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Royal Oak Optometry's own Dr. Gurpreet Leekha Awarded BC Optometrist of the Year. Standing next to awarding host for a posed two shot photo on stage.

Dr. Gurpreet Leekha Awarded BC Optometrist of the Year

Royal Oak Optometry’s Dr. Gurpreet Leekha won the BC Doctors of Optometry Optometrist of the Year award for his outstanding work in 2023. The announcement came at the 2024 BCDO Annual Conference & OPTOFAIR.   What is BCDO? BC Doctors of Optometry, or BCDO, is a non-profit organization aiming to uphold patient care standards, advocate...

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Vision month is an excellent time to book an appointment for an eye exam.

Happy Vision Month!

Are you taking care of your eyes? Check out our healthy eyes checklist: Include green leafy greens (such as kale and chard) and brightly coloured fruits in your diet. These foods contain lutein and zeaxanthin which may help reduce the risk of macular degeneration and cataracts. Studies have shown that lutein and zeaxanthin reduce discomfort...

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Dr. Gurpreet Leekha of Royal Oak Optometry, Victoria BC

Q. & A. with Dr. Gurpreet Leekha

Q: How long have you worked in optics? A: I’ve been in Eyecare since 2001. I’d just graduated from Optometry school and begun working in New York City when 9/11 happened, and I found myself at ground zero rinsing out the eyes of firefighters who had escaped the World Trade Center collapse. I’ve enjoyed helping...

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