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What Is The Difference Between A Vision Screening And A Kid's Eye Exam?
What Is The Difference Between A Vision Screening And A Kid's Eye Exam?

Vision Screening Vs. A Kid’s Eye Exam Vision Screening Another term for vision screening is a sight test. These screenings act as a preliminary test to determine if a child needs to visit the optometrist to receive a prescription

June 22, 2022
How Does Your Eye Doctor Diagnose Astigmatism?
How Does Your Eye Doctor Diagnose Astigmatism?

How Does Your Eye Doctor Correct For Astigmatism? Since astigmatism is caused by the light reflecting onto the wrong part of the eye, light needs to be bent externally to alter where it will be directed in the eye. Light is bent using pr

June 17, 2022
Cataract Awareness Month: The Role Of Your Optometrist In Cataract Management
Cataract Awareness Month: The Role Of Your Optometrist In Cataract Management

Your Optometrist And Cataract Management Managing Symptoms Cataracts develop slowly over time. As they develop, your vision will diminish as less light comes through the lens. This lack of light hitting the retina will often cause peopl

May 4, 2022
Make Your Child's Visit To The Eye Doctor A Good Experience With These Tips
Make Your Child's Visit To The Eye Doctor A Good Experience With These Tips

This excitement typically starts at home, with the use of positive language and proper preparation for an outing to the optometrist. Of course, the child isn’t the only one going to the exam, which is why it’s just as important

December 3, 2021
When To See An Eye Doctor For Excessive Tearing
When To See An Eye Doctor For Excessive Tearing

Excessive tearing may be caused by temporary irritants but it is also possible that there are other complications with the tear duct or the eye. If significant tearing lasts longer than a few days, consult with an eye doctor. What Causes

November 26, 2021
What is Strabismus and How Can My Optometrist Treat It?
What is Strabismus and How Can My Optometrist Treat It?

There are many known causes and symptoms that your eye doctor will work with you to identify. Once the diagnosis has been determined, there are numerous treatment options available that can be conducted at your local optometrist office. Thi

November 22, 2021
How Does An Optometrist Diagnose And Treat Macular Pucker?
How Does An Optometrist Diagnose And Treat Macular Pucker?

One of the causes of impairment of your central vision can be macular pucker. This can be detected through a comprehensive eye exam and your optometrist can recommend a treatment plan to avoid more severe vision loss. Here is what you shoul

November 12, 2021
How Your Optometrist Diagnoses And Treats Floaters
How Your Optometrist Diagnoses And Treats Floaters

If you are seeing more eye floaters than usual, see an optometrist immediately一especially if you are experiencing other symptoms such as flashes of light. You could be experiencing a torn retina or a complication from eye surgery. 

October 26, 2021
When To See An Optometrist For Pink Eye
When To See An Optometrist For Pink Eye

Our Calgary eye doctors at Blink Eyewear understand that pink eye can be extremely uncomfortable. That is why we are committed to providing the best care possible for your eye condition. Come see our optometrists at Creekside, West Springs,

October 13, 2021
How An Optometrist Can Help Even After Laser Eye Surgery With Annual Eye Exams
How An Optometrist Can Help Even After Laser Eye Surgery With Annual Eye Exams

As much of a perfect solution for vision loss as laser eye surgeries are, they do not make your annual eye exams with your optometrist redundant. That is because eye exams do more than just detect vision impairment; they also allow your eye

August 17, 2021
The Importance Of Kids' Back To School Eye Exams
The Importance Of Kids' Back To School Eye Exams

Not only can poor vision detract from your child’s learning, it also negatively affects their social development by barring them from fully participating in extracurricular activities. A child who cannot see well is a child who lacks

August 4, 2021
What is the Difference Between an Optometrist, Optician, and Ophthalmologist?
What is the Difference Between an Optometrist, Optician, and Ophthalmologist?

Although an Optometrist, Optician, and Ophthalmologist all begin with the letter ‘O’ and specialize in ocular health, the similarities end there. ‘What is the difference between a doctor of Optometry, an Ophthalmologist an

June 24, 2021
4 Conditions That Can Be Detected With A Retinal Exam
4 Conditions That Can Be Detected With A Retinal Exam

Many people don’t realize that retinal imaging is important even if you don’t wear corrective lenses or have vision issues. These exams are also able to check for and detect overall health concerns like high blood pressure. &

June 9, 2021
Eye Doctors: Optometrists & Ophthalmologists
Eye Doctors: Optometrists & Ophthalmologists

Similar to medical care professionals such as family doctors and surgeons, eye care also has different doctors depending on the type of treatment that is needed. The two types of doctors responsible for optical care are Optometrists and Oph

April 27, 2021
What Is Astigmatism And How To Correct Your Vision
What Is Astigmatism And How To Correct Your Vision

Astigmatism can come on its own or with other symptoms of strained vision. You might be experiencing headaches, strained vision, trouble night-driving, or seeing far/close. Suppose you are noticing changes in your eyesight. In that case, an

March 14, 2021
Do You Need New Eyeglasses? 5 Questions You Must Ask Yourself
Do You Need New Eyeglasses? 5 Questions You Must Ask Yourself

Are your frames outdated and damaged? Are you constantly squinting or struggling to see, even when you are wearing your eyeglasses? Here are five signs that you need a new pair of eyeglasses and how our Calgary optometrists can help you fin

March 3, 2021
Top Tips on How to Prepare for Your Next Eye Exam
Top Tips on How to Prepare for Your Next Eye Exam

Are you due for an eye exam with your family optometrist? Here are some top tips to make your next appointment with your eye doctor easier and why such checkups are so important for your eye health and overall well-being. Whether you&r

January 10, 2021
5 Important Factors to Consider When Choosing a Calgary Optometrist
5 Important Factors to Consider When Choosing a Calgary Optometrist

Are you searching for an optometrist in Calgary? From comprehensive eye exams to cataract management and emergency eye care, our family optometrists have the training, state-of-the-art equipment, and knowledge to meet all your eye health ne

December 24, 2020

Outstanding vision care across Calgary

Outstanding vision care across Calgary

Blink Eyewear is the largest provider of vision services and care in Calgary, operating no fewer than 3 accessible locations across the region. All of our stores are inventoried with the most sought-after designer and commercial frames and eyewear for all occasions and purposes. 

Home to experienced optometrists and opticians, our stores also offer comprehensive eye exams to individuals of all ages, emergency eye care, and the treatment and management of eye conditions such as glaucoma and macular degeneration.

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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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