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An Injury to the Eye - Why You Should See an Eye Doctor

There is a common assumption that when an eye emergency occurs, you must rush to the emergency room. However, when a common eye injury, such as a corneal abrasion or simply a scratch in the eye happens, it is often best to see an eye doctor. Your local West Vancouver or Squamish Eye Doctor will be much more effective in treating the injury. Because the cornea is a sensitive part of the body, you will feel that the injury is quite large and painful. It's important to remember that rubbing your eye may risk the possibility of spreading infection. It is best to rinse the eye out with saline solution.

Whether you have a Red/Painful Eye, Infection, Vision/Prescription Problem or Contact Lens Problem we are available 6 days a week to see you promptly. Our friendly receptionists at Optomeyes would be happy to assist you.

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Personal Message from Drs. McRoberts, Bowden & Davidson regarding COVID-19

Considering the evolving situation of COVID-19, we feel it is our responsibility to prioritize the health of our community members during this critical time and do what we can to minimize the opportunity for transmission. As a result, we have made the decision to close our physical clinic and provide only virtual appointments & emergency referrals until further notice.

For Squamish patients, please call 604-892-5055 during our regular business hours to consult.
For West Vancouver patients, please call 604-922- 0413 during our regular business hours to consult.

We are here if you need us!

**Please note – we will continue to be available for your glasses, contacts, eye drops, ocular supplements and any other product or prescription needs. Please call and we can arrange to have these shipped directly to your door at no charge.

Thank you for your support and understanding as we navigate these unprecedented times. We are hopeful that this will be a temporary measure, and will be monitoring the situation carefully. Please take care of yourselves & each other, and we hope to see you soon!

Sincerely,
Drs. McRoberts, Bowden & Davidson