Comprehensive Vision Examinations
Comprehensive vision examination is a vital part of a persons overall health. An eye examination is recommended for children and seniors every year. We prefer also seeing adults annually; however, some cases warrant more frequent visits.
A comprehensive eye examination starts with a quick form to determine your general health, family history, and how your eyes are used during your everyday life...
Medical & Emergency Eyecare
Patients are able to receive emergency eye care for red eye, infection, pain, or foreign bodies in the eye.
On arrival the staffs main priority is to ease the pain and make sure you are made as comfortable as possible. From there the optometrist will determine the severity of the issue and if a specialist is needed or the patient needs to go to the hospital.
Surgical Co-Management is the practice of delegating specific responsibilities in patient care to designated physicians. At WestCoast Doctors of Optometry, we offer Co-Management in three main types of eye surgery: Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), LASIK, and cataract surgery. Both PRK and LASIK deal with refraction issues, like myopia, hyperopia, andastigmatism, while cataract surgery deals with the clouding of the lens of your eye...
Specialty Contact Lens Fits
Contact lenses can be a great substitute for glasses and are a satisfactory way to correct your vision. Due to recent advances in contact lens technology, there are more options for those that need bifocal lenses, keratoconus fittings, or suffer from dry eyes or discomfort. No matter your prescription or condition, there are contact lenses for you. Our doctors recommend an annual contact lens evaluation to ensure proper fit, correct prescription, and check for any problems that may arise from wearing contacts...
Vision Therapy Pediatrics
During your child's first 6 months their vision begins to develop. Within the first 4 months, their vision becomes clearer, colour vision begins development, and they can coordinate both eyes to work together. Once they're 6 months old, they will be able to obtain eye movement control and develop hand-eye coordination. To ensure proper development and eye health, eye examinations are recommended for babies between the ages of 6 and 9 months old...
Myopia is commonly treated with corrective lenses. While these options allow you to see normally, there has not been one sole method that can slow the progression of myopia. However, due to introduction of new technology, myopia can now be managed, meaning your nearsightedness might be able to stabilize to a lesser degree, sooner. Following are a few examples of myopia management methods: (Read More)