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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Eye Health and Nutrition

Eye Health and Nutrition - Doig Optometry - Optometry in Calgary
Nutrition plays an important role in vision, and eating a healthy and balanced diet can maintain the health and function of the eyes, so you will always see well. What dietary choices promote overall eye health? The answers are easy to understand if you know a little bit about how the eyes work.

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Back-to-School Eye Test

Back-to-School Eye Test - Doig Optometry - Optometrist Calgary
When Should You Start Routine Eye Exams For Your Child? Routine eye exams should begin to take place for children at the age of 5. That's easy to remember as it's the age that children will start school. Remember that ocular health can affect your child both physically as well as emotionally. A routine check is important to ensure that your child is getting the most out of their education.

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Reading Headaches

Reading Headaches - Doig Optometry - Optometrist Calgary
It's amazing the variety of symptoms that can occur from eye strain. If you've been noticing headaches during the day, or problems with your near or far vision, it could indicate that you require reading glasses.

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Considering Contacts

Considering Contacts - Doig Optometry - Calgary Optometry
When your loved ones keep asking “Why don’t you just get contacts?”, many glasses-wearers will have their comeback ready. Many believe that contacts are uncomfortable or unsafe, but these modern myths are about to get busted...

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Urgent Eye Care

Urgent Eye Care - Doig Optometry - Optometrist Calgary
In most instances, vision problems have a very gradual onset. That means that the majority of people won’t have to receive urgent eye care in their lifetime. However, if issues develop with your retina, cornea, or lens, they can cause quick onsets of vision problems.

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