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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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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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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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A typical day at Avenue Eyecare


What We Do at Avenue Eyecare On a typical day at Avenue Eyecare, there is an assortment of things we do. In the morning, after opening the clinic, we check the voice messages and emails. Soon after that, the first patient of the day arrives. If it is a new patient, we will have them […]



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Back to School!!!


  With just one week left before school is scheduled to start in Vancouver, students and parents are facing the uncertainty of the start of the school year.  Despite the uncertainty, many parents are buying their school supplies, clothing and of course sneakers for their children before school starts. About 67% of parents usually miss […]



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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 to infectious ulcers which are may […]



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World Cup Fever and Eye Safety!


  It has been about one week since the World Cup Tournament has started in Brazil. There has been lots of upsets and surprises from different countries. As this sport is becoming more popular in Canada, kids are on the field learning this sport. A few parents has asked me what is the best eyewear […]



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Why do I have wavy vision?


    Last week I had an interesting case that I haven’t seen for a while.  A patient came in complaining about wavy vision in his left eye.  It started about 3 weeks ago and has progressively gotten worse.  We performed the eye exam and the best corrected vision was 20/20 in his right eye […]



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