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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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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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