What to Expect

What to Expect for Your Appointment

  • Please bring an updated list of your current medications.
  • Please bring your usual corrective eyewear, contact lenses and glasses.
  • Please understand that your appointment is expected to last at least two hours.
  • Please allow three hours between appointments if you have another appointment to keep.
  • Not all services are covered by the Alberta Health Care Plan and patients may be required to pay privately for an eye test or procedure.
  • If you are a diabetic, bring a snack to your visit to help prevent your blood sugar from falling below a normal level.
  • Bring sunglasses to wear at the end of the appointment, for your comfort.
  • It is recommended that you bring a driver with you to your appointment, or to arrange for transportation after your visit. There are a few reasons for this, such as when the pupils are dilated, the effect can last up to 6 hours or more. Also, some office procedures may be performed on your eye(s) at this visit.
  • We ask that you do not wear makeup for all appointments.
  • Our office has a very strict no show policy. We require a minimum of 24 hours notice for all cancellations or rescheduling, to avoid cancellation or rebooking fees.
  • If you do not attend your appointment, we will be unable to reschedule and will need a referral to another Ophthalmologist.