3 Helpful Tips For Finding The Right Optometrist

Are you looking for an eye doctor in NW Calgary? From emergency eye care to eye exams, our family optometrists have the experience, equipment, and knowledge to meet all your eye health needs.

Have you neglected your regular eye exams because you have clear vision? Contrary to popular opinion, having good vision doesn’t necessarily mean your eyes are healthy. In fact, some of the most dangerous vision conditions are asymptomatic in their early stages.

That’s why our NW Calgary eye doctors recommend that adults have routine eye exams as this will allow your optometrist to:

  • Diagnose any visual or medical conditions early on
  • Ensure the immediate management of vision problems
  • Enhance your quality of life
  • Lower your health care costs
  • Help you achieve clear and comfortable vision

Friendly and Professional NW Calgary Family Optometrists

At our Calgary eye clinic, our highly qualified optometrists offer a wide range of family vision services, from children’s eye exams, to cataract management and glaucoma testing, to protect the health of your eyes and ensure that you and your whole family can enjoy the incredible benefits that come from clear and comfortable vision.

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3 Tips For Finding The Right Family Optometrist For Your Needs

Whether you are already wearing contact lenses or eyeglasses, or you are experiencing changes in your vision for the first time, the best place to start is by finding a highly qualified eye doctor who will be able to provide you with the services you require.

To begin, here are 3 helpful tips on how to find the right Calgary eye doctor for your needs:

1. Get Recommendations

Once you’ve decided that you need care from an optometrist, the first step to finding the right one is by getting referrals. This will ensure that you’ll find an eye doctor who will give you the very best services. Make sure to get recommendations from:

  • Family members
  • Friends and co-workers
  • Professional organizations
  • Other medical professionals, such as your primary care physician

Getting a first-hand opinion about the eye doctor you are considering is a sure-fire way to ensure you’ll receive the quality care you deserve.

2. Figure Out What You Need

Everyone’s vision needs are different, so before you begin working with an eye doctor, you must determine if they have the adequate background and training to be able to meet those needs. At Blink Eyewear, our team of family optometrists are skilled and knowledgeable about the management and treatment of a range of ocular conditions, including:

If you are experiencing a particular problem that you want to take corrective action on, then you must find an optometrist who has specialized training dealing with that specific condition.

3. Check The Eye Doctor’s Credentials

It’s important to do your research when you’re looking for an eye doctor. Search for someone who is board-certified and who has credentials that are up to date. You might also want to consider choosing an optometrist who actively participates in research and education conferences.

This dedication to lifelong learning will ensure that the eye doctor is keeping up with current industry trends and best practices, which means that they’ll be able to give you the most advanced treatment possible.

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If you are looking for a team of family optometrists who have the expertise, equipment, and knowledge to treat a range of vision conditions and look after the ocular health of you and your loved ones, we can help!

To find out more about our services, visit one of our three branches, Crowfoot (67 Crowfoot Terrace NW, T3G 4J8), West Springs (1009 873 85 St SW, T3H 0J5) or Creekside (12192 Symons Valley Rd NW, T3P 0A3).

Alternatively, you can contact our team at our Crowfoot Branch (403-547-5417), West Springs (403-242-0999) or Creekside (403-516-2292).

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Blink Eyewear boasts the largest collection of eyewear in Calgary, but our 3 locations are also home to the region’s finest optometrists. Just as you will not find a better store to shop for your eyewear, you will not find a better vision clinic to do your eye exam or treat your eye condition. 

Go ahead and Blink; what you see is really what you get. Call one of our store numbers or fill out the form below to book an appointment.

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