Media and News
Protecting Young Eyes
Dr. Michael Dennis shares recommendations on the safe use of electronic screens for children in the Optical Prism.
Oak Bay Optometrist to Cycle to Support Mental Health
Dr. Neil Paterson pedals his third Ride Don't Hide where he hopes to have 100 riders join his team in celebration of Canadian Mental Health Association's 100th birthday.
BC Doctors of Optometry announces new President: Dr. Johnathan Lam
Vancouver, May 9, 2018 – BC Doctors of Optometry (BCDO) is pleased to announce that Nanaimo-based doctor of optometry, Dr. Johnathan Lam, was elected as the Association’s new President effective immediately. Dr. Lam became President after serving on the BCDO Board of...
Dr. Pavan Avinashi shares tips on macular degeneration prevention
Dr. Pavan Avinashi appeared on Breakfast Television to discuss how macular degeneration could be a concern when it comes to your eye health and shared some prevention tips.
Eye exams for kids should be a priority
Dr. Amanda Farley interviews with North Shore News on why eye exams should be a priority.
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.
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.
Dr. GS Komarnicky Sees Rise in Calls on Solar Eclipse-related Eye Issues
Dr. GS Komarnicky told Daily Hive Vancouver that he received a spike of 50 calls from people concerned with eye health issues after viewing the solar eclipse without protection.
Dr. Kevin Mowbray Addresses Concerns about Solar Eclipse on CBC
Dr. Kevin Mowbray speaks to CBC about a spike in calls from people concerned about their eye health due to the solar eclipse.
Dr. Gary Matter Discusses Solar Eclipse Calls in BC Local News
Dr. Gary Matter appears in BC Local News in B.C. optometrists receiving calls of eclipse-related eye pain