Frames & Lenses in Calgary

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Revitalize Your Style

If you’re looking for a stylish new way to reinvent your look, why not consider a new pair of glasses?

Our wide selection of designer frames is sure to have something perfectly suited to your unique taste, so visit the team at Downtown Vision Care today or request an appointment to update your prescription.

Lenses for Any Occasion

There is so much more to your lenses than just clear vision. We proudly offer a range of lens treatment options to help enhance your eyewear experience. 

Whether you spend most of your days out in the sun, in front of a computer, or just relaxing with friends in our scenic Rockies, we have a lens treatment for you. Ask about our selection when you visit us.

The Right Eyewear for the Job

Downtown Vision Care carries a robust inventory of specialty and safety eyewear including prescription swim and Zeal ski goggles.

We also take part in the Eyesafe OVC safety glasses program to help ensure your employees have access to protective eyewear for any jobsite.

Visit Us Today

Our team is ready to enhance your eyewear experience with the help of our knowledgable staff and stylish frame selections. If you have your prescription, please visit us today—or book an appointment to update your prescription.

Our Brands

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Alain Mikli

Provocative and energetic colors paired with innovative designs, the Alain Mikli eyewear collection is known to turn heads. From Elton John to Kanye West, this luxurious line of fashion eyewear has something for everyone.

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BVLGARI

With over 130 years in business, the name exemplifies Italian excellence. Emboldened by 2,700 years of Roman history, Bulgari honors its rich past with modern designs. Known for stylistic audacity and a penchant for color, Bulgari pieces are immediately recognizable.

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celine

When you want to make a statement, reach for a pair of Celine’s sunglasses. Modern takes on aviators and cat-eye frames that are certain to make you stand out in a crowd. These are not for the faint of heart or wallflowers - these are get-you-noticed-sunglasses.

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Dior

Exclusive creations crafted with charm and elegance define the Dior brand. Eyeglasses and sunglasses made with cutting-edge material that epitomizes modern elegance with optimal protection.

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DITA

You can’t literally see the teams of designers, research and development, or the number of months it took to make a pair of DITA frames. But you will always feel its presence when you hold it in your hands. Which is why DITA’s design and manufacturing standards are regarded as the benchmark by which all other luxury eyewear brands are judged. Founded in 1995, DITA reinvented eyewear by transcending its conventions, creating a discreet luxury with product ranging from bold character frames to new interpretations of timeless shapes through innovative technology. With over 20 years in design and partners at the highest levels of manufacturing, DITA’s expertise is unparalleled, earning a coveted reputation as a true leader in optical innovation. DITA has had the unique pleasure of serving the world’s most discerning clientele, challenging the old guard, and forging singular relationships within culture, style, sport, and entertainment; affirming the brands position as individual as the product it creates.

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Dutz

Dutz Eyewear emerged in The Netherlands in 2005. They focus on the adventurous styles that their customers desire. Aiming to be different from the rest, the Dutz eyeglass frame collection provides a myriad of unique shapes, colors, and patterns.

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Etnia Barcelona

Independent brand of eyewear that has created a wide range of colors and designs for everyone who wants to express themselves: Impersonality kills.

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Evatik

Cloaked in an aura of mystery, EVATIK offers an eyewear expression that embodies the fusion of innovative design and technology. High-quality fabrications, lightweight materials, and unique applications result in a collection designed to keep you staring.

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Face A Face

Far from standardized fashion diktats and conformist trends, each collection asserts its artistic temperament, drawing its inspiration from the sources of Modern Art, architecture and contemporary design FACE A FACE frames are developed within the design studio directed by Pascal Jaulent resembling small subtle pieces of architecture, playing with volumes, shapes, material and textures.

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Flexon

Technologically advanced memory metal. Designed to stay in adjustment. More durable than other materials. A lightweight, comfortable, and extensive selection of styles.

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FYSH

FYSH UK encourages you to express and embrace your individuality. Our frames are inspired by the beauty of the sea and the latest trends, with fluid styling, brilliant colors, and creative textures that let your personality shine through.

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IC Berlin

The collection of ic! Berlin eyewear features a patented screwless hinge system, ensuring your glasses will never loosen over their lifetime. This German luxury brand has created the perfect combination of fashion and function.

