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How Do I Know If I Need Glasses?

A young woman rubbing her strained eyes because she needs glasses.

Vision stands out as one of our most precious senses, playing a crucial role in how we perceive and engage with our surroundings. It enables us to enjoy the beauty of a landscape, recognize the faces of our loved ones, and navigate through the complexities of our environment. Despite its importance, many people find themselves […]

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Where Should Glasses Sit on the Nose?

A young woman smiling as her optometrist makes sure her new glasses fit

When it comes to eyewear, it’s crucial that your glasses have a perfect fit. If your eyeglasses don’t fit well, then they might not correct your vision effectively. Whether you’re at your computer, enjoying the outdoors, or reading a book, a correctly fitted pair of glasses can be the difference between comfort and frustration. So […]

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How Is a Contact Lens Prescription Different Than Glasses?

Contact lenses and glasses (regular and sun) require different prescriptions. But why?

Contact lenses sit directly on the eye requiring adjustments for factors like curvature and oxygen flow

Eyeglasses are positioned a short distance away from the eyes, requiring modifications to correct for the distance between the lens and the eye and the angle of light entering the eye […]

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ZEISS Lenses: The Complete Guide

A patient and eye doctor choosing a new pair of glasses with ZEISS lenses.

Whether you’re looking for eyeglasses for everyday wear or prescription sunglasses to keep your eyes safe in the sun, quality matters. ZEISS has been making quality prescription lenses for over 160 years. They have lens options for many lifestyles, regardless of your vision needs. We all have different vision needs. For example, some people may […]

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Can I Wear Blue Light Glasses All the Time?

As our lives become increasingly dominated by screens, more and more people are seeking ways to mitigate the negative effects of extended screen time. One popular solution is blue light glasses, which are designed to filter out the blue light emitted by digital devices and may help reduce eye strain, headaches, and other symptoms commonly […]

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Does My Child Need Glasses?

Healthy Vision for Our Little Ones   We all want our children to be happy and successful in their endeavours, and healthy vision can play a massive part in a child’s overall wellness. Our kids grow up fast, and their eyes develop right alongside them. How can you tell if they’re hitting the correct visual milestones?  […]

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2019 Prescription Eyewear Trends

New year, new glasses! (Right?) But before you head out to buy your new glasses this year (hopefully at our clinic, of course!), let’s take a look at some of the trends for prescription eyewear for 2019. Shapes A lot of people have glasses that are more neutral in shape (that is, shapes that are […]

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Visit Us at Calgary Family Eye Doctors

Where is Our Office?

Find us just off Southport Road SW on the west side of Macleod Trail.

Where Can You Park?

There is 2 hour free parking directly outside the professional building.

Our Address

  • 11th Floor, 1125-10655 Southport Road SW
  • Calgary, AB T2W 4Y1

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Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

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