Why are eye-care exams so important for your overall health?

You’ve likely heard that the eyes are the windows to the soul, but did you know that they can also give you a good view of your overall health? That’s right, regular eye exams are not only essential for your vision, but they are a great opportunity for identifying underlying health conditions. As a SE […]

Pink eye: symptoms and treatment

Pink eye (medically known as conjunctivitis) occurs when the mucous membrane lining the eyelid and surface of the eye is irritated or infected, causing redness and swelling. This common condition typically disappears within 7-10 days without medical treatment. However, there are rare circumstances that call for urgent eye care or a visit to your Calgary […]

Don’t ignore these emergencies that require urgent eye care

Any eye or vision issue that could result in a loss of vision should be assessed by an eye doctor on an urgent basis.  Although eye care emergencies rarely happen to any one person, in a city as large as Calgary, there are eye emergencies every day.  If you experience any of the following, seek […]
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