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Vertex Distance

Vertex Distance - Doig Optometry - Calgary Optometry Clinic
After you’ve chosen your fancy new frames, there’s still an important final measurement that has to take place. That’s vertex distance, and it refers to the distance between your eyes and your progressive lenses.

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Segment Height and Binocular Balance

Segment Height and Binocular Balance - Doig Optometry - Calgary Optometry Clinic
Are you about to make the switch to progressive lenses? Congratulations! Progressive lenses are a fantastic alternative to bifocals, and they assist multiple fields of vision by offering a seamless transition between each field. To ensure that your progressive lenses are perfect, there are few additional measurements the friendly Calgary optometrists at Doig Optometry will have to carry out.

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Why Your Choice of Frame is Important for Progressive Lenses

Why Your Choice of Frame is Important for Progressive Lenses - Doig Optometry - Optometry in Calgary
We could list many reasons why you should always visit an optometrist for comprehensive eye care. Just one of those reasons relates to how your final choice of frames will affect your vision as well. What good are all of the fine-tuned measurements if, at the end of the process, your frames are too far or too close to your eyes? In this blog we explore vertex distance and why it’s important.

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Bring Your Phone To Your Appointment

Bring Your Phone To Your Appointment - Doig Optometry - Optometrist Calgary
Yeah, you heard us right! We want you to bring your phone into your next Doig Optometry appointment. Why? Because phones are a large part of most people's lives, and we read from them more than we read from paper these days. How you look at your phone can give your optometrist plenty of insight into your vision requirements, and here's why.

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Digital Eye Strain

Digital Eye Strain - Doig Optometry - Optometry in Calgary
Apart from the increased amount of blue light exposure due to screen use as explained on our last blog, long hours of digital device use (especially handheld device use) can cause soreness, tiredness, and eyestrain. We refer to this sort of eyestrain as “digital eye strain”. It comes more often to those who use their devices for more than an hour or two per day for a few reasons.

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