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September 2022
07September
Tests Used During Glaucoma Screening Eye Exams

Tests Used During Glaucoma Screening Eye Exams

What Eye Exams Assess During Glaucoma Screening Pressure Glaucoma causes damage to the optic nerve most commonly due to increased pressure within the eye that puts strain on the optic nerve. To measure the pressure in your eye and determine. . .

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July 2022
24July
Important Questions To Ask Your Optometrist | Optometrist Calgary

Ask Your Optometrist These Important Questions During Your Next Eye Exam

Questions To Ask Your Optometrist If You Have Not Been Diagnosed With An Eye Condition What Can I Do To Prevent Eye Disease In The Future? Everyone is at risk of developing some form of eye condition. The best way to prevent these conditions is. . .

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March 2022
24March
Sunridge Eye clinic - Blog - Eat Your Way To Healthy Eyes

Save Your Vision Month: Eat Your Way To Healthy Eyes

Nutrients To Consider Evidence shows that dietary antioxidant vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin A, E, and C and the mineral zinc can help prevent the progression of macular degeneration. Macular degeneration is a disease that affects a. . .

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11March
Sunridge Eye clinic - Blog - Protect Your Vision At Work

Workplace Eye Awareness Month: Protect Your Vision At Work

Protecting Your Eye Health Regular Eye Exams If you are working a job such as welder or lab technician that involves hazards that can potentially cause damage to your eyes, it is important that you visit your eye doctor for regular comprehensive. . .

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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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12November
Sunridge Eye clinic - Blog - Cerebral Visual Impairment And How Can An Eye Doctor Help

What Is CVI (Cerebral Visual Impairment) And How Can An Eye Doctor Help

An Overview of Cerebral Visual Impairment When you have CVI, essentially disruptions to vision are caused by the fact that the brain has trouble processing the signal from the eye to see a shape, or an image. CVI is not a condition of the eye,. . .

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September 2021
09September
Sunridge Eye Clinic | Blog | 3 Eye Emergencies An Optometrist Can Help With

3 Eye Emergencies An Optometrist Can Help With

Eye emergencies refer to any sudden onset of symptoms or obvious eye trauma that affects vision. They can range from severe eye pain to sudden vision loss or chemical exposure. Without proper treatment from an optometrist, eye injuries can lead to. . .

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August 2021
25August
Sunridge Eye clinic - Dry Eye syndrome

How A Doctor Of Optometry Diagnosis Dry Eye Syndrome

How Does An Optometrist Diagnose Dry Eye Symptoms? The diagnosis of dry eye syndrome is based on a combination of tests and patient-reported symptoms. There are many factors and underlying causes of dry eye syndrome, therefore, a complete health. . .

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11August
Sunridge Eye clinic - Diabetic Retinal Exam

How An Optometrist Performs A Diabetic Retinal Examination

What Is Diabetic Retinopathy? A person diagnosed with diabetes (someone who suffers from chronically elevated blood sugar levels) has an increased risk of developing an array of eye problems, most commonly diabetic retinopathy. Diabetes damages. . .

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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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November 2020
26November
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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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July 2020
12July
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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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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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May 2019
20May

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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April 2019
27April
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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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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July 2018
17July
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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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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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September 2015
16September
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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16September
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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