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Trusted In Calgary For Children's Eye Exams

Child eye exams are absolutely crucial! A child’s first eye examination should be at the age of 6 months, then yearly after that. Children's eye examinations are fully covered by Alberta Health Care up to the age of 19 years. The primary goal of an eye exam at 6 months of age is to screen for any serious eye conditions such as eye turns, genetic conditions affecting the back of the eye or cancer of the eye. Those conditions that can be treated must be treated right away to avoid any progression. Once the child gets older, then their eye exam is focused more towards eye teaming abilities, eye movement abilities and their prescription, while keeping a close eye on their eye health each year. At Urban Eyecare, we love seeing children of all ages. We use specialized child-friendly equipment to help examine all aspects of a child’s vision and eye health. Dr. Palki Arora has undergone additional training to focus on child vision and development, she is board certified in Vision Therapy.

Alberta Health Care covers eye exams for children every year!
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CHILD EYE EXAM

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FAQ

What If My Child Is Not Complaining About Their Eyesight?

Studies have shown that 1 in 4 school-aged children have a vision problem. This can be related to their visual acuity, eye focusing or eye teaming skills. Often, children do not complain of any visual problems. This makes it even more important to get their routine eye exams every year. Eye problems in children include blurry vision, eye strain, eye pain, double vision, dry eyes etc. If left untreated, eye problems in children can start impacting their school performance or can sometimes be misdiagnosed as behavioural problems such as ADHD and dyslexia.

How Can You Check Young Children’s Eyes Before They Can Read Letters?

Our clinic has specialized child-friendly equipment that helps our Calgary optometrists check their eyes without them saying a single word! Our optometrists are thoroughly experienced in examining children and take pride in their skills for providing a fun and friendly environment for your child’s eye exam in Calgary.

How Can You Check Young Children’s Eyes Before They Can Read Letters?

Our clinic has specialized child-friendly equipment that helps our Calgary optometrists check their eyes without them saying a single word! Our optometrists are thoroughly experienced in examining children and take pride in their skills for providing a fun and friendly environment for your child’s eye exam in Calgary.

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WHY CHOOSE US?

EXPERTS IN EYE HEALTH

We use state-of-the-art equipment to provide the most comprehensive experience

HIGH QUALITY PRODUCTS

Our quality products help our patients achieve both clear and comfortable vision for as long as possible

CUSTOM
SERVICE

We work with you to find the right frame and lenses that are best suited for your visual needs

FRIENDLY OPTOMETRISTS

Our optometrists go above and beyond to make specific recommendations for you and to answer all your questions
Reviews & Ratings
Rod Robideau
23:38 20 Jul 18
What a great experience. My first eye exam in years and the staff were all very helpful, polite, professional and super friendly. All options were explained and answered as well as all the questions I had. They have a great selection of frames at reasonable prices. I’d recommend Urban Eyecare to any and all!!!read more
Chinazor Okafor
17:38 23 Jun 18
It was an awesome experience. Never knew what I was getting myself into until I came to the clinic, Dr Arora and her team of staff were very kind, patient and well grounded in the eye business. They made me felt at home, gave a thorogh examination of my eyes and now I can see better. The cost is also awesome, well affordable in comparison with others and the quality of care rendered.read more
Shama Gagnon
23:01 16 Jun 18
The doctor was very knowledgable and kind. I felt that my exam was very thorough and she explained why I was experiencing issues with my sight. The staff at the front were so nice and helped me pick out my first pair of glasses. They looked up my coverage for me and took care of the direct billing.My glasses seemed pricey but I have no idea what is normal. I would recommend this place for the service!!read more
ANNE BERGER
22:13 08 Nov 17
I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!! I work close to Urban Eyewear so decided to check them out. Eye exam was VERY comparably priced to Costco and others. Eye dilation is covered under Alberta health care (Which I know my mom was just charged extra at her optometrist for the dilation) Roxana and Dr Marsh are awesome. Roxana was very helpful in helping me find the right pair and such a sweet heart she is!!!!!! I will keep my business at URBAN EYEWEAR FOR SURE!read more
Tyler Flaro
15:26 15 Oct 17
I will definitely be coming back Roxana was very informative and help me pick out the perfect pair glasses for work an home. This store has the best quality but what out shines the stores unique designer brands is the sales persons who helped me and had the knowledge an understanding of the product. 10/10 told all my work buddys to stop in :)read more
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Jordan Grimard
13:11 21 Nov 18
I brought back a pair of very expensive Maui Jim’s because I had scratched them and then the scratch had turned into a crack. They recommended that I send them back to the factory to see if it was a manufacturer defect. A few weeks later, I got the call and picked up what I think was a brand new pair. Although it cost me 15 dollars for shipping, it was definitely worth it! The service was great, and I would definitely go here again for all my eye care needs.read more
Jenn Mckenna
21:27 20 Aug 18
Hands down the best eyecare specialist I have been to. The staff is beyond helpful and very friendly. Huge thanks to Nicole for going above and beyond with helping me out. The staff and optometrists are knowledgable and go far beyond to make sure every customer is taken care of. Thanks gals for everything you do it's very much always appreciated .read more
Krista Finlayson
18:50 22 Jun 18
So this is a local shop for me and I love it! They are so friendly, helpful and kind. I went in to look for Maui Jim Sunglasses. They didn't have the color I liked so they sat me down and went on the computer and customized sunglasses for me! This was on a Tuesday and by Thursday they had called and they were in! Went and picked them up in a pretty bag with a full size glass cleaner! I'm definately going to be using them for my kids and my eye checkups! Great service and Great people!!read more
MexicanBatmanGAMES
20:06 07 Jun 18
I came in to look for a new pair of sunglasses at an affordable price. The ladies at the front were very helpful and gave me honest opinions on the glasses I was trying on. They made the experience very enjoyable and I ended up leaving with a pair of Gucci sunglasses that were at an extremely affordable price!read more
Michelle Dufoe
00:09 29 May 18
Very inviting atmosphere, the ladies that work there are awesome, very friendly and nice to work with. Great selection of glasses and contact lenses. They helped me get fitted with a new set of contacts that will better fit my lifestyle. I’ll definitely be going back for glasses and will be referring family and friends. Highly recommend Urban Eyecare!read more
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