Adjusting to Progressive Lenses

Congratulations on your transition to progressive lenses! You have made a choice that will help your own comfort and vision. If it doesn’t feel like an easy switch right away, don’t worry. It takes time for many people to get used to progressive lenses. This blog will tell you about some of the tricks you can use to get a better gaze from your new lenses.

Progressive vs. Bifocals

Progressive vs. Bifocals – Doig Optometry – Progressive Lenses in CalgaryWhen your vision requires a prescription that aids near-sighted and far-sightedness, your optometrist will give you the option of progressive (sometimes called ‘no-line bifocals’) or bifocal lenses. But what are some differences between bifocals and progressives?

Why You Should Have UV Block Coating On Your Lenses.

When presented with the option of UV coated lenses, most people won’t consider the instances when it could protect their vision. Even if you only use glasses for part of the day, those hours may count towards degenerative eye conditions that could be easily avoided.

Summer Sunglasses

Summer Sunglasses – Doig Optometry – Optometrists CalgaryWhen it comes to protection from the sun, your eyes are at just as much risk as your skin, which is why finding a comfortable, reliable pair of sunglasses is so important. With our help, you’ll find them, and look great too!

The Right Age for Your Child to See an Optometrist

The Right Age for Your Child to See an Optometrist – Doig Optometry – Optometrists CalgaryIt can be difficult to discern whether or not your child is having vision problems. Noticing the distance they sit from books or a television can be an obvious clue, but other times you’ll need a more nuanced approach to really understanding if your child can see to the best of their ability.

Hard vs. Soft Contact Lenses

Hard vs. Soft Contact Lenses – Doig Optometry – Optometrist CalgaryNew to contact lenses, or curious about the jargon that your optometrist uses to discuss your prescription? In this blog we explain the differences between the two varieties and why they remain equally viable options for contact wearers.

Urgent Eye Care

Urgent Eye Care – Doig Optometry – Optometrist CalgaryIn 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.

Considering Contacts

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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