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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 […]

Celebrating 5 Years Of Excellent Eye Care in Calgary

Doig Optometry is proud to celebrate 5 years of providing Calgarians with quality ophthalmology! We would like to extend our thanks with our 5th Anniversary Sale! 5 years ago, Doig Optometry opened its doors for the first time – 20 years after Doctor Doig graduated from Optometry School. “My third child was born six months […]

What is The Best Way to Clean a Pair of Eyeglasses?

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 […]

Prescription Sunglasses purchasing process

As a Calgarian, you probably know how quickly the weather changes and how to adapt to the wind, rain, and snow. But did you know that Calgary is also one of the sunniest cities in Canada? In one year, Calgary gets approximately 2396 hours of sunlight. That’s 333 sunny days a year of adjusting and […]
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