Brighton Eyecare
303 Stonebridge Blvd Suite #1 Saskatoon SK S7T 0C7 (306) 664-2638

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Saskatoon, SK / 306.978.2993

Shade Your Eyes from the Sun

You protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun with sunscreen. It’s also important to protect your eyes with sunglasses. Without proper eye protection, sun exposure can lead to irritation, blurred vision, and even cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.

The Importance of Sunglasses

Sun exposure can not only cause irritated, red eyes and general discomfort, but it can also cause permanent damage. When your eyes are exposed to intense, bright light from the sun, retinal damage can occur, even if the exposure is brief. The sun’s UV rays have been linked to the development of cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.

Proper Sunglasses

All sunglasses are not created equal. If your sunglasses say “UV protection” without a specific percentage, they may not be providing you with sufficient defence from UV damage. Make sure your sunglasses block 99-100% of UV-A and UV-B radiation and screen out 75-90% of visible light. We can recommend the best lenses to keep your eyes safe from the sun.

Don’t choose between seeing clearly or protecting your eyes from the sun. We offer a variety of sunglass lenses and frame options. Our team can help you choose the best lenses for your hobbies and the best frames for your lifestyle.

The cost of your sunglasses may be covered by your insurance provider. We offer direct billing to various insurance providers for your convenience, including:

  • Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan
  • Great West Life
  • iA Financial Group
  • Johnson
  • Johnston Group
  • Manulife
  • Maximum Benefit
  • Sunlife Financial
  • SK Blue Cross
  • SK Health Coverage

See our entire selection of sunglasses brands below, or discover our selection for yourself in store.

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Maui Jim

Maui Jim is the fastest growing maker of premium polarized sunglasses, prescription sunglasses, and ophthalmic frames in the world! It all began in Lahaina, Hawaii, with a need for sunglasses that could eliminate the harsh Hawaiian glare without distorting the colors of the island scenery. Today, Maui Jim also produces stunning, high-quality ophthalmic frames.

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Zeal sunglasses are built for outdoor adventurers and are ready to perform in the harshest conditions. Each pair demonstrates high standards of quality while maintaining a practical style. Wanting to lessen their ecological footprint, Zeal frames and lenses use plant-based materials.

Visit Our Office

Brighton Eyecare is conveniently located in Brighton Marketplace just off McCormond Drive, between Save on Foods and The Keg.


Suite #90, 145 Gibson Bend
Saskatoon, SK, S7V 0V2

Contact Number

Phone: 306.978.2993
After Hours Emergencies: 306-371-9911
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 306-978-2990

Hours of Operation

Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 12 PM - 8 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (with the exception of long weekends)
Sunday: Closed

We understand that life is busy, and it isn’t always convenient to take time out of your workday to visit your optometrist. To help serve you better, we offer Saturday appointments and have extended hours on Thursdays.

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