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Kliik

For men and women who understand the connection between who they are and how they're perceived. Because style is about much more than just a look, it is an opportunity to make a statement.

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KREWE

At KREWE, we lead with design and let culture drive the rest. Inspired by the endless diversity of life around us, we infuse that same creative energy and spirit into every pair of our exceptional, hand-crafted frames — giving you the freedom to #DoYou and, of course, enjoy the sun.

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LA Eyeworks

Founded in 1979 as a single storefront on Melrose Ave in Los Angeles, LA Eyeworks today shares their influential designs with a global network of opticians and retailers.

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Lamarca

Lamarca uses five words to define their eyewear: exciting, poetic, appealing, stylish, and original. The result of this combination is a collection that’s as unique as it is beautiful. They build their frames with meticulous attention to the long history of hand-crafting in Italy for a look you that’s fun and functional.

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Lightec

A combination of lightness and technology for immediate comfort: LIGHTEC optical frames and sunglasses are made entirely from stainless steel, with an exclusive screwless flex hinge system.

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Lindberg

Everything we do is steeped in the Danish design tradition of discreet, classic elegance and carefully considered simplicity. LINDBERG designs have won dozens of prestigious design awards.

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lowercase

The unparalleled quality of Lowercase frames comes from an intimate knowledge of the crafting process: our team has a level of specialty that comes only with extensive training and a commitment to the craft of eyewear.

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Maui Jim

Maui Jim is the fastest growing maker of premium polarized sunglasses, prescription sunglasses, and ophthalmic frames in the world! It all began in Lahaina, Hawaii, with a need for sunglasses that could eliminate the harsh Hawaiian glare without distorting the colors of the island scenery. Today, Maui Jim also produces stunning, high-quality ophthalmic frames.

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MODO

MODO is dedicated to consistently designing eyewear that blends effortless minimalism with harmonious functionality. Their creative inspiration is found in the cities MODO resides in: New York, Milano, and Stockholm. Inventive technology and colorful designs achieve a highly unique collection of beautiful frames.

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Mykita

The embodiment of zeitgeist appeal, Mykita glasses are distinguished by their progressive approach to form, surface, and construction. Each piece is handcrafted from modern designs fused with advanced technology to create a refined and distinctive aesthetic.

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Nano Vista

Childs eyewear has to be durable and straightforward. Colours and designs that catch the attention of any young wearer are also a plus. Nanovista’s line of eyewear caters to children throughout the age range, with features like flexible hinges and strong materials standard on every pair.

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Oakley

Oakley invents each new product with a design philosophy called sculptural physics: the discipline of solving problems with science and wrapping them in art. Supported by an infrastructure that includes the latest tools of technology, Oakley engineers and artisans continue to expand the company’s array of product categories.

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OGA

A MOREL company.  OGA has a Scandinavian spirit, combining masculine design and functionality.  The comfort of the frames in no way compromises the sleek original design.  MOREL is an award-winning global French company, with OGA as one of its top brands.

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Oliver Peoples

Since its founding in 1987, Oliver Peoples has carried forward its authentic brand, focusing on superior craftsmanship and timeless designs. Any piece in the infamous Oliver Peoples Collection will bring an old-style Hollywood feel to your daily ensemble.  With an iconic look like Oliver Peoples, it is no surprise that their frames have made it to the big screen, sported by Uma Thurman in Kill Bill and Pierce Brosnan in Die Another Day.

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Orgreen

Cool, high-end Danish designs. They are handcrafted to perfection in Japan. In a unique universe of colors and cool styles - from edgy to iconic.

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OTP

We're our One True Pair! OTP features modern structures and shapes for a fluid and weightless feel. Retro-inspired thin metal and translucent handmade acetate define the collection with a distinct color scheme of classic metallic trends paired with soft neutrals.

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Porsche Design

Sleek, timeless, technical luxury. The Porsche Design eyewear collection features functional styling blended with innovative technology. Each frame is engineered to provide luxurious comfort built to the highest standards.

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Prada

Innovation is at the core of Prada's success, with no sector escaping the Group's avante garde approach.  Prada casts its creative eye beyond the boundaries of fashion, including art, architecture, cinema and culture as a key reference to the brand's core values.  Prada eyewear is exemplary of the company's well maintained and well-deserved status associated with the brand.

