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September 2019
17September

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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04September

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
15August
Eye Glasses Calgary

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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01August

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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July 2019
11July
Calgary Eyeglasses

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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05July
Optometrist Calgary

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
14June

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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03June

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
22May

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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20May

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
29April
Best Optometrist Calgary

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
18March

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
Calgary Optometrist

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
Optometrist Calgary

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
17October
Eye glasses Calgary

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
24September
Calgary Eyeglasses

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
15August
eye exam calgary

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
19July
eye exam calgary

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
11June
Optometrist Calgary

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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May 2018
01May
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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April 2018
20April
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
Sunridge Eye Clinic Calgary Save Your Kid's Grades With An Eye Exam

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
18October
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
28September
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
14August
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
03July
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
05June
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
15May
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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April 2017
01April
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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March 2017
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
12October
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
14September
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
22August
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
25July
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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January 2015
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
08May

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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