Digital Eye Strain in SE Calgary

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Relieving Screen-Induced Discomfort

In our digitized era, our daily screen use has become an essential part of our lives, contributing to an array of eye-related issues known as digital eye strain (computer vision syndrome). The prevalence of digital devices in Canadians’ daily lives has brought about an increase in eye discomfort for some people, but there are treatments that can help.

The optometrists here at Eyesis Eyecare have several solutions to offer our patients. Book an appointment online today.

Understanding Digital Eye Strain

Many Canadians are immersed in digital screens as a result of modern lifestyles, and all that screen time can lead to digital eye strain. 

This condition encompasses many symptoms, including dry eyes, redness, double vision, blurry vision, headaches, twitching eyelids, and difficulties in focusing between near and distant objects. Neck and back pain can also be associated with digital eye strain.

Symptoms of Digital Eye Strain

Some common symptoms of digital eye strain include the following:

  • Tired eyes: Fatigue or heaviness in the eyes.
  • Burning eyes: Sensations of discomfort or burning.
  • Red eyes: Redness in the white parts of your eyes.
  • Double vision: Seeing 2 images instead of 1.
  • Blurry vision: Loss of sharpness in vision.
  • Frequent headaches: Persistent head pain due to eye strain.
  • Twitching eyelids: Involuntary eye muscle contractions.
  • Focus switching issues: Difficulty shifting focus between near and distant objects.
  • Back and neck pain: Associated discomfort due to extended screen time.

Getting the Right Lenses

At Eyesis Eyecare, we truly emphasize quality over everything else when it comes to your eyes and vision. 

Your eyes work hard every day, and they deserve support. Imagine watching your favourite TV show on an old, grainy television versus a brand new, high-definition screen. The difference is often crystal clear, right? Well, the same goes for your glasses. Older, dated technology may give you a blurry, distorted view of the world, while a high-definition lens can offer sharpness and clarity.

Quality matters! Low-quality lenses can cause eye fatigue and strain. Imagine trying to take a perfect high-definition picture with an old, outdated camera versus a high-quality new model. High-definition lenses in your glasses work like a digital camera lens to optimize every aspect of your vision. It is impossible to obtain the same high-definition vision with a low-quality lens.

High-Definition Lenses at Eyesis

High-definition lenses are designed to reduce eye strain and provide visual comfort. With their clarity, you can experience a whole new level of vision quality. Say goodbye to squinting and hello to clear, vibrant colours.

At Eyesis, we offer progressive lenses, computer glasses, and blue light filters for your lenses. Investing in quality high-definition lenses can be like upgrading from an old phone to a new one. It can be a game-changer for your vision. 

Don’t settle for less when it comes to your sight. Ask our team at Eyesis Eyecare about our lenses and how we can help you see the world in high definition.

A Daily Tool for Digital Eye Strain

Combatting digital eye strain involves proactive measures and lifestyle adjustments. Optometrists recommend adopting the 20-20-20 rule as a daily practice: every 20 minutes, take a 20-second break from screens and focus on an object at least 20 feet away. 

The 20-20-20 rule helps alleviate eye strain and prevent discomfort associated with prolonged digital device use, helping you maintain your usage for longer while still prioritizing eye health.

Seeking Treatment for Digital Eye Strain

If you experience symptoms of Digital Eye Strain, it’s important to consult your optometrist for personalized solutions. During your appointment, you can discuss your digital device usage and any discomfort you may be experiencing. We can provide tailored recommendations to help you mitigate digital eye strain and enhance your overall eye health.

Prioritize your visual well-being and maintain a comfortable and clear-eyed experience in our digital age. Book an appointment with us today.

Protecting Your Eyes & Vision Is What We Do

Our clinic is fully equipped with modern technology used to manage eye conditions, such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, diabetes, and retinal diseases. We’re ready to support your eye health.

When it comes to keeping your eyes safe at work, we value providing safety glasses that meet your needs. No matter your field of work, we can help give your eyes the protection they deserve.

Why Choose Us?

We have been serving Calgary families for decades.

Routine eye exams for children & seniors with a valid Alberta Health Care card are fully covered in our clinic.

We provide eye exams for children with disabilities & special needs.

We welcome emergency eye care patients. Visits are covered under Alberta Health Care.

Our expertise & knowledge always shine through.

We pride ourselves on providing full, comprehensive eye exams without hidden charges.

Our clinic can provide services in both Spanish & Punjabi in addition to English.

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Come Visit Us in Southeast Calgary

How to Find Us

Eyesis Eyecare is located in the Riverbend Shopping Centre on 18th Street SE, near the VCA Canada Riverbend Animal Hospital.

Our Clinic can accommodate wheelchair patients who can safely transfer themselves (or with their own assistant). We are unable to assist in transfers as we do not have a fully wheelchair equipped exam room/bathroom.

Where to park?

We are located in the Riverbend Shopping Centre, so there is plenty of parking available in front of the clinic. We look forward to welcoming you.

Our Address

  • #346, 8338 18 St.
  • SE Calgary, AB T2C4E4

Contact Information

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM 3:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

*Closed daily from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on all weekdays

*Closed on all statutory holidays

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