Children’s Vision Month

Each year, less than 43 per cent of children entering grade one has a comprehensive eye exam. This, despite the fact that an estimated one in four has a vision problem significant enough to impair their ability to learn. During…

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Healthy Eyes. Doctor Delivered.™

Did you know? Doctors of Optometry are a primary source for all your vision, eye health and eyewear needs. We diagnose, treat and help prevent diseases and disorders affecting the visual system such as far-sightedness, glaucoma, pterygium and astigmatism to…

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5 Year Old Girl Patient Story

September is Back to School and this means families are busy buying new clothes, school supplies and registering their children in activities such as hockey and ballet.  This story is reminder that although you are busy, please make time to…

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Sun Protection Tip Sheet

Posted Jul 11 2014 | by DOC To help reduce UV radiation damage to your eyes, consider the following tips: 1) Be conscious of the daily UV index and the many sources of UV radiation, including direct sunlight and reflections…

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Diabetes and your Eyes

Diabetes is the single largest cause of blindness in Canada. People with diabetes are more likely to develop cataracts at a younger age and are twice as likely to develop glaucoma, but diabetes’ effect on the retina is the main…

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Eye See… Eye Learn®

We know that your child’s eye health is important to you. That’s why the Alberta Association of Optometrists, and the Eye See… Eye Learn® (ESEL) program, are dedicated to help you detect and prevent eye health issues in your children…

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What’s the Difference?

Ever wonder the difference between an Optometrist, Ophthalmologist and Optician? Doctors of Optometry  are independent primary health care provider who specializes in the examination, diagnosis, treatment, management, and prevention of diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye and…

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