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

A Family Tradition: Three Generations of Nursing Care

A Family Tradition: Three Generations of Nursing Care

Donna McLeod, Shelley McLeod-Garner and Michelle King share something beyond genes.

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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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