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 […]
An essential part of taking care of your overall health and wellbeing is choosing an optometrist you can trust. Your vision care is something that should never be compromised. Choosing the right eye doctor is an important decision to maintain the health of your eyes. To help you find a quality optometrist in Calgary, we’ve […]
When we get a sunburn, it’s the ultraviolet light that causes the burn, so it’s no secret that ultraviolet rays can be harmful. It’s also no secret that too much exposure to ultraviolet light over time can cause changes in the skin and even skin cancer. Did you know that ultraviolet light can also affect […]
The style of your prescription and non-prescription eyewear from Doig Optometry is as beautiful as the design and fashion of the frame you choose. The clarity and sharpness of your vision is greatly impacted by the type of lenses you choose, even after the Optometrists at Doig Optometry determine your most accurate and up to […]
A small study conducted in 2018 reported that dangerous bacteria can grow on eyeglasses, predominantly on the nose pads and ear clips where the most contamination was found. A quick daily cleaning can reduce the culmination of germs and lengthen the longevity of your eyeglass frames. However, without proper cleaning, you could be unknowingly stripping […]
It’s Doctor Doig writing this Blog. I hope you are all doing well. I know all of us have been impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic in some way, and I’m reaching out to share the most accurate information I have so you can feel reassured about your use of contact lenses in this “COVID-19 World”. […]
On March 17, 2020, the Government of Alberta declared a State of Public Emergency in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus in Alberta. In order to participate fully with the appropriate and aggressive efforts being made in our community, Doig Optometry will close as of March 17, 2020, until the COVID-19 crisis is […]
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 – Doig Optometry – Progressive Lenses in Calgary When 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?