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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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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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Dr. Sherman Tung – Road to Becoming an Optometrist


One of the great things about our office is that we have very passionate volunteers that would like to pursue the career as an optometrist.  The most common question I hear is “Dr. Tung, why did you want to become an optometrist?”. They always expect a childhood story of my first pair of glasses but […]



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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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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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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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Dr. Tung’s Laser Eye Surgery Experience


Happy Chinese New year everyone! Some of you may have known but I had my laser eye surgery (PRK) surgery done on December 15, 2014.  It’s almost been 2  months of recovery time and I can finally say I’m recovered.  So let me give you some background.  My prescription was approximately -7.50 -1.50 x 180 […]



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Do your glasses fog up?


With the time change, the weather has taken a drastic turn. With this temperature difference, a few of my patients are complaining about foggy eyeglasses. What is fog? Fog is a water vapor which is condensed into tiny droplets lying close to a surface. When it’s on a pair of glasses, it hinders your vision […]



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