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.


Media Coverage

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  • Learning begins with your child’s vision – Today’s Parent

    Regular visits to a Doctor of Optometry ensure kids can see their way to the best possible education. Read more…

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  • Dr. Della Chow featured in Vancouver Sun

    Dr. Della Chow was featured in a Vancouver Sun article: Eyes can get sunburned, too. The article includes information on protecting your eyes from UV rays, the risks surrounding UV damage, and what types of sunglasses to wear. The estimated impressions for this piece are 314,076 (print), and 883,000 (online).

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  • Dr. Elaine Kerr featured in Campbell River Mirror

    Dr. Elaine Kerr was featured in the Campbell River Mirror article: The eyes have it. The article was published on the front page of the paper and its estimated impressions are 22,930 (print), and 33,000 (online).

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News Releases

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

    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 […]

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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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