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Senior's Eye Health Exams | Airdrie Family Eye Doctors

Airdrie, AB / 403.912.2020

Seniors Eye Health Exam

Annual Eye Health Exams Become More Important With Age

Your body never stops changing. As you age, your eyes can change in ways that influence your vision. Visit us once a year for an eye health exam. We will make sure your eyes have everything they need to stay as healthy as possible. After all, don’t you want to see your golden years?

Book your next eye health exam today.

Screening For Eye Disease

Advanced age increases your chance of developing a number of eye conditions. We use our special diagnostic equipment to look for signs of these and other eye diseases.

Glaucoma is a disease typically associated with high intraocular pressure (IOP) causing damage to the optic nerve. Most cases of glaucoma develop slowly with no noticeable symptoms aside from a gradual loss of vision. By the time the patient realises their vision has changed, the disease has already caused significant permanent damage.

The best way to diagnose and treat glaucoma in the early stages is through regular eye health exams.

The macula is a small area of the retina responsible for seeing fine details in your central vision. As we age, deposits called drusen or scarring from damaged blood vessels can cause the macular tissue to start to decay. This is called age-related macular degeneration or AMD. As a result, patients begin to experience irreversible vision loss. Victims of AMD seldom notice any other symptoms.

The best way to diagnose and treat AMD in the early stages is through regular eye health exams.

Your eye’s natural lens is made of proteins and water. As we age, the proteins restructure, resulting in an increasingly cloudy and opaque lens. This is called a cataract, and it is one of the most common eye conditions. Cataracts can be reversed with a relatively simple surgery.

The best way to know when you can benefit from cataract surgery is through regular eye health exams.

Airdrie Family Eye Doctors offer direct billing with the following providers:

  • 1st Nations, 3M. AISH, Medavie Blue Cross,
  • Alberta Healthcare, Alberta Blue Cross, Canada Blue Cross
  • SSQ Financial group, Chamber of Commerce
  • Claims Xchange, Desjardins, Great West Life
  • Greenshield, Industrial Alliance
  • Manulife, Maximum Benefit- Johnston Group
  • RCMP, Securo-Vision, Standard Life
  • Steel Workers, Sunlife Financial 
  • Interim Federal Health program, Veterans Affairs

What to Expect From Us

Our Whole Team is Here for You

Your experience at Airdrie Family Eye Doctors doesn’t start in the exam room; it starts the moment you walk through the door. All of our team members make your satisfaction their personal responsibility. From the smiling faces at our front desks to our amazing doctors, to the wonderful optical staff, you will only encounter the most helpful and proactive people.

Thorough Testing

We have invested in some of the most advanced technology so that we can thoroughly evaluate your eye health. We will not only test your eye teaming, focus power, acuity, and field of vision; we will also look at the actual interior structure of the eyes; searching for any indication of eye diseases of conditions.

Helpful Answers

When we see a need, we meet it. That is why we always take the time to talk with our patients; answering whatever questions they have and ensuring they understand the current state of their eye health. We will always be honest and straightforward as we believe excellent communication is necessary to provide the best care.

Visit Our Main Street Practice in Airdrie

Airdrie Family Eye Doctors are located on main street south of the Tower Lane Mall Safeway. Come “see” us today! Or, feel free to call our clinic phone number.

Address:

Suite 600, 705 Main St S
Airdrie, AB T4B 3M2

Phone:

+1 403.912.2020

Email:

[email protected]

Hours:

Monday - Friday
Saturday

Sunday

8am - 8pm
9am - 4pm
Closed for Long Weekends
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