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Contact Lens Exams, Fittings, & Brands

Contact Lens Exams & Fittings

Comfortable Contacts Start With a Great Fit. Visit Us in North, South, & Downtown Calgary for Comprehensive Contact Lens Fittings

When it Comes to Contact Lens Comfort, the Details Matter

Our contact lens fitting exams are detailed and comprehensive, ensuring we get the information needed to properly fit your contacts. Proper lens fitting is critical in enjoying long-lasting contact lens comfort. Lenses that fit poorly can cause a host of problems, from red eyes to potential infection or physical damage.

We use the latest equipment available to take images and measurements of your eye’s shape and size, ensuring that the lenses we select are an ideal match.

While the level of detail we go into may be tiring for some, we know from over 35 years of contact lens fitting experience that it is needed to ensure the best possible health and comfort for your eyes.

When contacts were first introduced several decades ago, they were available for limited prescriptions and uses. Today, there is a contact lens available to accommodate nearly every prescription and application.

We can supply contacts in a variety of prescription strengths, including bifocal/multi-power configurations.

Contact lenses provide vision correction that is often as good or better than eyeglasses, and they do it without changing your appearance at all. If you can’t wear glasses for professional or personal reasons, or if you simply don’t want to wear glasses, contact lenses represent the ideal corrective lens solution.

What to Expect From Your Contact Lens Fitting

A general eye health exam

Contact lenses require healthy eyes, so before we set you up with new lenses, we assess your eyes to ensure that they are healthy and suitable for contact lenses. Learn more about our eye exams.

This is a critical component and is required before contact lenses will be prescribed. Wearing improperly fitted lenses or lenses not compatible with your eyes will not only be uncomfortable – it can put your eyes at risk. Certain eye diseases, such as dry eye syndrome, may prevent you from wearing contact lenses altogether.

We will show you how to properly insert and remove contact lenses. Many people find this process a little uncomfortable at first, but quickly gain confidence once we show them how.

We will also provide general care instructions, including how to properly clean and store your contact lenses.

Assuming everything goes well during your contact lens fitting, we will send you home with a trial pair of lenses. We will perform a few trials (if needed) to ensure we find the appropriate brand/prescription/type for you.

Barring the presence of a serious eye disease, the entire exam and fitting process should be completed within an hour.

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ACUVUE

The options are nearly endless when it comes to ACUVUE® brand contact lenses – the #1 contact lens brand in the world. Long lasting comfort and clear vision can be yours with contact lens in the ACUVUE® brand family. Choose from: 1 DAY ACUVUE® MOIST, ACUVUE® OASYS 1 DAY with Hydraluxe™ technology, ACUVUE® MOIST MULTIFOCAL, ACUVUE® VITA®, ACUVUE OASYS® … and more! Best of all, the entire ACUVUE® portfolio has industry-leading UV protection.

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Alcon

Alcon has one mission: to provide innovative products that enhance quality of life by helping people see better. Alcon is uniquely poised to serve every contact lens wearer by addressing the full life cycle of their needs.

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Bausch and Lomb

The company is one of the best-known and most respected healthcare brands in the world, offering the widest and finest range of eye health products including contact lenses and lens care products, pharmaceuticals, intraocular lenses and other eye surgery products.

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Cooper Vision

We create and execute innovation that is unmatched in the contact lens industry. There's much more to our story than that, however. In fact, you'll find that what sets us apart is how we approach our business. We collaborate. We listen. And, we enjoy what we do.

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Synergeyes

SynergEyes hybrid contact lenses transform vision for patients with astigmatism, presbyopia and irregular cornea conditions. Since the first generation of hybrid lenses came to market in 2005, the company has continued to develop and deliver advancements in hybrid contact lens technologies. Generation 2 lenses combine new high-Dk materials with more comfortable, vision-optimized designs. In 2015, several new products expand the vision possibilities for patients that will benefit from this leading technology.

Our Locations

We have three full-service locations in Downtown Calgary, Lake Bonavista and Huntington Hills.

Calgary Downtown

  • Monday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Friday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

Lake Bonavista

  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM*
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
  • *Note: This office is closed daily for lunch from 12 pm – 1 pm

Huntington Hills

  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM*
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
  • *Note: This office is closed daily for lunch from 12 pm – 1 pm
  • Monday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Friday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM*
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM*
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM*
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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