At Eyewear Experts, your eye health is our priority. If you are experiencing vision changes or other symptoms, be sure to schedule an appointment with us.
Optomap retinal screening is an advanced technology that allows for a comprehensive and detailed examination of the retina, the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. This imaging technique utilizes a low-intensity laser to scan the retina, producing a digital image that can be instantly viewed and analyzed by eye care professionals.
Since 2007, we’ve been honoured to serve the community of Red Deer and thousands of satisfied customers. Your eyes and vision are one of the most important aspects of your overall health, and we don’t take this lightly! We treat every patient with the genuine care and compassion they deserve.
During your eye exam, our professional opticians create a relaxed and friendly environment and are happy to answer your questions. We take the time to get to know your health history and any concerns you may have about your vision.
Routine eye exams are an important part of your overall health as we can detect certain health conditions early. Our goal is to find you the right eyecare solution so you can see clearly and live comfortably.
We use the latest in eye testing technology that increases the efficiency and accuracy of our eye exams., The Vision-R 700 produces high-resolution images that can detect even the smallest changes in the eye, providing greater accuracy in diagnosing eye conditions.
Unlike traditional eye exams, the Vision-R 700 does not require dilation of the pupil, which means it is a non-invasive procedure that can be more comfortable for patients.
Our onsite 1HR lab can be incredibly convenient for patients who may have busy schedules or limited time for appointments. One of the primary benefits of a 1HR lab is that it is designed to provide you with a prescription in as little as one hour.
Because our 1HR lab is designed to be efficient, patients can find the eyecare solution they need as soon as possible, allowing them to get back to their daily routines more quickly.
The signs and symptoms of cataracts can vary depending on the size and location of the cataract. Some common signs and symptoms include:
If cataracts are detected during testing, your eye Refracting Optician and referring Opthamologist will work with you to determine the best course of treatment. In the early stages, changes to your glasses prescription or the use of anti-glare lenses may be sufficient to manage symptoms. However, as cataracts progress, surgery may be necessary to remove the cloudy lens and replace it with an artificial lens implant.
While there is no guaranteed way to prevent cataracts entirely, there are several measures you can take to reduce your risk of developing them and help promote good overall eye health. Here are some steps you can take:
Wear sunglasses that block 100% of UV rays when you are outside during the daytime.
If you smoke, quitting can help to reduce your risk of developing cataracts.
Consuming a diet rich in antioxidants, such as vitamins C and E, may help to prevent cataracts. Foods like leafy greens, nuts, and citrus fruits are excellent sources of these vitamins.
Health conditions such as diabetes and obesity have been linked to an increased risk of cataracts. Managing these conditions can help lower your risk.
Regular eye exams can help detect early signs of cataracts and other eye conditions, allowing for early treatment.