Customeyes Optometry

Eye Exams, Glasses, Contact Lenses

Take Proper Care of Your Vision

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Visit Your Local Optometrist in Edmonton or Barrhead

Welcome to CustomEyes Optometry!

As a full-scope vision care centre, our optometrist and staff help Edmonton and Barrhead families to see great and look great, too. It is our aim to help you achieve clear, healthy vision, and that means providing personalized, attentive care. CustomEyes Optometry has locations in Edmonton and Barrhead.

Our services include general eye care services, eye exams, an on-site lab, eyewear, and more.

Whatever your vision needs, you can be rest assured our optometrist will be available and ready to assist you. And, if you should ever require a referral to a local ophthalmologist in the Edmonton or Barrhead areas, we can help point you in the right direction.

A Friendly, Helpful Staff
Our optometrists (“eye doctors”), opticians, and staff can help you select the right eyewear and frame, and we’re always happy to provide feedback on which frame looks best on you.

Eye Exams for Children and Seniors
Preparing your child for school? Vision not what it used to be? CustomEyes Optometry offers eye exams for children over 3 years in age, as well as seniors!

On-Site Repairs and Prescription Lenses... in Hours!
If you already have your chosen eyewear in hand and it’s in need of prescription lenses or repairs, come to our on-site lab. A vast majority of prescriptions and repairs can be fulfilled in a short period of time — typically within hours! And, you can expect the same level of efficiency.

Plus, many types of eyeglass repairs are provided free of charge. It’s just CustomEyes Optometry’s way of saying ‘thank you’ for thinking of our team first for your family’s vision care needs.

As a family-operated practice, we are able to establish relationships with the patients we see. “Big box” optical chain stores, on the other hand, have high employee turnover and by-and-large see people as just another customer. We look forward to meeting you!


Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Through eye exams, eyeglass options, and contact lens fittings, we can help you maintain healthy vision.


Eye Exams for Kids, Adults and Seniors

Read about all the benefits that come with a professional eye exam.

Eye glasses

Find a New Look

We carry the hottest designs and designer frames, including Calvin Klein, Boss, Gucci, Ralph Lauren, Versace, and many more!

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Insurance Coverage for Visiting an Optometrist in Edmonton or Barrhead

If you aren’t sure what your health insurance coverage actually covers when it comes to eye care, go to CustomEyes Optometry with your coverage card. We’ll be able to tell you all about the benefits of your health insurance and what it allows. We’ll even make paying your coverage easier by letting you know whether or not you have access to direct billing.

Please note that we also deal with claims related to work injuries or workers’ compensation boards. If we missed your health plan, please don’t hesitate to phone us.

Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, Opticians…What’s the Difference?!

Many clients are confused with these three similar-sounding terms! Allow us to shed some light on them:

  1. Optometrists are who you see to get your eyes examined. They diagnose any vision-related ailments. Optometrists often write prescriptions for eyewear. They have a Doctorate of Optometry degree and may also have additional residency training.
  2. Ophthalmologist are surgeons and specialists. They have four years of medical school and residency on top of their Bachelor’s Degree. Seeing an ophthalmologist often requires a referral from an optometrist.
  3. Lastly, opticians follow instructions provided by optometrists to design, fit and adjust vision aids such as eyeglasses. Opticians cannot diagnose conditions or write prescriptions. Opticians are trained and licensed by a college.

Did You Know ? 

Newborn babies can’t make tears. They cry, but the actual tears don’t flow until babies are about four to 13 weeks old.

Professional Affiliations

CustomEyes Optometry

Edmonton Location

12534 132 Ave. NW

Edmonton, AB  T5L 3P9

Barrhead Location (Inside Barrhead Mall)

4929 50th Ave.

Box 4639, Suite E2

Barrhead, AB  T7N 1A5

P: 780-674-3435

F: 780-674-3439



Edmonton Hours
Monday: 11:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Tuesday – Friday: 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
By Appointment Only

Please note that Sunday hours are for eye exams only

*Please call office for doctor availability

Barrhead Hours
Monday – Friday: 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Closed Saturday and Sunday
*Eye appointments available on Mondays and Thursdays


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