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First ever Black Friday Sale on now!


Come in today to take advantage of our first ever Black Friday sale!  Enjoy 50% off most of our sunglasses lines and 30% off prescription frames with the purchase of prescription lenses.  Are you thinking of using your extended benefits before they expire at the end of the year?  Now that the rain has stopped […]



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Back to school health check list!


It’s that time of year again… back to school!  Here is a handy health checklist for parents of young children preparing for the start of the next school year. 1.  Immunizations are all up to date to protect your children from preventable diseases. 2. General annual physical exam to ensure potential health problems are detected […]



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What’s the best type of contact lens for me? Part 2


  Thank you for reading part one.  If you have had a chance, please read part 1 first. Here is part two and I’ll just dive right into it. Orthokeratology – This is one of the hottest contact lenses in the market.  Studies have shown that this can help reduce myopia progression.  How does this […]



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Goodbye Stye!


  Just the other day, I had a patient who was referred to me from a family doctor nearby with a “hordeolum”, often also referred to as a “stye”.  A stye is a bump on the eyelid caused by a bacterial infection of the glands at the base of our eyelashes.  The bump is usually […]



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What’s the best type of contacts for me? Part 1


Summer is in full swing and the weather is perfect for outdoor activities. This week I have had a few patients that were interested in contact lenses. There reasons range from wedding to regular weekly hikes. I will be discussing in this first part about soft contact lenses and for Part 2, I will be […]



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New frame line.


When Dr. Tung and I were at the frame show in New York a couple of months ago, we were both drawn to the O&X New York display.  Their unique frame colours, shapes, and materials made it an easy choice to bring this line to our clinic. The letters “O&X” stand for “Out” and “Exposed”.  […]



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SmokeXMirrors Promotion


We’re now carrying SmokexMirrors!! Designed in New York, and handcrafted in France, SmokexMirrors uses the highest quality materials and most innovative techniques. The current line is inspired by 60’s and 70’s rock music, taking on a classic cool look with a futuristic approach. It has gained popularity among some of your favourite celebrities such as […]



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Lisa our newest team member!!


Lisa is our newest member, and the baby of the team. Lisa just recently finished her two year diploma at Douglas College, to become an Optician. During the short time she has been here, Lisa is settling in and getting comfortable in the new environment. She is currently under training to become an educational, and […]



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Free Transitions Upgrade this Weekend!


This weekend, we are celebrating Carnival Days in Kerrisdale on Saturday April 25th! The event kicks off with the Little League Parade at 10 AM followed by horse and carriage rides, face painting, live, music, balloons, and a sidewalk sale.  Avenue Eyecare will be offering FREE TRANSITIONS UPGRADE to all those purchasing new lenses with […]



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Acuvue Define Lenses are finally available in Canada!


1-Day Acuvue Define lenses have been available in Asia for several years, and now with a couple of new colours added to the line, it has been released in Canada.  The material used in this lens is the same as the popular Acuvue 1-Day Moist lens and the colour is embedded inside the lens (as […]



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