Providing In-person community care in British Columbia During COVID-19 - May 16, 2020

Providing In-person community care in British Columbia During COVID-19

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COVID-19: May 12th Update - May 12, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting state of emergency here in British Columbia has been a challenge for us all, and the disruption caused by this, is one we will all remember. Registrants have weathered the storm as best they could, and we recognize the eagerness to return to caring for British Columbians. We were all […]

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2019 Annual Report - May 7, 2020

The 2019 Annual Report & Audited Financial Statements is now available here.

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COVID-19 Update From The Registrar - May 1, 2020

As we turn another calendar page, we realize that it has been a long time since we have been able to provide routine care to all our patients, who come into our practice for their eye care needs.  This week, the provincial government extended the state of emergency, and we continue to provide urgent and […]

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COVID-19: Important update from the Registrar - April 22, 2020

On March 23, 2020, Dr. Bonnie Henry, the Provincial Health Officer addressed all regulated health professionals in BC, regarding the provision of healthcare services. Healthcare professionals were asked to limit the delivery of in-person services in community settings, and this message remains current despite the recent mentioning of lifting some of these measures at a future date. […]

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What You Need to Know

Optometrist Directory

Optometrists practice in all parts of our province. To find an optometrist, enter your search below.

What Are The Standards of Practice?

All registrants of the College are required to comply with the Standards of Practice. The standards are written in plain language and span the full scope of optometric practice. Every registrant must determine – and accept accountability for – how each standard is implemented. The College provided Statements of Guidance to assist this process. The College views compliance with all standards as fundamental in the delivery of current, high quality optometric services that are safe, effective, and ethical. This in the joint interest of the public and the profession.

Current to May 27, 2019

Standards of Practice

What If I Have A Complaint?

The College of Optometrists of British Columbia is committed to serving and protecting the public and carrying out its mandate in a transparent and accountable manner. The College has developed a process, based on best practices, to address concerns and complaints from the public regarding the practice of registered optometrists. Complaints Process File a Complaint

Public Notices

Dr. Wai-Sing Vincent Wu - August 22, 2018

Posted August 22, 2018

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Dr. Jerry Mackenzie - August 22, 2018

Posted August 22, 2018

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