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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 […]

Types of Decot Hy-Wyd Glasses for Sport, Hunting, and More!

Decot Hy-Wyd glasses are the standard for non-impact sports, hunting, and other activities that require a snug fit that won’t budge. When you’re shooting or playing sports, you need perfect vision and the widest field of vision possible. Most importantly, you need a pair of glasses that protect your eyes. At Doig Optometry, we offer […]

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.
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