Understanding Your Eyeglass Prescription

May 15th, 2022

We know you trust your optometrist to complete an accurate eye exam and ensure that you receive the right prescription to suit your vision needs. But when they hand you your prescription you may be wondering: What does all of this mean? While it may seem like...

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Prescription Sunglasses: Why Are They Important?

April 15th, 2022

When it comes to wearing sunglasses, you probably think of sunny days and increased comfort. However, prescription sunglasses do more than help you enjoy your day. UV rays can negatively affect your eyes as much as it can your skin. The right prescription sunglasses are just as...

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6 Reasons Why You Should Consider Getting Contact Lenses

March 22nd, 2022

Have you recently found out that you need corrective lenses and can’t decide between glasses or contacts? Or are you a lifelong glasses wearer looking for a change? It may seem like a simple decision to make but it’s one best made with the right information. Keep...


When to See Your Eye Doctor Outside of Regular Exams

January 20th, 2022

According to the Alberta College and Association of Opticians, it is recommended that you have your eyes examined every 5-10 years, depending on your age. Of course, as you get older, they should be examined more frequently. But what do you do if the unexpected happens? Should...


8 Tips for Wearing Glasses in Cold Weather

January 6th, 2022

When warm air makes contact with a cooler surface, condensation forms and creates a “fog”. These droplets of water on the surface of your glasses can make it extremely difficult to see during the wintertime. This doesn’t just happen when you step outdoors into frigid temperatures –...

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Why You Should Buy Your Contact Lenses Locally Instead of Online

December 20th, 2021

There’s nothing wrong with trying to save money on the things you need. But when it comes to your eye care, saving a buck can have negative consequences. You may be able to handle no-name foods from your local grocery store, but you can’t risk placing poor-quality...


Glaucoma: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

November 20th, 2021

Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve and negatively impact vision. Usually, this damage is caused by abnormally high pressure in your eye. It’s one of the leading causes of blindness, especially in people over 60. However, it can occur at...


Choosing Eye Frames For Your Face Type

October 20th, 2021

When it comes to choosing eye frames, does your face type really matter? To some it may not be a huge deal but, for others, finding the perfect shape for their face type is an important consideration when it comes to buying glasses. If you’re curious to...



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