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Meibography: How does it help diagnose dry eye disease?


Meibography is a diagnostic tool we have at Avenue Eyecare to help us determine the root cause of your dry eye disease.  It images the health and structure of the meibomian glands in the lids.  These glands are responsible for producing the oil layer in our tears.  Meibomian gland dysfunction is the most common cause […]



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New Blephex Treatment for Blepharitis Now Available!


Blepharitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the eyelids caused by an overgrowth of bacteria along the lids and base of the eyelashes.  This bacterial overgrowth causes crusting and flaking around the base of the eyelashes and builds up over many years.  The symptoms of blepharitis include eyelid irritation, redness, foreign body sensation, lid mattering, and […]



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Welcome Dr. Ying Zhao


My name is Ying and I am an UC Berkeley graduated optometrist practicing in Vancouver, B.C. Optometry surrounds our everyday lives if you pay close attention, which is one of the reasons why I love this profession. Helping people to achieve happy & healthy eyes is my passion and I want to share my experience […]



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Use it or Lose it 2017 Extended Benefits


Do you have eyecare benefits or a health spending account that will expire December 31, 2017? It’s time to get your spare pair of glasses or prescription sunglasses before your benefits expire! #useitorloseit Dr. Sherman Tung, OD FAAO Vancouver Kerrisdale Optometrist drtung@avenueeyecare.com | 604.558.1133



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Kerrisdale Days – One of our biggest sales!


It’s Kerridale Days once again on September 8-9! There will be live outdoor music, face painting, sidewalk sales, an outdoor movie at Elm Park, and other entertainment. We will be having a customer appreciation event in conjunction with Kerrisdale Days and you don’t want to miss it. Here’s a sneak peak at the sales we […]



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Dr. Tung’s tips for the computer!


Dr. Tung was invited by Axiom Zen|Zen Hub to provide a talk about visual hygiene. Their employees spend a lot of time on the computer and Dr. Tung shared some helpful tips. Here are some of them! 1. 20/20/20 rule (Every 20 mins, look away at 20ft away for 20 mins) This will help relax […]



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Does your glasses keep sliding down your nose?


Avenue Eyecare is about bringing you the eyecare products to you. Our staff was super excited when we met the owner of Nerdwax at Vision Expo East. He was featured in Shark Tank and we will be promoting his product at our clinic. If you apply it to your glasses, they won’t slide down your […]



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Best Eye Makeup Remover in the World?


Last month when our staff went to Vision Expo East, we were able to look at some very innovative and exciting products. Well, here is one of them. We love eyes ♥ is what our doctors and staff recommends. We love eyes ♥ is a natural and non-toxic make up remover. What we love about […]



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Itchy Eyes! Allergies!


Spring time! It has been a long and gruesome winter and we can finally enjoy the beautiful cherry blossoms and tulips. However, for some of us, spring time can trigger our allergies. The worst part is itchy eyes and you want to rip your eyes out. Most over the counter medications like Claritin, Reactine and […]



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Where was Dr. Sherman Tung?


Dr. Tung’s Mini Business Adventure Some of you are wondering, where is Dr. Tung? Why can’t I book an appointment with him? Well, here is an update of what’s going on. New York Dr. Tung and the staff travelled to New York to explore new frames and technology for our patients. More details to come! […]



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