Emergency Eye Care in Calgary

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Decide to Act

Your decision to act quickly could mean the difference between preserving sight and permanent vision loss. Regardless of the issue, please contact our team to get help addressing the problem.

If your emergency occurs outside our business hours, call Health Link at 811, find an optometrist that is open close to you, or visit your nearest emergency room.

Safety is Key

We’re proud to carry a range of protective eyewear brands to keep your eyes safe whether you’re at work, at school, or playing sports.

We also work with the Eyesafe OVC safety glasses program to help employers keep their staff safe on any jobsite. To learn more, contact our team today.

Common Eye Emergencies

Regardless of the type of emergency you experience, it’s important to speak to a medical professional for help. Some of the most common eye emergencies include:

  • Pink Eye
  • Sudden onset flashes and floaters
  • Sudden vision loss
  • Foreign object in the eye
  • Eye pain and sensitivity to light
  • Scratches & cuts
  • Ultraviolet radiation exposure
  • Chemical exposure to the eye
  • Blunt injuries
  • Post-surgery problems

Contact Us Today

If you or someone you know is experiencing an eye emergency, please act quickly. Get the help you need immediately and book an appointment now.

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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