Protecting the Public and Guiding the Profession
The College of Optometrists of British Columbia guides and regulates all optometrists registered with the College. Our mandate is to act in the public interest and to ensure the public is provided with safe, ethical and effective optometric services throughout the province. This website offers information to both registrants and to the public.
News & Announcments
The Board of the College approved amendments to the Policies.
Nov 23, 2017
Annual General Meeting Documents
Sep 28, 2017
Notice of Bylaw Amendment
On August 18, 2017 the Board of the College of Optometrists of British Columbia (the “College”) approved amendments to the College’s bylaws that are subject to the notice requirements described in section 19(6.2) of the Health Professions Act (the ”Act”).Read more..
Aug 18, 2017
Proposed Standards of Practice
On May 29, 2017 the Board of the College of Optometrists of British Columbia (the “College”) approved, in principle, new Standards of Practice, intended to form an optimum framework for optometry practice and for our core regulatory functions.Read more..
Jun 15, 2017
Next Board Meeting
The next Board meeting is scheduled for May 29, 2017.Read more..
May 9, 2017
Dr. Wai-Sing Vincent Wu – July 1st, 2016
The Inquiry Committee of the College obtained a consent order from Dr. Wu under s. 33(6)(c) and 36 of the Health Professions Act in relation to his conduct in misbilling Medical Services Plan and patients for optometric services.Read more...
Jul 1, 2016
Dr Jerry Mckenzie – August 27, 2015
The Discipline Committee decided that Dr. Mackenzie is “ungovernable” based on his repeated and wanton disregard and disrespect for the College’s regulatory process.Read more...
Aug 27, 2015