Worried about your vision, your child’s, your parent’s? One of the best ways to maintain healthy vision and clear sight is through regular eye exams with an optometrist. But, where should you go?
There are many places you could get your eyes checked out at, but if you want to be sure that you’ll be covered throughout Alberta, you should turn to Customeyes Optometry! We offer comprehensive eye exams for Edmonton and Barrhead families.
If it’s been some time since your last examination, give us a call to schedule an eye exam in Edmonton or Barrhead.
When to Book an Eye Exam
Determining whether you need an eye exam depends on several factors: your age, vision history, change in health or medications, as well as the length of time that’s passed since your last examination. To ensure a lifetime of healthy vision, we’ve provided a rough guide that you can follow:
Infants and toddlers
(6 months to 3 years)
Get their first eye exam between the ages of six months and three years.
(3 to 19 years)
Get an exam once a year.
(20 to 64 years)
Visit an optometrist every one to two years.
(65 years and up)
Visit an optometrist every year.
Pediatric Eye Exams
As Alberta Health Care covers annual eye exams for infants, toddlers, and school-age children below 19 years of age, you don’t have to worry about having to budget their eye care in.
During their first exam, we will assess your children for the following issues so that we can quickly treat them before the vision gets worse:
To make sure we can detect any problems adults might have with their vision, we conduct the following assessments during our eye exams:
If further testing is needed, we can also provide the following tests during an adult eye exam:
We offer referrals for LASIK if necessary.
Senior Eye Exams
Alberta Health Care covers any senior’s annual eye exams to give us a better chance of quickly treating any of the following issues that are of high risk to seniors:
For more information about our eye exams in Edmonton or Barrhead, please call us.
Did You Know?
We can’t transplant eyeballs yet because the optic nerve is too delicate to reconstruct.
Every one of us has a small blind spot in the back of our retina where the optic nerve attaches.
However, our eyes work synchronously to fill out that blind spot.