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Amblyopia vs. Strabismus: What’s the Difference?

Whether you’re the parent of a child with symptoms, or an adult with symptoms yourself, vision troubles and blurry vision aren’t a fun experience. Conditions like strabismus and amblyopia are no joke—not only can they be alarming, but they can also have rippling impacts throughout the rest of your life. So what’s the difference between…
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Do Eye Drops Expire?

Whether you're dealing with the burning sensations caused by dry eyes, or controlling conditions like myopia, you've probably used eye drops at some point. Eye drops are an excellent way to help keep your eyes protected and treat different conditions. However, many people don't know that eye drops have an expiration date. This date varies…
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Why You Should Buy Glasses From Your Optometrist

Optometrists and opticians play a pivotal role in not just helping us see better but in ensuring the health and well-being of our eyes. This extends to providing quality eyeglasses for prescription wear.  Purchasing your glasses from your optometrist provides patients with expert advice, quality assurance, high customer care, and insurance ease.  Getting your glasses…

What are Ortho-K Lenses Used For?

Glasses and conventional contact lenses help many people see during their daily lives but aren’t always the right fit for everyone. While LASIK and PRK surgery provide a permanent solution to refractive errors, not everyone is interested in or able to undergo eye surgery. There is a unique alternative available! Orthokeratology (ortho-k) lens technology allows…
A young girl sitting in front of a Snellen eye chart and she is squinting due to vision issues

Can Myopia Be Reversed?

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common refractive error that affects many individuals worldwide. It is characterized by difficulty seeing objects that are far away, while close objects can be seen clearly. Myopia is caused by the shape of the eye, where light focuses in front of the retina instead of directly on it.…
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Which Vitamins Should I Take for Dry Eye?

Dry eyes can be more than just a temporary inconvenience. For many, it's a persistent issue that affects everyday life. With countless treatments and suggestions out there, trying to find a solution that works for you can feel overwhelming. In some cases, a good place to start is by speaking with an optometrist about making…
An optometrist hands a contact lens case to a patient

What is a Contact Lens Fitting?

Contact lenses are a popular alternative to glasses for those who want to correct their vision. But just like getting new shoes, you can’t just toss on any pair and expect them to be comfortable. Before enjoying the benefits contact lenses offer, you need to undergo a contact lens fitting. A contact lens fitting is…

Myopia vs. Hyperopia: What’s the Difference?

Have you ever heard of myopia or hyperopia? These are the technical terms for common vision issues known as nearsightedness or farsightedness. Even if your eye doctor already explained to you the difference between these two conditions, it can be helpful to learn more about both vision Myopia and hyperopia are both refractive errors that…
A woman sitting on her couch with her laptop on her lap, and she is also rubbing her eyes with her hand due to eye strain

How Long Does Eye Strain Last?

Eye strain is a common problem that arises from the prolonged use of digital screens like smartphones, laptops, and other electronic devices. It's becoming more prevalent as we navigate this modern digital age and can affect people's lives adversely.  Eye strain can cause discomfort, fatigue, headaches, and difficulty focusing. The duration of eye strain varies…

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Cranston Market

Our Cranston Market clinic is part of the Cranston Market Clinic and is just 2 minutes off Deerfoot Trail near Stoney Trail SE. We’re located on Cranston Road SE, located in the same plaza as Sobeys and Scotiabank.

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  • 356 Cranston Road SE #1020
  • Calgary, AB T3M 0S9

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Meadows Mile

Our Meadows Mile clinic is located on the ground level of the Meadows Miles Professional Building facing Blackfoot Trail. We are just 2 minutes from Deerfoot and Glenmore Trail between Southland and Heritage Drives, up the hill from Ikea near the luxury car dealerships.

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  • 8500 Blackfoot Trl. SE, Unit 130
  • Calgary, AB T2J 7E1

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