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Edmonton, Alberta T6L 6K3,

P: (780) 462-7500 | Fax: 780-466-2015

 Please be aware, due to construction, 28 Avenue onto Hewes Way is reduced to a single lane with traffic control. Please use 23 Avenue onto Hewes Way.

 

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Monday:   9:00 am -  5:00 pm
Tuesday:  12:00 pm -  8:00 pm
Wednesday:   12:00 pm -  8:00 pm
Thursday:   9:00 am -  5:00 pm
Friday:   9:00 am -  5:00 pm
Sat. & Sun.: CLOSED
                        

 

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The sun does some amazing things.  It plays a role in big helping our bodies to naturally produce Vitamin D. In fact, many people who work indoors are directed to take Vitamin D supplements because of lack of exposure to the sunshine. 

But being in the sun has risks, as well...

If sunglasses are not worn, there is a greater risk for cataracts or skin cancers of the eyelids. It is important to know that not all sunglasses are made alike. UV A, B, and C rays are the harmful rays that sunglasses need to protect us from.

However, many over the counter sunglasses do not have UV protection built into the lenses, which can actually cause more damage especially in children. 80% of sun exposure in our lives comes in childhood. Without UV protection in sunglasses, when the pupil automatically dilates more behind a darker lens, more of the sun's harmful rays are let in.

The whole point is that consumers should be aware that it is vital to buy sunwear that has UV protection built into the lenses. Polarized sun lenses protect the eyes from the sun as well as from glare from the road and water.

Fisherman love polarized lenses because you can see the fish right through the water. People who boat also claim their vision is better because glare off the water is reduced.

There are so many reasons to wear good sunglasses!  Plus, they just look fabulous!

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Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide comprehensive, personalized, vision care utilizing state of the art instruments and technology.

Vision Statement:

Our Vision is our patients, whose needs are met by a dedicated, enthusiastic team committed to providing the best professional service possible.

Our Goal:

Our goal is to educate our patients, about their eye health and visual needs for a lifetime.