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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 […]

Vertex Distance

Progressive lenses are a modern alternative to bifocal lenses that assist two fields of vision and transition seamlessly between the two. The lens transition is invisible for both the wearer and those the wearer interacts with, as (unlike bifocals) progressive lenses have no visible lines between fields of vision. Various measurements are taken to ensure […]

The Difference Between Polarized and Anti-Reflective Lenses?

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 are greatly impacted by the type of lenses you choose, even after the optometrists at Doig Optometry determine your most accurate and up-to-date eyeglass […]

Pantoscopic Tilt and the Panoramic Angle explained

Pantoscopic Tilt and Panoramic Angle – Doig Optometry – Calgary Optometry Clinic Every pair of glasses are different. That’s what we love about them! Your frame’s unique look expresses your personality, and your glasses should be your favourite thing to wear. Here are some factors that will create the distinction between quality frames and bothersome glasses that’ll only bring headaches.

What you need to know about prescription sunglasses

You rely on your glasses to help you see the world clearly and concisely, whether you are working in an office, studying at school, or enjoying a movie night or evening out for dinner. What about when you spend time outdoors? Prescription sunglasses in Calgary are a must to protect your eyes from the sun’s […]
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