Spring Time Allergy Eye Tips

For those who suffer from seasonal allergies, Springtime blooms mean red, itchy, watery eyes, and blurred vision. We’ve gathered some tips to help you enjoy the best of the season 💐. 👒Wear Sunglasses and a Hat! Wearing polarized lenses and a hat when spending time outdoors can protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV...

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Staff Training and Meeting Closures (UPDATED)

We believe learning is a lifelong endeavour, which is why we occasionally take the afternoon off for staff training! Our next training closure will be on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 26, starting at 12:30pm. Update: Our staff training has been rescheduled, so we’re open as usual on February 26! Our monthly staff meeting takes place...

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Overcoming Light Sensitivity for Contact Lens Wearers

From computer screens, to fluorescent lights (and as we recently learned, gleaming white snow) many of us spend our days surrounded by bright light. Prolonged exposure means hours of squinting, eye strain and headaches. Did you know a whopping 64% of contact lens wearers are bothered by bright light on a daily basis? If you...

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Family Day Long Weekend Hours

Happy Family Day! No matter what family means to you, we hope you enjoy the day. We’ll be closed today, Monday February 18 but look forward to seeing you tomorrow!

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Welcome Baby Maverick!

We’re excited to announce a brand new member into the Royal Oak Optometry family! On  January 2, optician Crystal welcomed her son Maverick into the world. What a cutie, congratulations! 😍

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Holiday Hours and Monthly Meeting Closure

Holiday season is upon us, and with it, come a couple schedule changes. Take note of some early closures, and holiday hours too. December 15 closing at 3:00 p.m. for our Christmas party 🎉 December 19 closed between 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. for our monthly staff meeting. December 24 early closure at 1:00 p.m. December 25 and...

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Early Close and Monthly Meeting

Please note, we’ll be closing early at 3pm on Saturday, October 27. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause! We will also be close for our monthly meeting on Wednesday, October 31 from noon-1:30pm.

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Halloween Eye Safety

Are you ready for Halloween? If you’re thinking of spicing up your look with decorative contact lenses, keep in mind that they must be worn with a prescription, fitted by an eye care professional. Off-the-shelf decorative lenses can lead to a host of scary outcomes, including: 💀 Scratches or sores on the surface of the eye 🧟 Infection...

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Schoolgirl in Vietnam benefits from Optometry Giving Sight and gets a free eye exam and a pair of glasses.

Are you ready to change a life?

Today is World Sight Day! Coordinated by Optometry Giving Sight, this fundraising initiative unites the global optometric community and helps end avoidable blindness and vision impairment. Together we can make a bigger impact.   We’ll be collecting donations in-store on behalf of Optometry Giving Sight throughout the month of October. Your gift will have an...

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Thanksgiving Hours

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Royal Oak Optometry. We are so grateful for our clients; it’s an honour to provide eye care to the Royal Oak community and beyond.   Please note, we will be closed on:   🦃 Sunday, October 7 🦃 Monday, October 8   🥧 We are open on Saturday,...

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