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

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  • Eye exams for kids should be a priority

    Dr. Amanda Farley interviews with North Shore News on why eye exams should be a priority.

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  • Importance of child’s vision health stressed

    Dr. Amanda Farley explains to the Vernon Morning Star on how children’s vision is among the lowest health priorities for B.C. parents.

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  • Ask an Expert: Children’s Vision Month

    Dr. Harbir Sian appears on the ‘Ask an Expert’ segment of Global BC to explain the importance on having children’s eyes tested early on in life.

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News Releases

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  • 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 […]

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  • BC Doctors of Optometry announces new CEO, Pria Sandhu

    (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 […]

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  • BC Doctors of Optometry Honours Key Leaders

    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 […]

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