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 Erin Gawne by email or at 604.648.3408.

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


News Releases

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  • B.C. Association of Optometrists elects new executive and honours key leaders

    At its annual conference at the end of February, the B.C. Association of Optometrists (BCAO) elected its new executive and honoured two Doctors of Optometry for their outstanding contribution to optometry in B.C.

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  • B.C. Association of Optometrists elects new executive and honours key leaders

    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.

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  • Scary Halloween Eye Health Risks

    BC Doctors of Optometry provide Halloween safety tips

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Media Coverage

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  • Dr. Michael Dennis Interviewed on CKPG TV

    Dr. Michael Dennis was interviewed on CKPG TV following a CNIB report on Vision Health Month. See the full news story, Protect Your Peepers, It’s Vision Health Month, which aired on Monday, May 11.

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  • Thinking about contact lenses? See a Doctor of Optometry – chatelaine.com

    Contact lenses can be worn to improve vision (and help you say goodbye to glasses!) but they can also be worn without prescription, to change your eye colour. Dr. Virginia Donati, a Doctor of Optometry, has fit hundreds of patients for soft and rigid contact lenses of all kinds, and is a fan of contacts, […]

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  • Optometrist Honoured – North Shore News

    North Shore resident, Dr. Antoinette Dumalo is the recipient of the B.C. Doctors of Optometry 2015 President’s Award. Dumalo has served patients on the North Shore for 32 years. In addition to being president of the B.C. Association of Optometrists for two years, she also worked on the association council and the board as it […]

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