Common Eye Problems & Surgeries

Common Eye Problems and Surgeries

Common Eye Problems

Blepharitis

Cataracts

Conjuctivitis (Pink Eye)

Diabetic Retinopathy

Floaters and Flashes

Glaucoma

Macular Degenation

Retinal Detachment

Strabismus


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.

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News & Events

Cowichan eye-surgery patient Canada’s first recipient of new lens implant technology

Cowichan eye-surgery patient Canada’s first recipient of new lens implant technology

Tracy Parow is Canada’s first recipient of new lens implant technology.

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B.C. Honours Excellence in Nursing

Several Island Health nurses have been honoured in this year's Nursing Awards of Excellence.

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covid tips

Island Health Magazine Fall 2020

This issue offers COVID-19 safety tips, an article about prescribed opioid use, an introduction to Dawn Thomas, our new VP for Indigenous Health & Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the first in our series from Public Health on Climate Change and much more.

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