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Inflation-Busting Frame and Lens Packages

Inflation is no fun when making any purchase, whether for necessities or anything else. I remember the adage of my grandparents’ (Great Depression) generation. They lived through recessions, depressions, and inflation. In fact, they experienced each of them more than once in their lifetime. I remember them saying often, “Fix it up, wear it out. […]

How To Protect Your Eyes From UV Radiation

Summer is officially here and it’s that time of year again when we are spending more time outside enjoying the warm weather. We’ve all heard that we should wear sunglasses to protect our eyes when we are outside, but what exactly are we protecting our eyes from? We know that UV radiation can cause sunburn […]

Macuhealth For Your Macular Health

There is a good chance that you or someone you know has been diagnosed with a condition called Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). AMD is the leading cause of visual impairment in the industrialized world and the third leading cause of visual impairment worldwide. The macula is the part of the retina used to see something […]

Hypochlorous Acid: A Natural Antiseptic for the Eyelids

One of the newest products on the market to help in the treatment of some common eye conditions like blepharitis, styes, and some cases of conjunctivitis is a naturally occurring antiseptic called Hypochlorous acid (HOCl.) At Doig Optometry in Calgary, we sell the I-Lid ‘N Lash HOCl cleansing spray that is safe and easy to […]

Eyelid Hygiene for the Management of Blepharitis and Associated “Dry Eye”

Blepharitis is a condition involving inflammation and some grade of bacterial infection of the eyelids and the eyelashes. The most common symptoms of blepharitis are: Itching Burning Stinging Redness of the eyelid margins Some patients experience crusting of the eyelashes or discharge, especially in the morning. Unfortunately, blepharitis is notoriously chronic, meaning it comes back […]

Ordering Glasses Online Vs Buying Them From A Calgary Optometrist: What’s The Difference?

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.

Meet Dr. Shauna Chorel

Dr. Shauna Chorel is a valued member of the Doig Optometry team, lending her passion and expertise in quality eye care to her patients. She was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta and is proud to serve the community she grew up in. She states: “My favourite part of my job is the satisfaction I […]

Happy Holidays from Doig Optometry!

With the holiday season well underway, we wanted to take this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a happy holiday and abundant New Year. As a local business serving the local community of Calgary, we appreciate your continued support. 2021 was a big year for us as we celebrated 5 years of excellent […]

Pantoscopic and Retrospective lens tilt in Calgary – What is best for you?

When purchasing glasses, you want them to be fashionable, provide you with great vision, and look good for the structure of your face. Your optometrist will measure the lens width, bridge width, and temple length for the particular glasses that you have chosen. What does it mean when your optometrist refers to pantoscopic and retrospective […]
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