How often should I visit the optometrist?
It is recommended that you visit your optometrist on a yearly basis. In Alberta, those aged 0-19 and 65+ are covered for these annual exams by Alberta Health Care.
When should my child have their first eye exam?
In the younger years, proper visual development relies on clear, comfortable, binocular vision. therefore, we recommend that children begin their routine check-ups as early as 6 months, especially if there are any concerns due to t family history. No, babies aren't able to talk, but the optometrist can use his/her instruments to make sure age-appropriate eye development is occurring. however, if there is an concern due to ocular misalignment, white pupils, your child seems to favor one eye over the other, or your child struggles with visually demanding tasks, do make an appointment as soon as possible.
What if I just have a minor problem with my eye-- Should I see my GP or the optometrist?
For any concerns to your ocular health, visit your optometrist. These visits that fall outside "routine" are also covered by Alberta Health Care. Your optometrist has the equipment to investigate the concerns you have in more detail.
What payment options do you accept?
We accept cash, debit, visa, and mastercard. We are also set up to direct bill to the following insurance companies: Alberta Blue Cross, ASEBP, ARTA, Greenshield, Great West Life, IAP, Sunlife, Chamber of Commerce
234 Lethbridge Centre
200-4th Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4C9
Monday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Sat., Sun., Holidays: Closed