Did you know that using white eyeliner on your lower waterline can open up your eye area and instantly make you appear more alert? 👁️ ✨ This natural-looking yet effective trick is used in Hollywood 🎥 🕶️ by leading ladies and men alike! For best results, use a mineral-based eyeliner and to replace your makeup frequently to avoid irritation.
Heterochromia is a difference in the amount or type of pigmentation in the irises and does not harm the vision in any way. 👁️ 👓
Heterochromia can be complete, partial (pictured here), or central, and is usually be noticed at birth or shortly after.
If you notice "freckles" appearing in your iris as you age, this is a different type of pigmentation called a nevus, and it's always a good idea to book an eye appointment to confirm your eyes and vision are healthy 📞 403-286-4884
From roper boots to classic cowboy boots to modern ankle booties, from sundresses 👗 to shorts to jeans 👖, there are tons of ways to rock stampede style (and that's without going into hats 🤠 ). What are your go-to essentials and accessories? 🕶️ #CalgaryStampede#Sunglasses#Style
From sweat to unwanted glare, wearing glasses during the summer isn’t always comfortable. 🕶️☀️ Fortunately, we've got you covered! Check out the link in our bio ⬆️ for summer comfort hacks for glasses wearers!
Accessorize your #CanadaDay outfit with a pair of glasses or shades in red or white. To really make your eyes pop, try a sharp swipe of white eyeliner, or, if you're feeling bold, try a multihued burgundy smoky eye. If you're more of a lipstick fan, @MACCosmetics' shade "Proud To Be Canadian" is the perfect red for the occasion!
Tired of your glasses slipping or pinching? Just like your favourite jacket or dress, even glasses in the right size need a little customization to get the perfect fit! Learn about adjustments through the link in our bio, or come see us. We are located right next to Pearle Vision and Milestones on the North side of the mall.
This recent Business In Calgary article (http://bit.ly/BizCalgaryArticle) about the importance of eyewear highlights the necessity of the right protective eyewear in workplaces.
Did you know that Eyesafe, a non-profit prescription safety eyewear program administered by the Alberta Association of Optometrists, provides occupational safety eyewear? There is no cost for companies to sign up, and Eyesafe offers deeply discounted prices to their clients. Sign up today at eyesafe.ca!
When it comes to choosing glasses frames for men, face shape isn't all that determines what eyewear looks best. For example:
👓if you have longer hair, you can usually sport more angular frames, regardless of your features
👓if you have shorter hair and prefer a clean-shaven look, opt for frames that contrast with your face shape
👓if you have a full beard, rectangular or oblong frames will keep a balanced look
Click the link in our profile for more tips on choosing frames!
Join us tomorrow morning at Market Mall Optometry! In partnership with Pearle Vision, we're putting on a family event that spotlights eye health and gives you the chance to win fun prizes, including the two grand prizes up for grabs: contacts for a year, and a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses 🕶 Enjoy complimentary coffee ☕ and donuts 🍩, and ask us any questions you may have about eye health, eye care, or glasses👓--we can even schedule you a walk-in appointment on the spot!
Give Dad the gift of style--and better eyesight--this Father's Day.
For The Dad Who...
👓Looks For Durability - Titanium is lightweight, flexible, and tough. Plus, metal frames from flexon to stainless steel are definitely having a style moment.
👓Favours Style - Acetate frames come in a wide variety of shapes, colours, and weights. Classic black never goes out of style, and lighter hues are currently on-trend.
👓Loves Sports - Sports frames are rugged, designed to withstand wear, tear, and the elements. Some even have transition lenses for sun protection.
If you'll be gifting frames for prescription glasses, it's essential to get the measurements beforehand. However, if you don't want to spoil the surprise, you can't go wrong with a set of trendy sunglasses!
From Audrey Hepburn's tortoise frames, to Clark Kent's distinctive spectacles; from John Lennon's iconic round frames to Maverick's aviators; and from Ryan Gosling's Geek Chic look to Oprah Winfrey's bold frames, glasses are a distinctive way to show personality.
Glasses have been around for about seven centuries, but early versions were only worn by monks and scholars. It wasn’t until the invention of the printing press in 1452, and an increase in literacy, that the demand for eyewear grew as well.
Eyewear today not only improves vision, but protects it, while adding flare and boldness to your style. Think of the famous faces mentioned above: the right set of flattering frames can be your trademark.
Come see us for all your vision needs. Our very own Dr. Zain Jivraj designed a line of glasses for petite faces--check them out at @SolOptix!
A routine eye exam can help detect signs of serious health conditions, like diabetes, a brain tumor, high cholesterol, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Get in touch with us at 403-286-4884 to schedule an appointment!