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Vision Correcting Prescription Lenses in St. Albert with Dr. Holly Parker

Looking to get prescription lenses? We can help! Our lenses precisely match the wearer's vision defects and protect the eyes from the stress caused by using a computer all day. Dr. Holly Parker has provided professional services in prescription lenses in St. Albert for vision correction and protection since 1996. 


Depending on individuals' varying needs, customized prescription lenses are designed and manufactured in different materials like glass, plastic, and polycarbonate. 

Prescription lenses improve eyesight by making everything around you clear, and they become part of your personality. So, picking a pair that fits well and looks good on you is also essential. We will gladly assist you in finding a pair of glasses with lenses customized to your needs. Call us to learn more about ocular health and eye lenses.


Maintaining eye health is vital for a satisfactory life, as straining to peer can result in complications and terrible vision. The Canadian Association of Optometrists recommends the above frequencies for habitual eye examinations to ensure early detection and management of capability eye issues. 

  • Infants and toddlers (6-9 months): Should have their first eye examination.

  • Preschool Children (2-5 years): Should undergo at least one eye exam. 

  • School-going children (6-19 years): Should undergo an eye examination annually.

  • Adults (20-39 years): Should have an eye exam every 2 to 3 years. 

  • Adults (40-64 years): Should have an eye examination every 2 years.

  • Adults (65 years and older): Need a yearly eye exam, as their chance of developing ocular ailments is higher. These exams can locate early symptoms of age-associated eye diseases, including glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration.


Scheduling routine eye exams is vital for the eyes' health and the quality of vision. With Dr. Holly Parker, you can take a painless and stress-free eye exam in St. Albert. We serve patients of all ages!

You can read our blog to learn why eye exams are so important.


Everyone has unique vision correction needs due to varying degrees of near or far-sightedness and astigmatism. Today's lenses are customised using your prescription and your chosen style. Three common types of prescription lenses are:

  • Single vision lenses: These lenses have one strength from edge to edge and are generally prescribed to correct near-sightedness, far-sightedness, and astigmatism.

  • Progressive lenses: These lenses provide two or three focal points in one lens, offering smoother transitions and broader fields of view without switching your glasses. 

  • Progressive bifocals: They have two focal points - one for close-up vision for reading, texting, and all close detail work and one for distance vision to see far away.

  • Progressive trifocals: They offer three focal points for near, mid-range, and distance sight, to perform close-up tasks, mid-range for seeing computers and dashboards, and far away view. The lens power distribution facilitates performing all vision tasks efficiently without adjusting the lens. The lens is split into three sections: the bottom part for near vision, the middle part for medium range, and the top for distance vision.

  • Non-prescription lenses for eye protection: They  are popular as a stylish accessory but can be enhanced with various protective treatments such as blue light filtration for those spending a lot of time in front of a computer or mobile screen.


You can choose designer glasses with prescription lenses in St. Albert with any treatments for comfort with the help of Dr. Holly Parker. We also provide high-quality prescription safety glasses and more. Schedule an appointment now!

Proper care of your prescription lenses guarantees that you enjoy smooth vision and prolong the lifespan of your eyewear. Here are some pointers to maintain your prescription lenses: 

  • Handle with care: Avoid placing your glasses' lens face down, and use the frames gently to keep fingerprints off the lenses. 

  • Storage: Always store your glasses in a protective case when not in use to prevent scratches. 

  • Clean regularly: Clean your lenses with a microfiber material and a lens cleansing solution. Avoid the use of harsh chemicals or abrasive substances. 

  • Avoid heat temperatures: Keep your lenses some distance from high temperatures, which includes leaving them in a warm automobile, as this may damage the lens coatings. 

  • Rinse before cleaning: Rinse your lenses with water before wiping to remove dust and debris that can scratch the asurface. 


These guidelines will help you keep your prescription lenses in good shape, ensuring extended use.


Trust Dr. Holly Parker and her team of professionals for your prescription lenses needs. We provide various types prescription lenses tailored to your situation and lifestyle. You can call us to schedule an appointment or for other inquiries. Our friendly and knowledgeable personnel will be happy to assist you whether you're seeking new prescription lenses, want an eye exam, or have questions about eye fitness.




Dependable eye care services and stylish prescription lenses in St. Albert.

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