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Archive for Tag: kerrisdale

Get to know Dr. Ying Zhao

This month we’ve been featuring our team on social media so that you can get to know us a little better.  We’re wrapping up with special Q&A sessions with each of our doctors this week!  Today we’re kicking things off with an invaluable team member who joined us in...

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Blephex Treatment for Healthier Eyelids

Blephex is an in-office treatment for blepharitis.  This handheld device helps deep clean and exfoliate the lid margins.   The procedure uses a soft disposable medical grade micro-sponge that spins along the edge of your eyelids and lashes.    Blephex is a painless procedure that safely and effectively...

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The MiyoSmart Lens: A new myopia control tool

The options for myopia management continually grow and change…it’s an exciting area of practice that keeps us on our toes!  Hoya Canada launched a new spectacle option called the MiyoSmart lens.  It was developed by Hoya in partnership with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2018 and was awarded...

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How to protect your eyes during Vancouver’s air quality advisory!

Over the last several days, Metro Vancouver’s air quality remains one of the worse in the world.  Smoke and soot from wildfires in Washington and Oregon are causing unsafe conditions for us up here.  I’m looking at the air quality index (AQI) on my Apple watch and it’s a...

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Tips for the computer!

We were invited by Axiom Zen|Zen Hub to provide a talk about visual hygiene. Their employees spend a lot of time on the computer and we shared some helpful tips. Here are some of them! 1. 20/20/20 rule (Every 20 mins, look away at 20ft away for 20...

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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...

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06 May 2015

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...

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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...

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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...

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