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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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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 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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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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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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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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