Opal Optometry
536a 6th St New Westminster BC V3L 3B5 (604) 522-4007
(604) 227-2926


New Westminister, BC/ (604) 522-4007

Your Eye Health
What is the difference between optometrists, ophthalmologist and opticians?

The difference between an optometrist, an ophthalmologist and an optician is a common question among the general public. The levels of training and expertise are different for each type of eye care provider. Optometrists When it comes to vision and eye health, the primary healthcare provider is an optometrist. An optometrist…

Published: 2018-01-22Read Article
Use it or lose it!

The end of the year is fast approaching and with the holiday’s right around the corner, it is easy to forget that at the end of the year your health benefits may expiring.  Here are some things to remember as we close out 2015: 1. Any used portion of benefits…

Published: 2018-01-22Read Article
Introducing the new Bausch and Lomb Ultra contact lenses.

We all love technology, whether it is the latest and greatest in cell phones, televisions, tablets and cars.  But it doesn’t just stop with electronics, technology is great for eyecare as well including contact lenses. Although most doctors of optometry will recommend daily disposable contacts lenses as their first recommendation…

Published: 2018-01-22Read Article
How Visual Acuity Is Measured

How is visual acuity measure? This is one of the most common questions our New Westminster Optometrist gets asked. Read on to find out the answer. Visual Acuity is the clarity of your vision. Your Optometrist measures this by asking you to read letters on the Snellen Chart as part of your eye exam.…

Published: 2018-01-22Read Article
7 Bad Habits That Will Age Your Eyes

It’s a given that we can all agree our eyesight is extremely important. We all want to maintain our eye health for our whole lives. Here are 7 bad habits that are your eyes that you may not have considered from our Optometrist in New Westminster. Not Wearing Sunglasses Ultraviolet rays…

Published: 2018-01-22Read Article




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