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Happy New Years From Doig Optometry!

Happy New Years From Doig Optometry! - Doig Optometry - Optometry in Calgary
So 2017 has gone, and 2018 arrived. Like most Canadians, I like to view the New Year as an opportunity to look forward to everything I want to achieve, but also as a time to look back to what I’ve already accomplished and learned. This New Year had me thinking quite a bit further back than usual. All the way back to when I was a child.

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Visual Comfort in Progressive Lenses

Visual Comfort in Progressive Lenses - Doig Optometry - Calgary Optometrists
Our eyes like to be comfortably relaxed. Just as you can strain a leg muscle from running too far or too fast, eyes that are constantly working become stressed and strained. Unfortunately for Calgarians who wear glasses, there’s no simple way to take just take it easy on your eyes if your glasses’ prescription or fit is what’s causing your eye strain.

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What’s the Difference Between Ordering Glasses Online and Buying them from Your Trusted Calgary Optometrist?

What’s the Difference Between Ordering Glasses Online and Buying them from Your Trusted Calgary Optometrist? - Doig Optometry - Calgary Optometrists
Advertisements for online eyewear seem to be everywhere nowadays. These advertisements usually boast their cheaper deals, the convenience of ordering online rather than navigating the snowy Calgary streets, and the claim that if you don’t like your glasses, you can just mail them back — no questions asked.

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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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