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Improve Your Eyesight: How Our Surrey Optometrists Can Help

Living with bad eyesight can cause many problems and to make matters worse, the health of your eyes can affect the health of your body. Our optometrists at West Coast Optical understand this and strive to provide comprehensive and quality services to those looking to improve their eyesight and health. Read More

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Seven Common Misconceptions About Optometry: Advice from Our Optometrists

Within the field of optometry, there are many misconceptions that can cause people to make eye care decision that aren’t beneficial for them. At West Coast Optical, our optometrists are all too familiar with these misconceptions and have made a list of seven of them below. Read More

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Purchasing Contact Lenses: Advice from Our Optometrists

For those making their way into the world of contact lenses for the first time, the sheer volume of selection can be daunting. Not only are certain lenses more suitable for different people, there are plenty of maintenance and care procedures that you should be aware of before using them. Our optometrists at West Coast Optical outline some basic things to keep in mind when looking for the right pair of contact lenses below. Read More

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West Coast Optical Named the 2015 Reader’s Choice Favourite Eye Care Company by the Langley Times

For those working with eye care professionals to protect their sight, they must place their trust in the specialist. They require the services of an optometrist that has been widely recommended within their local community and is respected within their industry for their years of dedication to leading-class eye care. Recently named the 2015 Reader’s Choice Favourite Eye Care Company by the Langley Times, West Coast Optical is now the trusted specialist within their local marketplace. Read More

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West Coast Optical Explain Three Benefits of Scheduling Regular Appointments with an Optician

Most glasses wearers know that they must see their optician annually to ensure their prescription is up to-date and to undergo diagnostic care for vision care issues. But the general population might also consider visiting an optician each year as they grow older. This is especially important for those experiencing slight vision issues, as this could be a sign they will require glasses in the near future. To help explain the benefits of visiting an optician regularly, the team at West Coast Optical is giving their guidance on the subject. Read More

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West Coast Optical Introduces Special Offers on Optician Care Services

Surrey, BC-based provider of optician services, West Coat Optical is introducing a new selection of special offers to thank their clients for choosing their business. An example of the special offers now available through West Coast Optical is their 2-for-the-price-of-1 offer on transitions polarized lenses and computer glasses. This offer will ensure clients receive a free pair ofCrizal Sun UV coating lenses or computer glasses when they purchase frames and lenses with transitions and Crizal anti-reflecting coating. It’s the type of special offer that can help clients significantly reduce their long-term eyewear costs in 2015. Read More

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West Cost Optical: 5 Qualities That Make a Good LASIK Candidate

Many of our patients have heard about the LASIK procedure and want to know more about how LASIK can reduce or eliminate the need for vision correction. An abbreviation for “laser in situ keratomileusis,” LASIK requires a trained eye surgeon to cut a flap in the cornea and then use a laser to reshape the cornea to improve vision. Read More

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Good Eye Care for Computer Users – West Coast Optical

For so many of us technology is a significant part of modern life. About 80% of us use it regularly. Whether it is for business or pleasure, often both, looking at all those screens can have a negative effect on your eyes.  Think about how much time you spend each day looking at your phone, computer or laptop, and tablet. Those hours add up and eventually take a toll on your eyes.  Read More

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Are You Taking Care of Your Eyes? 5 Tips for Maintaining your Sight

Your eyesight is valuable and that is why you try everything to maintain it. But, are you really taking care of your eye health properly? Here are 5 tips to help you keep your sight perfect and healthy without stressing you out. Read More

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West Coast Optical Explains the Role Your Optometrist Plays in Your Health Care

Some confusion exists between the terms “optometrist”, “ophthalmologist”, and the good old-fashioned “eye doctor.” Technically, the two first terms are classifications of types of eye doctors. The difference is that the primary duty of an optometrist is to prescribe glasses and contact lenses and evaluate the general visual health of his patients. An ophthalmologist, on the other hand, is more of a specialist that focuses on more serious conditions and surgical procedures. Read More

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