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 Erin Gawne by email or at 604.648.3408.
To arrange for an optometrist to speak at your event or group, please contact us.
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Drs. Stephen Taylor and Sherman Tung featured in Alive MagazineJuly 9, 2015
Dr. Stephen Taylor and Dr. Sherman Tung were featured in an article in Alive Magazine: Protect Those Peepers! Find the best defence against sun damage, in the July, 2015 issue.CONTINUE READING
Dr. Stephanie Strawn featured in Kelowna Capital NewsJuly 8, 2015
Dr. Stephanie Strawn was featured in an article in the Kelowna Capital News on July 3, 2015: Protect your child’s eyes from UV rays.CONTINUE READING
Dr. Gurpreet Leekha featured in Victoria NewsJuly 8, 2015
Dr. Gurpreet Leekha was featured in an article in the Victoria News on July 2, 2015: Sunscreen for your eyes.CONTINUE READING
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B.C. Association of Optometrists elects new executive and honours key leadersMarch 4, 2014
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 […]CONTINUE READING
B.C. Association of Optometrists elects new executive and honours key leadersMarch 7, 2013
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.CONTINUE READING
Scary Halloween Eye Health RisksOctober 23, 2012
BC Doctors of Optometry provide Halloween safety tipsCONTINUE READING