We actively communicate important information about eye health, and we publish regular news releases and updates throughout the year. Our members also provide media interviews on a range of eye health topics upon request, and are available to speak publicly at community health events and conferences.
For all media-related enquiries, please contact Kelle Choi at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 604.737.9907.
To arrange for an optometrist to speak at your event or group, please contact us.
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Dr. GS Komarnicky Sees Rise in Calls on Solar Eclipse-related Eye IssuesAugust 23, 2017
Dr. GS Komarnicky told Daily Hive Vancouver that he received a spike of 50 calls from people concerned with eye health issues after viewing the solar eclipse without protection.CONTINUE READING
Dr. Kevin Mowbray Addresses Concerns about Solar Eclipse on CBCAugust 23, 2017
Dr. Kevin Mowbray speaks to CBC about a spike in calls from people concerned about their eye health due to the solar eclipse.CONTINUE READING
Dr. Gary Matter Discusses Solar Eclipse Calls in BC Local NewsAugust 22, 2017
Dr. Gary Matter appears in BC Local News in B.C. optometrists receiving calls of eclipse-related eye painCONTINUE READING
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Women Not Closing the Gender Gap on Eye DiseaseMay 16, 2017
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 […]CONTINUE READING
BC Doctors of Optometry announces new CEO, Pria SandhuJanuary 11, 2017
(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 […]CONTINUE READING
BC Doctors of Optometry Honours Key LeadersMarch 16, 2016
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 […]CONTINUE READING