Media Centre

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 pr@optometrists.bc.ca or at 604.737.9907.

To arrange for an optometrist to speak at your event or group, please contact us.


Media Coverage

  • View all
  • Oak Bay Optometrist to Cycle to Support Mental Health

    Dr. Neil Paterson pedals his third Ride Don’t Hide where he hopes to have 100 riders join his team in celebration of Canadian Mental Health Association’s 100th birthday.

    CONTINUE READING
  • The Importance of Comprehensive Eye Exams

    Dr. Vivian Yeung spoke with the Costco Connection magazine on the importance of regular comprehensive eye exams.

    CONTINUE READING
  • Dr. Pavan Avinashi shares tips on macular degeneration prevention

    Dr. Pavan Avinashi appeared on Breakfast Television to discuss how macular degeneration could be a concern when it comes to your eye health and shared some prevention tips.

    CONTINUE READING
See More...

News Releases

  • View all
  • BC Doctors of Optometry announces new President: Dr. Johnathan Lam

    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 […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • 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 […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • 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 […]

    CONTINUE READING
See More...