Is this your first time visiting Real Eyes Optometry, or even your first time seeing an eye doctor? Not to worry, here is a list of common optometry FAQ’s that will help make things easier. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to reach out for more information.
Visiting Us FAQ
Free Parking is available at Metrotown with a four-hour limit, and no registration required.
Once you’ve arrived at Metrotown, proceed to the Grand Court (opposite Swarovski). Give yourself extra walking time incase you end up parking on the opposite side of the mall. Take the elevator up to the OG (Office Galleria Level). We are located on the 4th Floor Office Galleria at Metropolis Metrotown.
FAQ: How Often Do I Need to See the Optometrist?
The Canadian Association of Optometrist’s recommends that a child’s first exam by 6 months of age, again at 3 years, and every year after that time.
Adults over 18 years of age should normally be seen every two years.
Patients over 65 should be seen annually, or more often, if there are any active ocular or systemic diseases with known ocular risk.
All contact lens wearers (soft or hard contact lenses) should be see an Optometrist annually.
Patients with systemic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, or thyroid conditions should be seen annually or more often if recommended by a doctor.
Patients on medications associated with significant ocular risk, such as Plaquenil, Hydroxychloroquine and Prednisolone, should be seen at least annually or more often, if recommended by their doctor.
FAQ: Who is My Optometrist?
An optometrist or eye doctor can discover numerous health issues from high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, hormone imbalance and brain tumor. Whether you wear corrective lenses or not, annual checkups to detect eye complications are recommended.
We are a family-run full scope optometry office that strives to provide the highest level of service. With over 30 years of experience, we continue to add the latest technology so that patients can come to us for all their eye needs.
We offer Lasik/PRK Pre and Post-operative care, advanced diagnostics technology, contact lenses, brand-name frames selections and much more. In addition, our optometrists stay up-to-date with best practices and continue professional development to provide the best care for your eyes.