Blog - Royal Oak Optometry - Optometrists in Victoria, BC, Canada

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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June 8, 2019 Client Appreciation Day

You’re invited to our Client Appreciation Day on June 8, 2019! Join us from 9:30am – 3pm for refreshments, door prizes, and other giveaways – like the chance to WIN YOUR FRAME purchased that day! We’ll be giving away a $100 gift certificate to Royal Oak Optometry! Subscribe to our newsletter for your chance to win. We’ve […]

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Spring Time Allergy Eye Tips

For those who suffer from seasonal allergies, Springtime blooms mean red, itchy, watery eyes, and blurred vision. We’ve gathered some tips to help you enjoy the best of the season 💐. 👒Wear Sunglasses and a Hat! Wearing polarized lenses and a hat when spending time outdoors can protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV […]

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Staff Training and Meeting Closures (UPDATED)

We believe learning is a lifelong endeavour, which is why we occasionally take the afternoon off for staff training! Our next training closure will be on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 26, starting at 12:30pm. Update: Our staff training has been rescheduled, so we’re open as usual on February 26! Our monthly staff meeting takes place […]

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Overcoming Light Sensitivity for Contact Lens Wearers

From computer screens, to fluorescent lights (and as we recently learned, gleaming white snow) many of us spend our days surrounded by bright light. Prolonged exposure means hours of squinting, eye strain and headaches. Did you know a whopping 64% of contact lens wearers are bothered by bright light on a daily basis? If you […]

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Family Day Long Weekend Hours

Happy Family Day! No matter what family means to you, we hope you enjoy the day. We’ll be closed today, Monday February 18 but look forward to seeing you tomorrow!

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Welcome Baby Maverick!

We’re excited to announce a brand new member into the Royal Oak Optometry family! On  January 2, optician Crystal welcomed her son Maverick into the world. What a cutie, congratulations! 😍

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Holiday Hours and Monthly Meeting Closure

Holiday season is upon us, and with it, come a couple schedule changes. Take note of some early closures, and holiday hours too. December 15 closing at 3:00 p.m. for our Christmas party 🎉 December 19 closed between 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. for our monthly staff meeting. December 24 early closure at 1:00 p.m. December 25 and […]

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