Urban Optique
4935 40 Ave NW #132 Calgary AB T3A 2N1 (403) 286-4142

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Category: Eyewear

How to Tell if Sunglasses Are Polarized

A woman's left hand holding a pair of pink-tinted sunglasses up to a view of a sunset over a lake.

If you’ve spent time outdoors, you’ve likely heard about polarized sunglasses. These lenses are not just a fashion statement; they can offer tangible benefits that enhance your outdoor experience. Whether you’re hiking, fishing, or simply strolling through the city, understanding how to tell if your sunglasses are polarized can make a significant difference in comfort […]

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How to Read Prescriptions for Glasses

An optometrist smiling and holding prescription glasses.

Getting your glasses prescription can be an exciting part of getting a comprehensive eye exam—until you actually look at the prescription paper. What are those initials? What do all those numbers mean?  Glasses prescriptions typically include several figures and categories eye doctors use to determine the right prescription for your vision needs. Correctly reading your […]

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Can You Get Contacts for Nearsightedness?

A woman is holding a contact lens on the tip of her right index finger and placed close to her left eye.

Nearsightedness is a refractive error your eye doctor is likely very familiar with—an estimated 30% of Canadians have it. Optometrists commonly correct this condition with glasses, but what about contact lenses? Can you get contacts for nearsightedness? Continue reading to learn more about nearsightedness, including if you can get contact lenses to correct this refractive […]

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Our Location

Located on the main floor of the Market Mall professional building. Providing eye exams, in-stock contact lenses and over 2,000 frames from over 40 brands of eyeglasses. Free parking is available for this Northwest Calgary location.


4935 40 Ave NW #132
Calgary AB, T3A 2N1

Contact Information

  • Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Dr. Russ Reisner
  • Dr. David Schmidt
  • Dr. Pri Tawar
  • Dr. Nevin McIvor
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