Senior Eye Exams in South Calgary

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Preserving Your Eye Health

Regular eye exams are vital for maintaining your vision and eye health, especially as you age. To help safeguard your sight, all eye exams performed at Eyesis Eyecare include testing for eye diseases. 

Untreated eye diseases can rob you of your sight, so early detection, diagnosis, and treatment are critical. Eye exams may also offer valuable information to our team about your overall health. The condition of the blood vessels in your eyes can point to several serious health conditions, including high blood pressure, diabetes, and other systemic diseases.

Don’t put off getting your eye exam—contact us to schedule your appointment today.

Is It Time for an Eye Exam?

The Canadian Association of Optometrists recommends that adults aged 65 and older have their eyes examined at least once per year. However, depending on your unique situation, we may recommend that you visit more frequently.

Seniors over the age of 65 who live in Alberta are entitled to 1 complete eye exam, 1 partial eye exam, and 1 diagnostic procedure per year, free of charge through the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan.

Comprehensive Exams with Optomap

Many eye problems can develop without you knowing. In fact, you may not even notice any change in your sight. Fortunately, diseases or damage such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinal tears or detachments, and other health problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure can be seen with a thorough eye exam that includes an examination of your retina.

To get a detailed look at your eyes, we use an optomap device as an important part of our eye exams. The optomap device can produce a high-resolution, 200° image of your eye to help us to explore your retina’s health—much wider than a traditional 45° image.

The optomap device is designed to be fast, easy, and comfortable for anyone. The entire imaging process consists of you looking into the device one eye at a time.

As part of your comprehensive eye exam, an optomap can provide:

  • A scan to assess your eye health and detect diseases.
  • A view of your retina, giving your doctor a more comprehensive view than they may be able to get by other means.
  • The opportunity for you to view and discuss the optomap image of your eye with your doctor at the time of your exam.
  • A permanent record for your file, which allows us to view your images each year and monitor changes to your eye health.

Schedule Your Eye Exam Today

A senior eye exam helps our team detect signs of eye diseases before they can compromise your vision—and consistent eye exams can make a huge difference in preserving your long-term visual health.

Contact us to schedule your appointment today and experience the comprehensive care we provide.

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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