Eye doctor, eye professional, family eye care physician – these are all names used to describe an optometrist. This week we will discuss what exactly is an optometrist and what can they do for you. We hope you enjoy it!
Is your family eye doctor speaking in complicated medical lingo which you just don’t understand? Optometrists go through rigorous medical training, and sometimes may not realize their patients need eye conditions explained in practical terms. At Inner Harbour Optometry we get that! Dr. Sharma, who is the owner and primary optometrist at the clinic, makes a conscious effort to ensure his patients understand their eye exam results. After all, knowledge really is power. Read more
Clearly, once we look past all the optometry puns, there are plenty of reasons to visit an eye care professional on a regular basis.
OK, we’ll ease up on the optometrist puns a little. But we mention this because it’s very important to take care of your vision, especially as we get older. After all, there is so much beauty in Victoria BC, from the glory of Dallas Road to the floral displays around the parliament buildings. And let’s not forget about the architecture in Oak Bay!
Let me give you an example of why some people avoid seeing an optometrist – and why that can be detrimental to your health and quality of life.