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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  • Dr. Devin Almond featured in the Kelowna Daily Courier

    Dr. Devin Almond was featured in the Kelowna Daily Courier article “Choosing the right sunglasses crucial to eye health” on June 29, 2015.

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  • Dr. Mini Randhawa Interviewed on Global News

    Global News interviewed Dr. Mini Randhawa about the importance of proper eye protection to guard against UV damage: Tips to protect your eyes from the sun, on Thursday, June 18.

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  • Times Colonist Announces New Association President: Dr. Gurpreet Leekha

    The Times Colonist wrote a short piece announcing the introduction of Dr. Gurpreet Leekha as our new Association President: Royal Oak optometrist leads B.C. association

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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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