Eyes

Our eyes are vitally important because they allow us to view the world around us and learn from what we see. Keep them healthy by AVOIDING these harmful habits.   Your eyes are a very important part of your health.   Precise vision plays a. . .

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December 2017
12December
Sunridge Eye Clinic Protect And Care For Your Eyes This Winter With 3 Tips From Our Calgary Eye Clinic

Protect And Care For Your Eyes This Winter With 3 Tips From Our Calgary Eye Clinic

 Eye care is important year-round but can fall by the wayside during the busy holiday season. Brush up on winter eye care in this blog from our Calgary eye clinic.   The holiday season is a joyous one, but it’s also full of things to keep on. . .

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November 2017
16November
Sunridge Eye clinic Calgary How Diabetes Affects Your Eye Health

How Diabetes Affects Your Eye Health

Diabetes can put you at risk for serious eye conditions such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. That's why it's important to schedule regular eye examinations with your local Calgary optometrist. Yearly eye exams are important for. . .

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October 2017
17October
Sunridhe Eye Clinic Calgary Alberta Introduces Eye Care Program Helps Prevent Vision Loss

New Government Eye Care Program Helps Prevent Vision Loss

A new eye care program in Alberta provides more treatment options for patients suffering from macular degeneration and vision loss, preserving their sight and saving them approximately $300 a year. Alberta Introduces New Eye Care Program to. . .

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September 2017
27September
Sunridge eye Clinic Benefits of 3d Printed Glasses

3 Benefits of 3D Printed Eyeglasses Frames

We're always excited to share news about the latest developments in the eyewear industry with our patients. If you're an eyewear enthusiast, you've probably heard about the how 3D printing technology is starting to take the eyewear. . .

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August 2017
13August
Calgary Optometrist 6 Vision Problems That May Be Behind Your Headaches

6 Vision Problems That May Be Behind Your Headaches

Millions of Canadians suffer from headaches. What many aren’t aware of, however, is that a new pair of eyeglasses or contact lenses can help.   Have you recently been suffering from headaches? If so, it may be time to schedule an appointment. . .

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July 2017
02July
Calgary Contact Lenses Why You Should Wear Contact Lenses When Playing Sports

Why You Should Wear Contact Lenses When Playing Sports

Not only are contact lenses more practical than eyeglasses for active people, they are also perfectly safe to wear when engaging in intense physical activity. Not everyone can have 20/20 vision, and if you rely on prescription eyewear to see. . .

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June 2017
04June
Calgary Kids Eye Doctor Does Your Child Really Need Sunglasses?

Does Your Child Really Need Sunglasses?

Do children really need sunglasses? According to most kid’s eye doctors, the answer is a resounding ‘YES. ’ Because children tend to spend more time outdoors, especially during the summer, than most adults, more than half of a person’s. . .

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May 2017
14May
Calgary Children's Eye Doctor How to Help Your Child Adjust to Their New Eyeglasses

How to Help Your Child Adjust to Their New Eyeglasses

Struggling to get your child to wear his/her eyeglasses? Our children’s eye doctor can help you pick out a pair they’ll love Your child’s first pair of eyeglasses is an important investment and will make a crucial difference to the. . .

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March 2017
31March
Calgary Eyeglasses Repair

How To Look After Your Eyeglasses At Home

Wearing eyeglasses for the first time? Here are some simple and easy tips to help you look after your spectacles and make them last for years. If you do require vision correction, there are a number of safe and effective options available. . .

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01March
Contact Lenses and Children’s Eye Doctor Eyeglasses vs Contact Lenses for Children

Eyeglasses vs Contact Lenses for Children

Regular visits to the children’s eye doctor are crucial to ensuring your child’s vision is clear and developing correctly. If your child does require vision correction, there are a number of effective and affordable options that can make. . .

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February 2017
14February
Diabetic Retinal Examination and Sunridge Mall Eye Clinic

Importance of Diabetic Retinal Examinations

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes, caused by high blood sugar levels damaging the back of the eye (retina. ) If left undiagnosed and untreated, it can result in complete vision loss. This eye condition is not usually noticeable. . .

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January 2017
31January
Eye Glasses Calgary Why You Should Never Buy Eyeglasses Online

Why You Should Never Buy Eyeglasses Online

An eye doctor can deliver medical expertise, customer care, a better glasses fit, and provide adjustments. Recently a trend has developed in the eye care world: buying eyeglasses from online stores rather than ordering them through your trusted. . .

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December 2016
14December
Contact Lenses Kids Calgary Are Contact Lenses A Good Option For Your Child?

Are Contact Lenses A Good Option For Your Child?

A common question many parents have about their children and contact lenses is: when is my child old enough to wear contact lenses? Although many kid’s eye doctors begin encouraging lens wear between the ages of 11-14, contact lens wear is. . .

