Far and Near Vision: Switching to Progressive Lenses

Far and Near Vision: Switching to Progressive Lenses – Doig Optometry – Optometry in Calgary Doig Optometry is calling all bifocal users in Calgary to come to us to experience the switch to progressive lenses. Progressive lenses can now remedy magnification issues that may have kept you from switching out of your bifocal lenses. Plus, progressive lenses just look better!

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.

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.

Different Visual and Lifestyle Factors for Progressive Lenses

Different Visual and Lifestyle Factors for Progressive Lenses – Doig Optometry – Calgary Optometry Clinic What Can You Do To Prepare For Your First Appointment? Many of our patients, when preparing for their first appointment to get fitted with progressive lenses, ask us what they should bring with them. This is a great question!

High Energy Light Protection (H.E.L.P)

High Energy Light Protection (H.E.L.P) – Doig Optometry – Optometrist in Calgary If you’ve recently been in the market for glasses, you may have noticed that things seem to have gotten a bit more complicated over the years. Many glasses are being labeled with initialisms like UV and HEV. But what do all these letters mean? UV? HEV?

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.

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.

Getting Used to Progressive Lenses

Getting Used to Progressive Lenses – Doig Optometry – Calgary Optometrists Most patients who have one eyeglass prescription for distance vision and a different prescription for reading would prefer not to have two separate pairs of glasses.

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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