Last August, I blogged about my eye doctor (ophthalmologist) as I think he is one of the best doctors that I have seen anywhere. Recently and out of the blue, I received some emails asking for referrals. Unfortunately, I couldn’t help them as they live in Vancouver and Toronto. So for the interested readers living in Calgary, Dr. Angus Kirk is an Eye Physician and Surgeon and his practice is located at the South Centre Mall in Calgary South West.
I know the waiting time for a regular checkup is rather long (likely months) and I don’t know if Dr. Kirk is still taking new patient. But is is worth a call to find out. In my humble opinion, many doctors want you out of their office as quickly as possible so they can see other patients but Dr. Kirk will spend the extra time. And as a result, I am always very well cared for. And my glasses are extremely precise (note 1) and that makes me happy. (smile).
Of course, these are my non-medical personal views and I am just a patient. I also hope I am not breaking any rules in sharing a few well deserved good words about Dr. Kirk.
Note 1: I am not an expert in getting a eye-glass prescription but I was quite amazed and impressed with the extra measuring work and checks that Dr. Kirk did to get me a good pair of glasses. Many doctors just use the machine and then may be a quick manual tuning. Dr. Kirk used to spend so much time on some challenging test (I won’t bore you with the details) that I’ve asked my share of “Are we done yet?” (smile) Which he will reply, just a few more. In recent years, he has fine tuned his tests and shorten it a little. He explained that the extra tests didn’t give much more precision so he shortened it. Oh, and did I say Dr. Kirk has a wealth of medical knowledge and if I have a question, he will always answer it and usually with his nicely made diagrams.