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

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Category: Glasses

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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Do Glasses Make Your Eyes Worse?

A man holding a book and unable to read clearly due to farsightedness.

The myth that eyeglasses make your vision worse may stem from the general trajectory that eyeglass prescriptions become stronger over time. While it’s true that your eyes may need a stronger prescription at your next eye exam, it can be the result of many factors: age, genetics, lifestyle choices, or other causes. As you age, […]

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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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