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Your Eye Health

At Browz Eyeware, we know that healthy eyes are integral to your quality of life. Our entire optometric staff in Calgary, AB, is dedicated to helping you achieve sharp visual acuity. When it comes to promoting optimal eye health, having regular comprehensive eye examinations is a critical step. These total evaluations inspect for any signs of ocular disease. With first-rate skill, advanced technology and professional experience, we will examine your eyes in our offices, located in the neighborhoods of Airdrie, Douglasdale, Panorama Hills, MacLeod Tr. and Bridgeland.

Many factors influence your eye health, including your overall physical condition and how you care for your eyes. There’s a lot of important information, and it may feel overwhelming to you. Our Browz Eyeware team will guide you through the most helpful and significant information. In our Eye Health Library, we offer a multitude of easy-to-read articles on a range of topics. Learn about the basics of how your eyes work, as well as about common eye diseases, visual problems, the effects of aging and current refractive surgeries.

If you are in need of more information, or you have specific questions, we’re happy to meet with you! Please call to reserve your appointment at one of our Browz Eyeware locations in Airdrie or Calgary, Alberta.

To read all about Eye Health, please see some of our articles:

  • Your eye doctor may mention a list of different names, procedures and ocular conditions at your appointment. If you’re confused by all of this terminology, take a look at our guide to eye care terms. We offer this glossary as a welcome starting point for learning the basics about vision and eye health. At your next meeting with one of our eye doctors, in Calgary, AB, you’ll come well prepared!
  • What is the definition of proper eye care for healthy eyesight? We’ll walk you through all of the actions involved in taking care of your eyes, with respect to both long-term and short-term healthy eyesight.
  • How much do you know about the fascinating process of vision and eye function? The human eye transforms light rays into impulses that are sent to the brain, where they are interpreted as images. A true marvel of design and engineering, your eye uses reflected light, lens imaging, light adjustments and information processing – all to achieve vision.
  • The eye is a delicate organ, and many daily tasks pose a hazard. Adults and children who play sports or engage in any activities that involve flying objects (such as balls or Frisbees, etc…), should wear protective, impact-resistant and shatterproof eyeglasses. Work in a factory, workshop or construction site also necessitates wearing specialized eyeglasses.
  • Complete eye evaluations check eyesight and ocular health. Everyone, no matter what age, is recommended to have regular eye exams to inspect for the onset of eye disease and many common vision conditions. Our articles will explain all about the diagnostic technology that we use at Browz Eyeware, in Calgary, AB, and which types of eye problems can be detected.
  • Use these articles to proactively care for your child's eyes, spot potential trouble, and maximize the opportunity for crisp, convenient and healthy vision.
  • Tired of wearing glasses or contact lenses? Today, several surgical methods can correct your eyesight and, in most cases, give you the freedom of seeing well without corrective lenses.
  • Eye irritations may be very mild and temporary, or severe and chronic. In general, any symptoms of pain are a sign that you need to visit your optometrist for an examination. Read all about the various eye problems one may experience.
  • Eye problems can range from mild to severe; some are chronic, while others may resolve on their own, never to appear again. The articles below will give you a basic understanding of some of these problems and their implications. The cardinal rule is if your eyes don't look good, feel good or see well, you should visit your doctor.
  • Presbyopia, sometimes referred to as “long-arm syndrome”, is a normal part of aging. This visual condition will make you move small-print text farther away from your eyes in order to read it. Fortunately, presbyopia is treated easily by the correct eyewear. We also provide information about ways to maintain your quality vision, even as you go up in years.
  • Some ocular changes in your vision are a totally normal part of aging. Yet there are also symptoms that may indicate the start of an eye disease. It’s critical to be aware of the warning signs, as well as become educated on some main strategies to diminish the effects of aging on your eyesight.