Make a real difference in the lives of the people in the Foothills. We are expanding our team and invite you to submit your application for a start as soon as July 14, 2020. Applicants should read the following notes and follow instructions given. We look forward to hearing from you! Job Description: You are […]
Why way, if any, does the vortex appear to be turning?
Here’s a quick radio advertisement voiced by my son, Max. I think it sounds great and as you might expect, there’s an important message to it. Starting a business and creating employment is no small undertaking. Congratulations to the Eagle 100.9 on 10 years in the Foothills. Here’s the ad, running through until the end […]
Optometrists in Alberta are designated primary care providers for eye and vision health. This means if you have concerns with your eyes or vision, you can see your optometrist and it will be covered under Alberta Healthcare – in other words, there will be no direct charge to you. Some years back, the Province recognized […]
“My last doctor told me I have a stigma”, says the patient. I reply, “Oh, that’s unfortunate, too bad I can’t help you with that – do you mind if I take a picture?” I then carry on with my examination. A stigma, according to the New Oxford American dictionary is A mark of disgrace […]
You hear some funny things when working in vision care. Asking a child “Can you see that?” is one of the funnier statements you hear. Funny peculiar, I mean. It’s akin to asking ‘how heavy do you feel’ or ‘how tall do you feel’ or ‘do you have cancer’? The only way to know is […]
As a doctor of optometry, Dr. Boulet is trained to manage eye disease and neurological problems with vision (read more here). This includes referrals to specialists to manage surgical needs and problems associated with chronic disease. Dr. Boulet invites comments from readers and looks forward to answering any questions you might have. Your question could […]
Dr. Boulet is a general care family optometrist, but is especially interested in child vision development (read more here), with a background in education, neuropsychology, and behavioural optometry. He works with parents, teachers, and other developmental specialists like Occupational Therapists to assist children who are struggling with reading, learning, or behaviour concerns. Very often, what […]