10908-107 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta
An Edmonton Optometrist Clinic
We acknowledge that you have a world of choices for your eyecare and eyewear. At the Alberta Eye Health Clinic we offer personalized service and a team approach that provides you with the total experience. Using our combined knowledge and judgement we strive to ensure you see your best now and into the future.
Our eye doctors ensure your eyesight will receive the best in modern care. Our building has corneal, retinal, cataract and glaucoma surgeons for no hassle referrals in the event you require a specialist appointment.
All of our doctors will take the time to make certain we fully understand what issues are bothering your vision and that you fully understand the state of your eyes and what can be done to help you see your best today and tomorrow. We pride ourselves on taking the extra time to get it right.
We direct bill your insurance company for you (Alberta Blue Cross, Great West Life, Sun Life, Green Shield, and most unions (see more insurances)
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Eyeglasses - Contact Lenses - Eye Exams
Routine Eye Exams - Urgent Care Visits
Disease and Treatment: One of the key components in preserving your vision is a regular eye exam. Unfortunately some eye conditions, such as glaucoma, present absolutely no warning signs. During a routine eye exam, your doctor will check the pressures inside your eye as well as look for any damage which may be occurring in the retina. Other factors that can help prevent serious eye disease include protecting your eyes from the sun, monitoring your blood pressure, controlling your blood glucose levels, eating foods high in antioxidants and not smoking cigarettes.
Children: A frequently asked question we receive is "What age should my child have their first eye exam?". It comes to a surprise to many to hear that we suggest you have your child's eyes checked at six months of age. Although infants cannot talk, we can still determine their prescription, ensure their eyes are in proper alignment, and look for any early eye disease. Follow up examinations should occur at two years of age and again prior to beginning kindergarten. All children's eye services are covered by Alberta Health Care until their 19th birthday.
Lasik Surgery: Another commonly asked question we hear is "Am I a candidate for Lasik surgery or Contact Lenses?". Please see our section called Medical Services which outlines some of the considerations we need to address before making a decision.
All medical eye care is now covered through Alberta Health Care at our clinic regardless of your age. If you are having an eye problem please feel free to contact our office for more details on this program. This is the first step prior to specialist referral in Alberta.
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