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Celebrating a Clear Future With Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month

The gift of sight is a remarkable and precious sense that shapes how we experience the world around us. For children, in particular, visual health plays a pivotal role in their overall development, education, and quality of life. That’s why at Doig Optometry in Calgary, our optometrists consider Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month of […]

See Clearly, Stay Safe: The Vital Role of UV Protection in Sunglasses

When it comes to choosing the perfect pair of sunglasses, most people consider factors like style, comfort, and durability. However, one crucial aspect that should never be overlooked is UV protection. The harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays emitted by the sun can have detrimental effects on our eyes. In this blog, we will explore the reasons […]

Focusing on Clear Vision During Myopia Week

Clear vision is a precious asset that many of us take for granted. However, a growing concern in today’s world is the increasing prevalence of myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness. Myopia Week aims to raise awareness about this condition, educate individuals about its causes and management, and promote eye health and well-being. This year, Myopia […]

Do I Really Need Prescription Sunglasses?

The Optometrists at Doig Optometry’s Calgary Clinic can help you know whether there is any benefit to purchasing prescription sunglasses depending on your specific vision care needs. One deciding factor is the legal requirement to wear glasses for driving. If you are required by law to wear corrective lenses for driving, then prescription sunglasses are […]

What Colour of Sunglasses Should I Choose?

Good Question! When choosing the colour of your prescription (or non-prescription) sunglasses, there are a few functional considerations, and there are matters of fashion and style. Grey-coloured lenses affect the brightness of all colours equally, so they are the most “neutral”. This means that they affect your perception of the colours of things you see […]

The Difference Between Polarized Lenses & Photochromic Lenses

When it comes to selecting eyeglasses or sunglasses, there are a lot of options to choose from. Two popular choices for lenses are polarized and photochromic lenses. Polarized lenses are designed to reduce glare, while photochromic lenses are designed to darken when exposed to UV light. Both types of lenses have unique features and benefits, […]

Doig Optometry is Celebrating World Optometry Day on March 23rd!

Did you know that eye exams can detect health problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure? Eye exams aren’t only for when you have vision problems; they are an essential part of your annual overall health check-up. As professional optometrists in Calgary, we want to celebrate and recognize World Optometry Day with some valuable […]

Doig Optometry Wishing You and Your Loved Ones A Happy Holidays!

From Dr. Russell W. Doig and all the staff here at Doig Optometry, we wanted to wish our supporters and their families a cozy Holiday and an abundant New Year! As a local business serving the local community of Calgary, we love helping both our returning and new patients by providing the excellent eye care […]

Progressive Lenses: Are They Right For You?

The introduction of Progressive Lenses was a significant step in optical lens technology, offering patients an advanced solution for different prescriptions in a single lens. No more switching between glasses with single-vision lenses or dealing with the abrupt jump between prescriptions in bifocals. As Calgary Optometrists passionate about Progressive Lenses, we are dedicated to educating […]
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