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Children's Eye Health And Safety Month: The Importance Of Back To School Eye Exams
Children's Eye Health And Safety Month: The Importance Of Back To School Eye Exams
June 7, 2022

The Importance Of Children’s Eye Exams Eyesight And Learning The majority of learning is visual. From reading the board at the front of the class to seeing worksheets on a desk, eyesight is at the centre of learning. When a child

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UV Safety Awareness Month: The Effects Of UV Rays On Vision And How To Protect Yourself
UV Safety Awareness Month: The Effects Of UV Rays On Vision And How To Protect Yourself
June 1, 2022

UV Light And Vision How Can UV Rays Affect My Vision Short-Term? When the eyes are exposed to the short wavelengths of UVB rays, burns can quickly develop. Photokeratitis. Also known as corneal sunburn or sunburn of the eye, photo

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5 Important Questions To Ask Your Eye Doctor At Every Eye Exam
5 Important Questions To Ask Your Eye Doctor At Every Eye Exam
April 21, 2022

Questions For Your Eye Doctor 1. How Can I Improve My Eye Health? This may seem like an obvious question but it’s a good way to show your interest and to open a dialogue about eye health specific to you. While there are general wa

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The Evolution Of The Eye Exam
The Evolution Of The Eye Exam
December 10, 2021

A Brief History Of Optometry There are records of people being treated by physicians for eye ailments as early as 2000 BCE. Those who performed surgeries that resulted in the loss of an eye would be punished by having their hands cut off

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How Eye Doctors Diagnose And Treat Amblyopia
How Eye Doctors Diagnose And Treat Amblyopia
November 26, 2021

Early Diagnosis Of Amblyopia Results In More Effective Treatment Outcomes What Is Amblyopia? More commonly known as lazy eye, Amblyopia is a condition where the eyes do not align simultaneously, thus causing one or both of the eyes to wa

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The Different Kinds of Refractive Errors
The Different Kinds of Refractive Errors
November 12, 2021

The Different Kinds Of Refractive Errors Your vision can be impacted differently depending on the shape of your eye. Here are 7 ways that refractive errors can impact your vision and why. 1. Hyperopia (farsightedness) In hyperopic ey

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Dr. Bernadette Osiowy Celebrates 30 years in Optometry
Dr. Bernadette Osiowy Celebrates 30 years in Optometry
October 18, 2021

I’d love to share my story about why I chose to be an Optometrist… Why did I choose to be an Optometrist? I chose to enter Optometry after getting contact lenses for the first time in high school. I was so enthralled abo

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How An Optometrist Detects And Diagnoses Astigmatism
How An Optometrist Detects And Diagnoses Astigmatism
September 8, 2021

Astigmatism Can Be Seen by Your Optometrist. Through a thorough eye exam, your eye doctor will be able to measure the curvature of your eye and if it is not uniformly round, you will be diagnosed with Astigmatism. In the more severe cases o

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What Are Floaters And What Will an Eye Doctor Look For?
What Are Floaters And What Will an Eye Doctor Look For?
August 27, 2021

Our eye is made up of many parts, but in the interest of floaters we will be exploring the vitreous gel, optic nerve, and retina. The vitreous gel attaches to both the optic nerve and the retina at the front of the eye on the anterior edge

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When Should Your Baby Have Their First Eye Exam?
When Should Your Baby Have Their First Eye Exam?
May 29, 2021

At birth, babies can see blurred patterns of light and dark and must begin learning how to use their eyes. During the first four months of life, vision slowly starts to become clearer, their eyes start working together, and their color visi

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What Your Eye Doctor Checks For During An Eye Exam
What Your Eye Doctor Checks For During An Eye Exam
May 11, 2021

  What Your Eye Doctor Will Look At During Your Eye Exam Comprehensive eye exams can take an hour or longer depending on the number of tests your doctor will perform to fully evaluate the health of your eyes and the quality of yo

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The Importance Of Senior Eye Exams To Prevent Vision Loss
The Importance Of Senior Eye Exams To Prevent Vision Loss
April 6, 2021

Maintaining eye health and proper vision care is critical to healthy aging. As we age, the risk to our vision increases, but these changes do not have to affect your lifestyle. Knowing when to seek professional eye help can ensure you safeg

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Detect and Manage Diabetes With a Comprehensive Eye Exam
Detect and Manage Diabetes With a Comprehensive Eye Exam
February 7, 2021

Comprehensive eye exams do more than just protect your vision and eye health. They can also detect diseases such as diabetes and form a vital component of their management for those afflicted with it. Here's how.  One of the b

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3 Simple Ways You Can Help Prevent Age-Related Eye Problems
3 Simple Ways You Can Help Prevent Age-Related Eye Problems
January 24, 2021

Growing older can sometimes lead to changes in your eyesight or eye health. But there some simple things you can do to help prevent age-related eye problems from cropping up. Here are three of them. Our golden years are supposed to be

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Protect Your Vision by Knowing These Common Glaucoma Symptoms
Protect Your Vision by Knowing These Common Glaucoma Symptoms
January 17, 2021

According to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the country. Here are the important warning signs of this eye disease you need to know. Glaucoma refers to a group of eye

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Covid-Safe Eye Exams In Calgary
Covid-Safe Eye Exams In Calgary
December 7, 2020

Our Safety Protocols, And What We Ask of You: All of our Optometrists have been vaccinated. Staff members will be wearing masks when with a patient. Wearing personal protective equipment including masks for patients is no

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How to Save Your Vision from Falling Victim to Age-Related Eye Diseases
How to Save Your Vision from Falling Victim to Age-Related Eye Diseases
November 26, 2020

By the time they reach age 65, roughly one out of every three Canadians will suffer from a vision-threatening or vision-impairing eye condition. Here's what you can do to stop yourself, or an ageing loved one, from falling victim to the

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Why Diabetics Need to See Their Optometrist Regularly to Safeguard Their Sight
Why Diabetics Need to See Their Optometrist Regularly to Safeguard Their Sight
November 6, 2020

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month. The most prevalent form of diabetic eye disease is diabetic retinopathy, which can cause damage to the retina due to too much sugar being in the blood. That's why it's extremely important for

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10 Surprising Things an Eye Exam Can Uncover
10 Surprising Things an Eye Exam Can Uncover
September 7, 2020

Curious about what an eye exam can uncover? Here are the top 10 surprising health problems that a comprehensive eye exam carried out by your Calgary optometrist can alert you to.  Comprehensive eye exams aren't only about your

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Put Off Your Eye Exam This Year
3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Put Off Your Eye Exam This Year
August 23, 2020

Have you been contemplating putting off your annual eye exam this year? While it may seem like an appointment you can forego with little to no consequences, there are a few major reasons why you should reconsider that frame of thought. 

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How Regular Eye Exams Protect Your Overall Health
How Regular Eye Exams Protect Your Overall Health
July 5, 2020

Think eye exams are just for checking your vision? While it may be their main purpose, regular eye exams can actually detect a whole host of health issues. Read on to find out how they do so.  Having your Calgary optometrist regul

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5 Reasons Why Regular Eye Exams are Important
5 Reasons Why Regular Eye Exams are Important
June 11, 2020

Has it been a while since your last eye exam? Even if everything is going well when it comes to your ocular health, regularly getting your eyes examined is vitally important for a number of reasons. Here are five of them. We're

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