Vancouver, May 9, 2018 – BC Doctors of Optometry (BCDO) is pleased to announce that Nanaimo-based doctor of optometry, Dr. Johnathan Lam, was elected as the Association’s new President effective immediately. Dr. Lam became President after serving on the BCDO Board of Directors for the past year as Vice-President. He also actively advocated for the […]
(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 […]
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 […]
(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 […]
The BC Doctors of Optometry honoured key individuals for their significant contributions to the profession of optometry and community at the Annual BC Doctors of Optometry conference on Sunday, February 21, 2016. The association recognized Dr. Brenda Horner of New Westminster, Dr. Paul Neumann of Saanichton, Dr. Harbir Sian of Abbotsford, and Sharanne Gaiga of […]
The Association has re-elected Dr. Sherman Tung of Vancouver as president, elected Dr. Brenda Horner of New Westminster as vice-president and Dr. Murray Hurlbert of Maple Ridge as secretary-treasurer. The election also saw three new directors join the board for two-year terms: Dr. Amanda Farley of Vernon, Dr. Lloyd Mah of Coquitlam, Dr. Kelly Newhouse […]
At its annual conference at the end of February, the B.C. Association of Optometrists (BCAO) elected its new executive and honoured three Doctors of Optometry for their outstanding contribution to optometry in B.C.
BC Doctors of Optometry provide Halloween safety tips
Earlier today, CBC ran a story that appears to pit Doctors of Optometry against the online dispensing of eyeglasses and contact lenses. But BC Doctors of Optometry are on record as supporting consumer choice and not opposing online sales, as long as the purchase is made through a regulated provider with proof of a valid prescription.
BC Doctors of Optometry to prescribe, dispense and administer anti-glaucoma medication