BC Health Regulators Sign Statement of Apology for Indigenous Racism in BC Health Care - September 9, 2021
Media Release – BC Health Regulators Sign Statement of Apology for Indigenous Racism in BC Health Care FINAL Sept 9 2021Read More
Peer Circle - August 30, 2021
For the first time, on September 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. the College will be offering our Peer Circle worth 2 hours of CE and is offered on an online format, allowing registrants from around the province to attend remotely. Spaces are limited You may register at the following link A reminder that […]Read More
WorkSafe BC asking for help to communicate new digital option for release of relevant medical records - August 20, 2021
Please click the link for further information. Digital Signatures for WorkSafeBCRead More
THE COLLEGE STANDS WITH THE TK’EMLÚPS TE SECWÉPEMC FIRST NATION AND ALL OF CANADA’S INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES - June 9, 2021
Please view the link below: THE COLLEGE STANDS WITH THE TK’EMLÚPS TE SECWÉPEMC FIRST NATION AND ALL OF CANADA’S INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIESRead More
2021 – Board Election Results - March 26, 2021
An election for two positions on the Board of the College, whose terms expire on April 15, 2021, has been conducted by the Registrar in the presence of two Board members. The ballots were counted today, March 26, 2021. I certify, the following registrants have been elected to serve a three-year term, commencing April 16, […]Read More
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, 2019Standards 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