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Support Royal Oak businesses and you could win big!

You could win a pair of sunglass frames AND support Royal Oak businesses too! Royal Oak Optometry is excited to be part of the #buylocalroyaloak campaign presented by the Royal Oak Business Improvement Association. We’re offering the chance to win a pair of sunglass frames, and there are lots more prizes from other local businesses […]

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Spread Some Holiday Cheer

Spread Some Holiday Cheer Royal Oak Optometry would like to give a heartfelt thank you to our community of patients and clients that keep our business thriving. It’s because of you all that we get to do what we love every day. This holiday season, with gratitude, we would like to give back to those […]

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Reopening May 19, 2020

Reopening May 19, 2020 Over the past several weeks we have been keeping a close eye on the COVID-19 situation. We have carefully following recommendations from The College of Optometrists of British Columbia as well as the federal and provincial governments. In compliance with these regulations, we are pleased to announce that as of Tuesday, […]

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COVID-19 Updates

Update for July 1, 2021/BC Restart Step 3 While the province has eased many restrictions (including mandatory mask requirements for indoor spaces), Royal Oak Optometry will continue with our current COVID-19 rules and procedures. Our regulatory college is working with the PHO on mask guidelines going forward. We will update you when we have further information. […]

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Corona COVID-19 and Royal Oak Optometry Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Flu Protection

As you are likely aware, the COVID-19 Coronavirus strain is making its way around the world. At Royal Oak Optometry, we are taking steps to help prevent the spread of the virus to help protect our patients, staff, and the community. If you have an upcoming appointment and are feeling unwell… If you are feeling […]

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March is Workplace Eye Safety Awareness Month

Did you know that… 🇨🇦700 Canadian workers per day sustain eye injuries on the job (Eye Safe BC) 🥽90% of eye injuries are preventable with the correct fitting eyewear (BC Doctors of Optometry) 👁️10 to 20 percent of workplace injuries will cause temporary or permanent vision loss in the affected employees (Oregon State University)   […]

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Fall Sale – Extended!

Enjoy Fantastic Fall Savings Between October 21 – November 9! Newly Extended! We’re stocked for fall with some fabulous frames and are throwing a sale to celebrate! Come in starting October 21 and enjoy: 😍Save up to $120 on a complete pair of Essilor lenses 🎁The chance to WIN YOUR PURCHASE** 👓 Save $50 on […]

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Celebrate World Sight Day With Us

You’re invited to celebrate World Sight Day with us on October 10! Help more than 1.2 billion people who are unnecessarily blind or vision impaired simply because they don’t have access to an eye exam and a pair of glasses. You can help by donating at our office or online. $5 can help give an […]

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Did you forget this Back to School necessity?

Has your child had an eye exam in the last year? Learning is 80% visual and one in every four children have vision-related learning difficulties. Kids should have an eye exam from 6 months of age and repeated every year. MSP covers the cost of yearly eye exams until youths are 19 years old.

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Sandro frames now available at Royal Oak Optometry

Introducing Sandro

You don’t have to go all the way to France for Parisian style anymore. We’re excited to announce that Royal Oak Optometry now carries the Sandro frame line.  Sandro is known for their elegant twist on classic pieces with clean lines and a hint of androgyny. Evelyne Chetrite, founder and creative director since 1984, developed […]

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