Eye Health

Information on eye (ocular) surgery and eye (ophthalmology) procedures available through Island Health.

Eye Surgeries and Procedures

To learn more about eye surgeries and procedures offered in the Vancouver Island Health Authority, browse the menu on the left or follow these links:

You may learn more about eye conditions and diseases on the HealthLink BC website.

Please note: Cataract patients receive foldable monofocal intraocular lenses at no charge. For more information, visit the Medical and Health Care Benefits web page and view our Questions and Answers

The information on this website is not meant to give health care advice. For advice and information specific to your health concerns, please talk to a doctor.

Instruction Sheets and Tools

Information Sheets

Cataract Surgery

Before, During and After your Cataract Surgery

Decision Points

The HealthLink BC website offers the following Decision Point topics that can help you understand the key information and important issues related to your eye health decision.

Actionsets

The HealthLink BC website offers the following Actionsets, which are topics designed to help you or someone you care for take an active role in managing your eye health condition.

Services

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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