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

Code Hack 2020

Code Hack is back!

Are you ready for an exciting challenge that could help shape the future of health care? Island Health is looking for 100 people to participate in a 24-hour design sprint that aims to generate fresh ideas to improve health care.

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Island Health Magazine Winter 2020

The Winter 2020 issue of Island Health magazine encourages readers to live their healthiest life. Read features on how to keep your resolutions; re-thinking “diets” and some delicious soup recipes. Also included in this issue are articles about the stigma of mental illness and an Island Health Research project on dementia.

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Temporary service reduction at Port Alice Health Centre

Island Health is advising that, despite significant effort to fill shifts, there is a temporary shortage of registered nurses and physicians over the holiday season resulting in a temporary service reduction at the Port Alice Health Centre.

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