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September 2022
13September
Common Pediatric Eye Conditions Your Eye Doctor Will Screen For

Common Pediatric Eye Conditions Your Eye Doctor Will Screen For

Eye Conditions Your Eye Doctor Will Check For In Your Child Refractive Errors Refractive errors are any type of vision issue caused by the light not focusing on the correct part of the retina. When light is focused in front of the retina, a. . .

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August 2022
02August

The Value Of A Back-To-School Children's Eye Exam

Children’s Eye Exams And School Vision And Learning It is estimated that 80% of learning is visual. This means that children with undiagnosed visual impairments are missing out on valuable educational opportunities and they may be academically. . .

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July 2022
13July
Children's Eye Health And Safety Month | Children’s Eye Exams Calgary

Children's Eye Health And Safety Month: The Recommended Schedule Of Children's Eye Exams

When To Take Your Child For Eye Exams 6 Months Old Your child should receive their first eye exam between 6 and 9 months old. While this may seem young, it is very important, as many eye conditions can develop before birth and within the first. . .

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May 2022
25May
Eye Injury Prevention Month Common Eye Injuries In Children And What To Do

Eye Injury Prevention Month: Common Eye Injuries In Children And What To Do

5 Common Eye Injuries In Children And How To Treat Them 1. Black Eye A direct hit or trauma to the face can result in a black eye. High contact sports such as football, lacrosse, and soccer pose a higher chance of a contact injury that results. . .

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April 2022
26April
Sunridge Eye clinic - Blog - Help Your Child Build Healthy Vision Habits

Vision Health Month: Help Your Child Build Healthy Vision Habits

4 Healthy Vision Habits For Your Child 1. Eat A Healthy Diet Good nutrition is a great way to promote children’s eye health and set them up for healthy habits that will last them a lifetime. While kids' eyes are still developing, it is. . .

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January 2022
14January
Sunridge Eye clinic - Blog - Why It Is Important For Your Preschool Aged Child To Have An Eye Exam

Why It Is Important For Your Preschool Aged Child To Have An Eye Exam

When Should My Child Get An Eye Exam? As recommended by the Alberta Association of Optometrists, your child should receive their first eye exam between the ages of 6-9 months, their second eye exam between the ages of 2-5, and once every year. . .

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November 2021
26November
Eye Exams Doctors Use To Diagnose Colour Blindness|Calgary Optometrist

Eye Exams That Help Eye Doctors Diagnose Colour Blindness

Your optometrist can help determine if you have colour blindness by performing some simple tests. Colour blindness tests are used to determine two things: if a person has colour blindness the severity of the colour blindness Eye Exams. . .

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September 2021
22September
Sunridge Eye clinic - Blog - Optometrists and Lazy Eye

How An Optometrist Can Treat ‘Lazy Eye’ (Amblyopia)

The condition can result in vision impairment and loss of depth perception. Amblyopia is usually treated at a young age when the child's vision is still developing. However, new research has proven other treatment methods successful for adult. . .

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April 2021
26April
Sunridge Eye Clinic_The Why When and What of Your Childs Eye Exam

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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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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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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December 2020
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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September 2020
22September
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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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May 2020
06May
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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
11April
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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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January 2020
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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April 2018
29April
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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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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June 2017
02June
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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