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15277 Castledowns Rd., Edmonton

C$16.40 for $220 Worth of Glasses (C$320 Value)

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Multilingual staff helps clients choose prescription lenses and designer frames from labels such as Coach, Versace, and Micheal Kors

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3 ratings1 reviews
October 24, 2020
Staff were excellent!
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September 25, 2020
Friendly staff
3 ratings2 reviews
July 13, 2020
The ladies were very friendly and helpful finding me glasses that I really liked. I would definately recommend them to anyone who is looking for new glasses.
4 ratings2 reviews
August 28, 2019
Amazing service and people there. Highly recommend this place!
1 ratings1 reviews
May 31, 2019
The entire staff at the office were fantastic from the moment I arrived. Very helpful, and sincere!
21 ratings10 reviews
May 28, 2019
Gladys is extremely helpful reccomending and selecting glasses!
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May 25, 2019
The ladies are very sweet and thoughtful. Very professional! I won’t go anywhere else from now on ! The doctor also took her time explaining a lot. Thanks ladies.
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May 8, 2019
Our optometrist is so wonderful! She takes the time to figure out family history and ensure we do the proper testing each year. But the gem of Castledowns is Gladys! She is amazing and has the best personality and sharpest eye for frames that will fit perfectly and finds all her options. Plus she always builds the most protected lenses available for the cost each patient can afford. An Expert!
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The Deal

  • C$16.40 for $220 worth of Glasses (C$320 value)

20/20 Vision: An Imperfect Ratio

.Read on to find out what the 20/20 vision metric really means.

Possessing 20/20 vision may be considered perfect, a level of visual acuity reserved for Navy pilots and the bald eagles that train them, but in fact it’s not even close to average. Developed by Dutch optometrist Hermann Snellen in the 1860s, the 20/20 standard is a somewhat arbitrary distinction. After inventing his now-iconic eye chart—which consists of lines of standardized letters that get progressively smaller—Snellen also instituted the concept of a ratio to define the clarity of a patient’s vision. The denominator represents how many feet away a person of normal visual acuity could stand while still discerning the letters with the same level of clarity as the patient. In other words, 20/40 vision means the patient needs to stand 20 feet away to make out the same size letters as a person with standard vision can from 40 feet.

Because the 20/20 standard is arbitrary, many people actually have considerably better eyesight, represented by such ratios as 20/15 or 20/10. In fact, in the United States, the average visual acuity is sharper than 20/20 until about age 60 or 70, when people’s vision naturally starts to decline as their bangs finally grow past their eyes. Also, though it’s useful for determining basic shortcomings of vision, an eye chart can’t diagnose a proper glasses or contact prescription. To determine that, optometrists test many other factors, including depth perception, peripheral vision, x-ray vision, and focusing skills.

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Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Appointment required. Consultation required; non-candidates and other refund requests will be honored before service provided. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). May be repurchased every 180 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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