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 firstname.lastname@example.org or at 604.737.9907.
To arrange for an optometrist to speak at your event or group, please contact us.
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Eye exams for kids should be a priorityOctober 31, 2017
Dr. Amanda Farley interviews with North Shore News on why eye exams should be a priority.CONTINUE READING
Importance of child’s vision health stressedOctober 31, 2017
Dr. Amanda Farley explains to the Vernon Morning Star on how children’s vision is among the lowest health priorities for B.C. parents.CONTINUE READING
Ask an Expert: Children’s Vision MonthOctober 31, 2017
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.CONTINUE READING
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Women Not Closing the Gender Gap on Eye DiseaseMay 16, 2017
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
BC Doctors of Optometry announces new CEO, Pria SandhuJanuary 11, 2017
(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 […]CONTINUE READING
BC Doctors of Optometry Honours Key LeadersMarch 16, 2016
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 […]CONTINUE READING