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Make an Eye Exam Part of Your Back To School List

August 20th 2019

The summer is dwindling down, and if you are a parent, you’ve probably got the first day of school on your mind. We all have our back to school shopping lists: school supplies, new backpack and lunch kits, new clothes and shoes, classroom fees, transportation fees, etc. But one major   ▸

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August is Children's Eye Health & Safety Month

August 12th 2019

Did you know that August is Children's Eye Health & Safety Month?  A childs' eyes can change rapidly, so it is important to have their eyes examined by an optometrist every year! Luckily, Alberta Health Care covers annual eye exams for children until their 19th birthday! An optometrist can help detect refractive   ▸

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July is UV Safety and Awareness Month

July 18th 2019

Did you know that protecting your eyes from ultraviolet (UV) radiation is just as important as putting on sunscreen to protect your skin? Many do not know that it is an important consideration in every season of the year!  Infants and young children are especially vulnerable to UV radiation. Cause          We   ▸

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Have an EYE-Safe Summer!

July 8th 2019

The summer season is well underway, and with good weather comes lots of opportunities to relax and enjoy the great outdoors. But when things go wrong, there can be serious damage— especially to your eyes. The Canadian Association of Optometrist's has compiled a list of ways to protect your eyes   ▸

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