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Prodesign Denmark

Founded in Denmark in 1973, Prodesign eyewear is a brand centered around quality, function, and design. With comprehensive knowledge of optics, Prodesign frames are shaped and refined to fit your unique expression. Offering a variety of styles to choose from, their craftsmanship aims to give everyone a unique addition to their personal style through innovative eyewear.

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Ray-Ban

Ray-Ban has always been durable, comfortable, and attractive from the vintage classics to the present-day trendy frames. From celebrities to your friends, Ray-Ban is always a favorite.

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Starck

The passion and precision of architect Philippe Starck drives the functionality and design of each frame in this line of eyewear. Since 1996, the frames in this collection feature technology pioneered by Starck himself; Biolink, a screw-less hinge that allows 360-degree range of movement by mimicking the biomechanical movements of the human body. Fashion and functionality really can work together harmoniously.

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Superflex

From traditional to trendy, the Superflex collection boasts over 90 styles to choose from in a vast array of ladies', men's, unisex, and children's eyewear. An American brand with quality, selection, and style at the forefront, Superflex provides a frame selection for every member of the family at down-to-earth prices.

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Tiffany

Tiffany Eyewear offers an elegant outlook on style with impeccable craftsmanship and unexpected details. Their iconic jewelry collections inspire many of these exclusive designs.

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Tom Ford

Tom Ford is the first true luxury brand of the 21st century and places a priority on delivering the highest quality product and the greatest standard of service.

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Woow Eyewear

WOOW was created as a collection under Face à Face and has now grown into a strong individual brand for the young and bold, sold in more than 40 countries across the world.

Our Location

Our Address

  • #243, 414 3 St S.W.
  • Calgary, AB T2P 1R2

Contact Information

Hours Of Operation

  • Monday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

PARKING AVAILABLE

Parking is available in the Calgary Place Parkade. Entrance is off 4th Ave. across from the Keg. Be sure to take a ticket when you enter and we’ll provide a voucher for the time of your visit.

Our Blog

Check out our Blog for news updates and eye care tips!

How Long Does Eye Strain Last?

Eye Health

Screen use is hard for many of our patients to avoid, and is in many cases essential to daily life. Whether you’re working late into the night on your next project or unwinding by watching multiple episodes of your favourite show, your risk of experiencing digital eye strain can increase. Eye strain can last for […]

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June 3, 2024
Dr. Sherri Norris

What Is a Dry Eye Exam?

Dry Eye

If you’ve ever felt a burning or stinging sensation in your eyes while going about daily tasks, you may have experienced dry eye disease. It’s one of the most common eye conditions and can affect nearly anyone. So, what can you do? The first step to any treatment is uncovering the cause. A dry eye […]

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January 25, 2024
Dr. Sherri Norris

Can Diabetic Eye Problems Be Reversed?

Eye Health

In case you’re not familiar, diabetes is a condition where your body either doesn’t produce enough insulin or can’t effectively use the insulin it does produce. This leads to high blood sugar levels, which can cause many of health problems if left unchecked. This includes your eyes. Unfortunately, many of the most common diabetic eye […]

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January 20, 2024
Dr. Sherri Norris
Selection of frames at Downtown Vision Care in Calgary.

Screen use is hard for many of our patients to avoid, and is in many cases essential to daily life. Whether you’re working late into the night on your next project or unwinding by watching multiple episodes of your favourite show, your risk of experiencing digital eye strain can increase. Eye strain can last for […]

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Young female patient getting an eye exam at Downtown Vision Care in Calgary.

If you’ve ever felt a burning or stinging sensation in your eyes while going about daily tasks, you may have experienced dry eye disease. It’s one of the most common eye conditions and can affect nearly anyone. So, what can you do? The first step to any treatment is uncovering the cause. A dry eye […]

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Logo outside the main entrance of Downtown Vision Care.

In case you’re not familiar, diabetes is a condition where your body either doesn’t produce enough insulin or can’t effectively use the insulin it does produce. This leads to high blood sugar levels, which can cause many of health problems if left unchecked. This includes your eyes. Unfortunately, many of the most common diabetic eye […]

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