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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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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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Where will all the BC Doctors of Optometry go this weekend?


It’s this time of year again.  Most likely your Doctor of Optometry will be attending the BC Doctors of Optometry 2015 Annual Conference from February 28th, 2015 to March 2nd, 2015 at the Westin Bayshore.  It’s an important opportunity for professional development and networking.  There will be 28 courses where your doctor will brush up […]



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Use it or Lose it – Extended Health Benefits & Flex Spending


The end of 2014 is upon us and it’s time to start thinking about maximizing your unused benefits.  Make sure you book your appointment with your Dentist, Chiropractor, Massage Therapist and of course your Doctor of Optometry!! Come in and make use of your extended health benefits or health flex spending dollars before it’s too […]



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Are handheld devices good Christmas presents?


A parent recently brought her son in for his first eye exam at the age of 2 and she asked me if getting him tablet for Christmas is a bad idea.  I’m sure many parents are wondering what is recommended in terms of the use of handheld devices in children as they think of what […]



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Dr. Sherman Tung & Movember


  Two years ago, I had the courage to actually grow a moustache for men’s health awareness.  I never grew any facial hair before and did not know how well it will turn out.  During that time, my dad was curious of why I had a moustache and I told him about men’s health.  It […]



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5 Eye Tips for Halloween (1 Bonus Tip)


It’s getting dark and that means Halloween is just around the corner. A lot of children will be trick or treating. Here are some safety tips that will help prevent some eye injuries. 1. Avoid costumes that block vision Masks, wigs and eye patches are fun Halloween accessories but they may block visibility,  especially peripheral/side vision.  […]



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How do optometrists work with CNIB?


We recently received a thank you card from CNIB for our charitable donation that was given with our ALS ice bucket challenge facebook campaign and people have asked about how doctors of optometry work with this organization. The Canadian National Institute for the Blind provides rehabilitation and support for those with low vision.  I remember […]



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