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158 Athabasca Avenue
Hinton, AB T7V 2A5
Park West Mall 900 Carmichael Lane
Hinton, AB T7V 1Y6

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December 2020 Update

We are still open for all services, by appointment only. Please call 780-865-3915.
When you can arrive, you can expect:
 Masks/face coverings remain mandatory for all patients in our clinic.
 Please wait in your vehicle until your exact appointment time; then please knock at the door.
 Due to the latest COVID-19 restrictions, we are only permitted to admit the individual who has the appointment, to a maximum 1 to 1 ratio with our staff.
One parent/caregiver/aide/interpreter is permitted in appropriate situations.

We are open! (with some changes)

Hinton Optometry Clinic is open, offering:
• Comprehensive Eye Exams
• Eyeglass Ordering
• Eyeglass Adjustments & Repairs

**All services are by appointment only. To continue with safe practices, clinic doors remain locked and only those with a scheduled appointment will be admitted.

Our clinic hours will be:
Monday 8-4 (closed for lunch from 12-1)
Tuesday 9-6 (closed for lunch from 1-2)
Wednesday & Thursday 9-5 (closed for lunch from 1-2)
Friday 8-4 (closed for lunch from 12-1)

Please call our office to book an appointment for any service 780-865-3915

For the safety of our staff and patients we are asking all visitors to our clinic to wear a mask or other covering over their nose and mouth.

COVID-19 Plan: Office open for emergencies, by appointment only

Hinton Optometry Clinic is committed to the health & safety of our patients and our community.
The Alberta College of Optometrists has requested that we close our office completely or remain open, restricting appointments to emergencies and necessary visits only.
OUR OFFICE WILL REMAIN OPEN, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY,
MONDAY – FRIDAY FROM 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM for the following:
• Emergency visits with a doctor
• Picking up glasses & contact lenses already on order
• Purchase and pick up of eye drops & eye care medications
If you require eye care services, please call 780-865-3915 to speak with our staff who will determine your eligibility for an emergency appointment or to schedule an appointment to pick up glasses, contact lenses, eye drops, and other necessary products.
OUR DOORS WILL BE LOCKED, AND OPENED ONLY FOR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS. Please call 780-865-3915
Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time,
Dr. Monika Braun Dr. Jennifer Langfield

Temporary Closure ordered by Alberta College of Optometrists

We received notice at 10:00 a.m. today that we are to close our office due to the COVID-19 pandemic, except for emergency situations.
We are open today until 1:00 p.m. for pick up of glasses and contact lenses, and will post here additional times and dates when they will be available.
Please feel free to check back frequently for updates.
We appreciate your patience and wish you good health!

Update on Clinic Hours March 17, 2020

We are committed to the health and safety of our patients and staff. As such, we are altering our business hours* as follows:
*subject to change

Thursday, March 19, 2020- Dr. Braun: 10-6, closed 1-2 for lunch
Friday, March 20, 2020- Dr. Yee: 8-4, closed 12-1 for lunch

Following weeks:

Dr. Langfield/Dr. Yee
Monday: 9-5, closed for lunch 12-1
Tuesday: 9-5, closed for lunch 12-1
Wednesday: 8-12

closed for lunch 12-1

Dr. Braun:
Wednesday 1-5
Thursday: 9-5, closed for lunch 12-1
Friday: 8-4, closed for lunch 12-1

Thank you for your patience.

December 2019 Holiday Hours

We will have modified hours over the holiday season. Please see below for hours at Hinton Optometry Clinic and Rocky Mountain Eyewear. Both offices resume normal business hours on Thursday January 2nd, 2020.

Hinton Optometry Clinic
December 24 – 27 – CLOSED
December 30 – OPEN 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
December 31 – January 1 – CLOSED

Rocky Mountain Eyewear
December 24 – OPEN 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
December 25 & 26- CLOSED
December 27 & 30 – OPEN 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
December 31 – OPEN 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
January 1 – CLOSED

Donate your old glasses here…

The Need for Glasses

According to The World Health Organization, 153 million people have uncorrected refractive errors. Most of these vision impairments are quickly diagnosed and easy to treat with corrective lenses.

Still, millions of people in developing nations are pushed deeper into poverty simply because they don’t have corrective eyeglasses. They can’t learn, because reading is difficult. They can’t work to the best of their ability, because they can’t see clearly.

For children, clear vision means a better education, healthier development and a better quality of life. For adults, it means greater employment opportunity and economic strength. For seniors it means less dependence on others.

Lions clubs around the world collect millions of eyeglasses each year to address the need for glasses, making eyeglass recycling one of our most popular and rewarding activities.

Lions clubs send collected eyeglasses to one of our 17 official Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centres in the world. At each of these centres, Lions volunteer their time and services to prepare eyeglasses for distribution, cleaning and classifying each pair by prescription.

Optical missions sponsored by Lions clubs and other groups distribute the donated eyeglasses to needy people throughout the world, in accordance with local laws.

Types of Eyeglasses we collect: We collect new and used reading, single vision, bifocal, children, safety, and both prescription and non-prescription Sunglasses (clip-ons and glasses). Glasses may consist of glasses in frames, frames only, or uncut lenses.

 

Please help us give the gift of Sight

-Recycle for Sight-

Our office hours

We have simplified our hours to make them easier to remember while still being convenient to all customers and patients.

Mondays & Wednesday will be 8am to 5pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays will be 10am to 6pm, and Fridays we will open from 8 -12am & 1-4pm.

We will open the first Tuesday of every month from 10 to 7 to help those on shift work that can not make it before 6 pm.

New Equipment!

Keeping current with new advanced eye care technology, Hinton Optometry is pleased to announce the purchase of a TonoRef3. This machine performs Autorefraction, Tonometry, Keratometry and Pachymetry. The machine is patient friendly with advanced auto puff control and noise reduction. You will get to try it on your next Comprehensive Eye Exam to measure corneal thickness and ocular pressure.