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Notice of Holiday Office Closure - October 23, 2019

The College office will be closed Wednesday, December 25, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020. The office will re-open on Monday, January 6, 2019 at 9:00 AM.

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Notice of College office Summer Closure - June 3, 2019

The College office will be closed Monday, July 29, 2019 through August 11, 2019.  The office will re-open Monday, August 12, 2019 at 9:00 am.  

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Announcement of Interim Registrar - May 29, 2019

As Board Chair, I am very pleased to announce that Dr. Dale Dergousoff has been appointed as Interim Registrar of the College of Optometrists of British Columbia (“the College”), effective June 1, 2019. Dale will replace Dr. Robin Simpson, who is retiring at the end of May 2019.  After completing undergraduate studies at Simon Fraser […]

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2018 Annual Report - April 30, 2019

The 2018 Annual Report & Audited Financial Statements are available here.

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Dr. Robin Simpson’s Retirement as Registrar - April 10, 2019

As Board Chair, I wish to announce that Dr. Robin Simpson will be retiring as Registrar of the College effective June 1, 2019. On behalf of the Board, I wish to express our immense gratitude and appreciation to Robin for his hard work and dedication as the College Registrar over the last 8½ years… Click […]

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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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