Common Eye Problems & Surgeries

Common Eye Problems and Surgeries

Common Eye Problems



Conjuctivitis (Pink Eye)

Diabetic Retinopathy

Floaters and Flashes


Macular Degenation

Retinal Detachment


Common Eye Surgeries and Procedures

Most Common Surgeries:

Oculoplastic Surgeries:

Retinal Procedures and Surgeries:

Surgeries to correct nearsightedness (myopia) or farsightedness (hyperopia) are offered at private clinics on Vancouver Island. Learn more about these types of surgery on the HealthLinkBC website.


News & Events

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Pay parking resumes March 4, 2022

Effective March 4, 2022, pay parking will resume at all Island Health sites that previously had pay parking in place. 

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Caring for the Vulnerable

Caring for the Vulnerable

Healthcare professionals provide care in many settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools and people’s homes, but for those individuals who don’t have a fixed address and require care, some community health services staff go to them. 

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People unveiling a truth and reconciliation plaque.

Island Health Magazine Fall 2021

Read articles on building resilience in children; how loneliness impacts health; tips and recipes for healthy to-go lunches; information about IBD and a feature about patient partners.

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