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Calgary Trail Vision Centre: Eyewear, Eye Exam & Eye Doctor in Edmonton, Alberta

Old Fashioned Care and Concern From Our Family To Yours

At Calgary Trail Vision Centre, our team of eye care experts are committed to giving you expert eye health care through comprehensive eye exams. Using the latest in cutting-edge technology, we assess and care for the health of your eyes. Because eyes are important indicators of overall health, comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for glasses or contact lenses.  At Calgary Trail Vision Centre, we take the time to get to know you, your eye care history, and your vision needs.  By continually updating our skills and equipment, we ensure that we are providing you and your family with the very best in eye-care.

We invite you to look around our website to see the services offered here. Our eye doctors in South Edmonton, Alberta, are happy to answer any questions you may have before, during and after your exam. Calgary Trail Vision Centre's optometrist provides expert care, advice, options, and follow-up to our neighbors and their families in Southgate, Calgary Trail North, Empire Park, Duggan, Riverbend, Mill Woods and the entire South Edmonton region.

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Focus on Eyeglasses

We carry the latest European and American designer eyewear collections in a variety of styles, colors and materials.

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Focus on Dry Eyes

Dry eyes, or, Dry Eye Syndrome, is a complex condition that can have multiple causes but tends to share common symptoms.

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Focus on Contact Lenses

Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional (vial) lenses, check out our selection of lenses that fit your needs.

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High blood sugar directly causes Diabetic Retinopathy. If not treated early, it can lead to blindness. However, if you can control your blood sugar, you can reduce your chances of having Diabetic Retinopathy as well.

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Eye Exams in Edmonton at Calgary Trail Vision Centre

Regardless of your age or physical health, it’s important to have regular eye exams.

During a complete eye exam, our South Edmonton eye doctor will not only determine your prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses, but will also check your eyes for common eye diseases, assess how your eyes work together as a team and evaluate your eyes as an indicator of your overall health. We provide comprehensive eye exams for the whole family including eye care for children!

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Q&A with Optometrist, Dr. Butts | Focus on Myopia

What is Myopia?

Nearsightedness, know as Myopia, is one of the most common vision problems. Nearsighted people have difficulty reading signs and clearly seeing distant objects, but they can see up-close tasks such as reading or sewing, just fine. According to Susan Vitale, NEI epidemiologist of ocular diseases and vision disorders who led the studies, “The good news about myopia is that it is easy to treat.”

What are treatment options for Myopia?

Refractive surgery is a more “permanent” option for correcting myopia. This includes laser procedures such as LASIK and PRK, or non-laser options such as corneal inserts and implantable lenses. One advantage of the non-laser options is that, although they’re intended to be permanent, they may be removed in case of a problem or change of prescription.

Orthokeratology is a non-surgical procedure where special rigid gas permeable (GP) contact lenses are used to slowly reshape the cornea during sleep. After the lenses are removed the cornea retains the new shape. The patient can see clearly during the day without wearing glasses or contact lenses.

How does Ortho-k work?

Orthokeratology, commonly called ortho-k, is a method used to correct myopia (nearsightedness) or astigmatism by wearing rigid gas permeable contact lenses overnight, so that no corrective lenses are needed during daytime hours.

Gas permeable (GP) lenses specialized for ortho-k are inserted at bedtime and worn as you sleep. Throughout the night, the lenses reshape your cornea gently so that your vision becomes clear on the following morning. The correction is temporary, and ideally no eyeglasses or contact lenses will be needed on the next day or two. In order to maintain sharp visual acuity on a daily basis, you need to wear the ortho-k reshaping lenses every night.

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Eye Emergencies

If you experience loss of vision, double vision, swelling, infection or any eye emergency, contact us immediately for guidance. We’ll help you with the best treatment to prevent complications and promote long-lasting clear eyesight.

Please call our eye care centre in Edmonton at: 780-439-2085 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel your need to find the nearest emergency room.

What Happens If You Don’t Treat Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye syndrome can leave your eyes red, irritated, and itchy. If you ignore your symptoms, other complications can arise. Treating your dry eye syndrome is essential for your eye health and vision.

5 Important Eye Care Tips For Kids

Eye care is just as important for children as it is for adults. The sooner you teach your children how to care for their eyes, the more likely they will be to ingrain these habits for life. Here are some tips for kids!

How to Deal with Contact Lens Discomfort

Do your eyes become irritated and itchy when you wear contact lenses? Could be dry eye syndrome, allergies or the contact lenses themselves. Read on to find out what to do if you experience contact lens discomfort.

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Calgary Trail Vision Centre

4620 Calgary Trail NW
Edmonton, AB T6H 6A1
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  • 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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In case of emergency, please phone our office at the number listed above and follow the instructions.