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 […]
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?
While we recommend that patients get routine eye exams, there are some times when a physiological change will signal that you’re due for an appointment sooner rather than later.
When presented with the option of UV coated lenses, most people won’t consider the instances when it could protect their vision. Even if you only use glasses for part of the day, those hours may count towards degenerative eye conditions that could be easily avoided.
Summer Sunglasses – Doig Optometry – Optometrists Calgary When it comes to protection from the sun, your eyes are at just as much risk as your skin, which is why finding a comfortable, reliable pair of sunglasses is so important. With our help, you’ll find them, and look great too!