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Located in Woodbine Square, Calgary

Call (403) 640-0606 to schedule an eye exam

Overview

Macular degeneration (also called AMD, ARMD, or age-related macular degeneration) is an age-related condition in which the most sensitive part of the retina, called the macula, starts to break down and lose its ability to create clear visual images. The macula is responsible for central vision – the part of our sight we use to read, drive and recognize faces. So although a person's peripheral vision is left unaffected by AMD, the most important aspect of vision is lost.

AMD is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in Americans of ages 65 and older. And because older people represent an increasingly larger percentage of the general population, vision loss associated with macular degeneration is a growing problem.

It's estimated that more than 1.75 million U.S. residents currently have significant vision loss from AMD, and that number is expected to grow to almost 3 million by 2020.

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COVID-19 Update – Effective June 3, 2020, updated November 25, 2020

Woodbine Optometry is providing complete eye care services and is open Mondays to Saturdays.

We will be maintaining reduced patient volume as well as rigorous disinfection protocols and safety measures. We are also asking our patients to help us in keeping everyone safe.

Please CLICK HERE for further details on what to expect when you come to see us.

Thank you for trusting us with your eye care needs!