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FYidoctors - Marda Loop (Location Spotlight)

Posted on May 7th, 2015

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Founded in 2002 by Dr. James Thompson and Dr. Jan Lebenhagen and operating under the name Eyeclectic Eyewear since 2008, the location has since changed its name to FYidoctors. Eyeclectic Eyewear, voted "Best Optical" multiple years in row by FFWD Weekly as part of their "Best of Calgary" lists, the location is run by a team of knowledgeable optometrists and vision care professionals. They're also home to one of the country's only Dry Eye Clinics, with a special interest in offering treatment for this unique ocular condition.

Discover why this experienced FYidoctors clinic has become one of the most trusted vision care providers in Calgary.


Available Eye Health Services
FYidoctors – Calgary – Marda Loop currently offers comprehensive eye exams using their Optomap® Retinal Scanner, a device which offers an ultra wide-field scan of the retina and is capable of detecting diseases that traditional exams might otherwise miss. The clinic offers OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) exams that can detect subtle changes in the eyes. They also have a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of dry eyes as part of the Calgary Dry Eye Clinic.

Available Eye Care Products
FYidoctors – Calgary – Marda Loop carries a wide range of eyewear products, including Internal Freeform lenses from ZEISS and Eyence which are customized for each patient's individual needs using 3D digital imaging software, for sharper and more focused vision than traditional lenses.  The clinic also offers a wide range of one-of-a-kind frame brands, including a large selection of the latest kid's frames. 

The People of FYidoctors – Calgary – Marda Loop
The clinic is currently run by Doctor James Thompson, who has nearly 20 years of experience as an optometrist. A graduate from the University of Alberta, Dr. Thompson also served as a reserve and active duty solider with the U.S. Army during peacekeeping operations in Kosovo in 2000. He has extensive experience with ocular disease, dry eye and speciality contact lenses.

Dr. Thompson is supported by Dr. Jan Lebenhagen and Dr. Allison Nowoselsky. Dr. Lebenhagen has over 15 years of experience as an optometrist, with experience in treating ocular disease, post-laser surgery, dry eye, pediatrics and sports vision. Dr. Nowoselsky recently completed her certification as a doctor of optometry and completed her training at a veteran’s hospital in New York City and at a variety of family practices in Alberta.

The clinic also has five additional staff members, including several trained Certified Optometric Assistants and Licensed Opticians who offer patients a variety of specialized eye care services.

Community Involvement
FYidoctors – Calgary – Marda Loop is actively involved in the local community, including running the "Building Sight" outreach program with the YWCA and Cardel Homes, which provides pro-bono optometry services and no-cost eyewear to Calgary women and children in urgent need.

Why Visit FYidoctors – Calgary – Marda Loop
FYidoctors – Calgary – Marda Loop offers friendly service, unique one-of-a-kind frame selections for both adults and kids, and current medical technology covered under Alberta Health Care. Their Dry Eyes Clinic also offers treatment options for individuals suffering from this condition.


See for yourself why FYidoctors – Calgary – Marda Loop is one of the most trusted eye care providers in the YYC area. To book an appointment or find out more, visit their location page.