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

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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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Island Health asks for public’s assistance in appropriate emergency department use

Island Health is asking people to do their part to ensure our hospital emergency departments can continue to meet the care needs of patients experiencing medical emergencies.

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Island Health rebooking all June 29 COVID-19 immunization appointments at Glacier Gardens in Comox

Due to the extreme heat wave that is currently affecting British Columbia, Island Health is rebooking all COVID-19 immunization appointments that were scheduled on Tuesday, June 29 at Glacier Gardens in Comox. 

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