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November 2016
15November
Calgary Kid's Eye Doctor Children's Toys & Eye Emergencies

Children's Toys & Eye Emergencies

Choosing the right toys for your child should be an eye-safety concern for every parent. Discover tips from our Calgary kid’s eye doctor on how to choose age-appropriate toys & prevent eye emergencies. While toys are an important part of your. . .

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October 2016
11October
Calgary Sunridge Eye Clinic Safety Tips For Contact Lens Wearers

Safety Tips For Contact Lens Wearers

Whether you choose prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses for vision correction depends mainly on personal preferences including lifestyle, comfort, and convenience. If you decide on contact lenses, a contact lens fitting is necessary to. . .

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September 2016
13September
NE Contact lens fitting Why You Should Buy Your Contact Lenses From Your Eye Doctor

Why You Should Buy Your Contact Lenses From Your Eye Doctor

When it comes to buying contact lenses, it’s important to remember that every lens product is unique and designed for a specific purpose. This includes their: Material Fit Oxygen permeability Moisture content Lifespan Only a. . .

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August 2016
21August
contact lens fitting sunridge calgary Contact Lenses vs Eyeglasses

Contact Lenses vs Eyeglasses

Which is Right For You? Whether you choose to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses for vision correction, the decision is mostly based on personal preference. Factors to consider in this decision should. . .

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July 2016
24July
guide to contact lenses in calgary

Contact Lens 101

Contact lenses are a healthy and convenient option for vision correction. However, they do require proper care and cleaning to avoid potentially serious eye infections. If you are ready to commit to wearing contact lenses, the first step is to have. . .

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September 2015
17September
Age Related Macular Degeneration Calgary

Age Related Macular Degen.

What is Age Related Macular Degeneration? (AMD) Age Related Macular Degeneration is one of the leading causes of vision loss in people above the age of 60 and involves the breakdown of the eye’s macula. The macula is small area in the retina. . .

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17September
Presbyopia Calgary

Presbyopia

What is Presbyopia? Presbyopia is part of the natural aging process of the eye. It is not preventable and usually begins occurring at around the age of 40. It occurs when the natural lens of the eye begins to lose its elasticity and flexibility. . .

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17September
Astigmatism Calgary

Astigmatism

What is Astigmatism? Like nearsightedness or farsightedness, astigmatism is not a eye disease but rather a refractive error - a problem with how your eye focuses light. In an eye with astigmatism, the light doesn’t reach a single focus point on. . .

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17September
Farsightedness Calgary

Farsightedness

What is Hyperopia? Hyperopia, often referred to as farsightedness, is a common refractive error where distant objects are seen more clearly than objects which are closer. Farsightedness occurs if: The eyeball is too short The cornea has. . .

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17September
Lazy Eye Calgary

Lazy Eye

What is Amblyopia? More commonly referred to as lazy eye, is decreased vision in one or both eyes due to the abnormal development of vision during infancy or childhood. It is the leading cause of vision loss among children and occurs because. . .

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16September
Glaucoma Calgary

Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a progressive eye condition in which damage to the optic nerve, caused by a buildup of fluid in the eye, can lead to irreversible vision loss. It is the second leading cause of blindness in Canada. Causes of. . .

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16September
Diabetic Retinopathy Calgary

Diabetic Retinopathy

What is Diabetic Retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is a common cause of vision loss in patients with diabetes. It is caused by damage to or change in the blood vessels of the retina. Sometimes these blood vessels swell or leak fluid and in other. . .

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16September
Cataracts Calgary

Cataracts

What are Cataracts? A cataract is a clouding of the eye lens which can impair vision. Though this ocular issue occurs most commonly in seniors, cataracts can develop at any age. If the clouding severely impairs vision and impacts a patient’s. . .

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16September
Nearsightedness Calgary

Nearsightedness

What is Myopia? Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is the most common refractive error of the eye, where close objects appear very clear but objects further away tend to be blurry. Nearsightedness develops in eyes that focus images. . .

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16September
Crossed Eyes Calgary

Crossed Eyes

What is Strabismus? Strabismus, commonly known as crossed eyes, refers to a visual problem in which the eyes are improperly aligned and point in different directions. For example, one eye may look straight ahead while the other eye turns inwards,. . .

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December 2014
10December
Sunridge Eye Clinic Calgary Importance of Eye Exams

The Eye Exam - Why Is It So Important?

It’s one of the 5 senses and one of the most precious too! Sight! Despite optometrists like Zain Jivraj believing that “your eyes are your windows to the world,” many people often neglect proper care for their eyes and fail to understand that. . .

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May 2014
06May

Bionic Eyes

Roger Pontz was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease called Retinitis Pigmentosa when he was a teenager. Although in his fifties he's lived almost completely blind, there was a time when he was a factory worker and competitive weightlifter. . . .

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