Media and News
COVID-19 and Your Eye Health
As we are all preoccupied with COVID-19 and preventing infection from the virus. There is a risk of forgetting other important aspects of our health. For more information please check out the CTV News interview with Dr. Pavan Avinashi....
Why have your eyes examined? I will explain. Please read on.
2019 Happy Thanksgiving
“A moment of thanks for all that you do. May you receive blessings for the whole year. Happy Thanksgiving.” - The BCDO Team
2019 World Sight Day
@thinkaboutyoureyescanada Your sight is a gift that keeps on giving. This year celebrate #WorldSightDay by getting your eyes checked. Book an eye exam today! @thinkaboutyoureyescanada Every 20 mins take a 20 sec break and focus your eyes on something at least 20 feet...
Dr. Avinashi Helps You Choose The Best Sunglasses For The Summer
Optometrist Pavan Avinashi explains what to look for in sunglasses to protect your eyes in summer.
Dr. Harbir Sian Helps Provide Eye Care to Syrian Refugees
Vancouver optometrist, Dr. Harbir Sian, recently travelled to Jordan to help provide eye care to Syrian refugees and shares his story with CTV: https://twitter.com/i/status/1116492487026024448
Dr. Mona Sandhu Offers Free Vision Services to Those in Need
Dr. Mona Sandhu and her two optometric assistants, Samantha Kemp and Natalia Jette, teamed up with Nightshift Street Ministries to start vision clinics for those who couldn’t afford the services. Since the past year, they have provided over 100 low income or homeless...
Opinion: How To Protect Your Eyes From Blue Light
Most of us know not to look directly at the sun, yet we stare at computer screens that emit the same sort of rays. Read the full article in BC Business
Is it safe to look at the sun when it’s obscure by all that heavy smoke?
Thick smoke in parts of Canada has been giving the sun an orange red hue this week that some may find tempting to look at, especially with the beautiful sunrise and sunsets. But is it safe to look at the sun when it’s obscured by all that heavy smoke? Dr. Harbir Sian,...