BC Doctors of Optometry announces new President: Dr. Amanda Farley

(Vancouver, BC) – The BC Doctors of Optometry (BCDO) would like to announce that Vernon-based Optometrist, Dr. Amanda Farley, has been elected as the Association’s new President effective immediately. Dr. Farley will become President after serving on the BCDO Board of Directors for two consecutive years, and after seven years of actively advocating for the…

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Women Not Closing the Gender Gap on Eye Disease

Vancouver, May 3, 2017 – May is Vision Health Month, and BC Doctors of Optometry (BCDO) are encouraging British Columbians to make eye health a priority. According to a study from the National Eye Institute, women are more likely than men to suffer from vision impairment conditions such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts and…

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BC Doctors of Optometry announces new CEO, Pria Sandhu

(Vancouver, BC) On behalf of the Board of Directors, Gurpreet Leekha, President, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Pria Sandhu as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BC Doctors of Optometry effective Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Ms. Sandhu takes the helm at BC Doctors of Optometry after nearly a decade as Executive Director of…

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Dr. Stephanie Strawn – Woman to Watch

Dr. Stephanie Strawn of Stickle & Strawn Optometry in Kelowna is featured in the Kelowna Capital News as a ‘Woman to Watch’, a weekly feature that profiles and nominates remarkable women in the community. Dr. Strawn touches upon her own eye health experience in her youth and how it led her to her current field…

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Dr. Sara Kirby appears in Delta Optimist

Dr. Sara Kirby discusses the importance of comprehensive eye examinations for children and reminds parents to bring their children to an eye exam at an early age in the Delta Optimist: Don’t overlook eye health.

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Dr. Mini Randhawa appears on Fairchild TV

Dr. Mini Randhawa appeared on Fairchild TV to discuss about digital eye strain and the effects that screen time can have on our eyes for even after 40 minutes. The interview portion is in English with Chinese subtitles. View the video below or click here. [embedyt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxGZjzTEhtw[/embedyt]  

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Dr. Sarah Kirby featured in Delta Optimist

Dr. Sarah Kirby discusses how regular eye examinations can help detect other health problems going on in your body in the Delta Optimist: Tsawwassen optometrist warning against skipping regular eye exams.

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