Vision care is vital at all ages and we are always accepting new patients!
Children are recommended to have their first eye exam at 6 months of age! Children do not need to be able to read to have a comprehensive vision check.
Yearly eye exams are recommended for all school age children, as well as seniors.
Alberta health care covers the cost of routine eye exams for all children 18 and younger, and adults 65 or older. Medically necessary eye examinations for conditions like eye infections or injuries are covered for all Albertans.
We are happy to provide contact lens fittings of all types including specialty lenses for high prescriptionsand astigmatism. This includes multifocal contact lenses, Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) lenses, sclerallenses and specialty lenses for keratoconus and other corneal conditions.
Our office is not limited to certain brands or types of contact lenses. Our doctors fit the proper size and material for each individual Your eye health is the most important aspect of contact lens wear. Modern contact lens materials are much more resistant to drying out than they were in the past and many more patients are able to wear contact lenses successfully.
We do our best to accommodate same-day appointments for ocular emergencies such as injuries, infections, foreign bodies, or sudden vision loss.
Many of these medically-necessary visits are billed directly through Alberta Health Care. Please contact our office if you have an urgent problem with your eyes and we will have one of our optometrists see you as soon as possible.
Low vision is the term used to describe reduced eyesight that cannot be fully corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses or eye surgery.
We are happy to examine, counsel and recommend aids for patients with low vision. Common causes of low vision are hereditary conditions, ocular diseases (macular degeneration or glaucoma) or brain injuries (i.e. stroke).
We carry a wide range of prescription-ready sunglasses including Oakley, Maui Jim, Ray-Ban, Kate Spade and SPY.
Prescription sunglasses are a great addition to your eyewear wardrobe and a necessity in our beautiful, sunny Alberta climate.
Make sure to inquire about our excellent multi-pair discount when picking out your new glasses!
Our dispensary includes a large selection of prescription-ready safety glasses and we are an Eyesafe provider.
If your company is in need of an excellent program for prescription safety glasses or you would like more information please check out www.eyesafe.ca
Laser evaluations and referrals are provided at For Sight Vision Centre. Our doctors are trained to provide you with helpful information prior to surgery, evaluate if you are a good candidate, and help you decide if refractive surgery is right for you.
Many of our patients have received LASIK, PRK, Implantable Contact Lenses, and Refractive Lens Exchanges.
Following surgery, we are happy to comanage post-operative care with your ophthalmologist.
For Sight Vision Center has an on-site edging lab which allows us to make many prescriptions same-day or insert new lenses into your own frame on-site so you never have to be without your glasses.
For Sight Vision Centre is proud to offer the latest technology in retinal imaging. This is extremely useful in detecting and monitoring eye diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinal disease.
Our clinic uses high resolution retinal phtotography which uses a computer-integrated digial imaging system to record a detailed view of your retina. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) utilizes a scanning laser to analyze the layers of the retina and optic nerve for any signs of eye disease, similar to an CT scan of the eye.
This imaging technology allows our doctors to provide you with a state -of-the-art eye health assessment.
For Sight Vision Centre offers on-site visual field testing. Visual field testing is important for the monitoring of glaucoma, neurological disorders, and patients takin certain medications.
Bleph-Ex is a treatment used for patients with blepharitis, meibomian gland disfunction and dry eye disease. It is a painless in-office procedure to very precisely and carefully remove scurf and debris and exfoliate eyelids.
The optometrists at For Sight Vision Centre are happy to assess your eyes and determine if this treatment would be beneficial.