Myopia Control in SE Calgary

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Nearsightedness: A Growing Concern  

Myopia (nearsightedness) is a common vision problem—and it is getting more prevalent. At Eyesis Eyecare, we understand the impact myopia can have on a child’s life and learning, and we offer myopia control methods to help, including myopia control lenses for glasses and MiSight contact lenses. 

We can help you get started and support your child’s needs through children’s eye exams and a wide selection of children’s eyewear. Visit us to get started.

What Is Myopia Control?

Myopia is a refractive error that affects distance vision. Myopia control isn’t just about treating nearsightedness, though—it’s about making a difference in a child’s lifetime eye health. Myopia control methods can help slow the progression of myopia and provide long-lasting benefits for your little one by reducing their lifetime risk of myopia complications.

The Link Between Vision & Learning

The relationship between a child’s vision and their academic success can be profound, and myopia, if left unaddressed, can cast a shadow over various aspects of their learning journey. In the classroom, children with myopia may find it challenging to clearly see the whiteboard, participate in group activities, and focus on assignments. 

The strain of constantly adjusting to blurred vision may lead to headaches, eye fatigue, and a lack of concentration, affecting overall academic performance. Beyond the classroom, myopia can extend its impact to extracurricular activities too, including sports and other recreational pursuits.

Regular eye exams play a pivotal role in identifying myopia early on and enabling timely interventions to address visual challenges. 

Our Myopia Control Methods

Addressing myopia early is crucial, and at Eyesis Eyecare, we offer different myopia control methods to meet your child’s needs, including MiSight contact lenses and myopia control lenses.

MiSight contact lenses are designed to slow the progression of myopia. These daily disposable lenses are worn during the day and can provide clear vision while actively working to slow and control myopia progression for your child.

Myopia control eyeglasses lenses, specifically crafted for children, aim to slow down the advancement of nearsightedness. These lenses are part of our selection of comprehensive children’s eyewear solutions that can focus on both visual clarity and myopia management.

Take Control of Your Child’s Myopia

Don’t let myopia limit your child’s potential. Schedule an appointment at Eyesis Eyecare for a comprehensive eye exam and explore your myopia control options. Empower your child with clear vision and a brighter future. Book online 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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