Archive for Tag: vancouver

Get to know Dr. Karen Lee

This month, we’re continuing to highlight our staff and doctors on social media so you can get to know us better.  Enjoy today’s Q&A session with Dr. Karen Lee who has been a loyal team member since 2012. We met her when she joined our team as an optometric...

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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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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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Can I swim with my contact lenses?

The summer is just around a corner and a lot of patients love water sports whether it’s sailing or swimming.  A popular question is, “Can I swim with my contact lenses?”.  Swimming with contact lenses should be avoided whenever possible to prevent any ocular infection.  Ocular infections may lead...

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Bob Costa Eye Infection: Sochi 2014

As you may be aware, Bob Costa will not be hosting NBC’s Olympic Primetime coverage due to an eye infection.  The most likely cause is a viral infection that most people call “pink eye”.  In scientific terms, it’s called Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis.  Symptoms may include sudden onset of irritation,...

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