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Eye Care near you in Salmon Arm and Chase, British Columbia

Shuswap Optometric Centre and Chase Optometric Centre (part of the Shuswap Optometric Group) conveniently located in Salmon Arm and Chase and Kamloops, British Columbia proudly service our patients in Blind Bay, Sicamous, Sorrento, North Shuswap and Armstrong.

We are the local Optometrist near you, offering you and your family top quality eye care delivered with unsurpassed customer service.

Dr. Robert Allaway, Dr. Alan Ewanyshyn, Dr. Tracy Thompson, and Dr. Lauren Koch, provide quality eye care services and vision care products in our vision centres located in Salmon Arm and Chase, BC. We truly care about the health of your eyes and provide Comprehensive vision care to all family members.

We stock Designer Eye Frames & Sunglasses, Contact lenses, and we offer Eye examsEmergency Treatment as well as the Management of Ocular Diseases.

Visit one of at our vision centres:
Chase Optometric Centre can be found at 633 Shuswap Ave., Chase, BC VOE 1MO Call: (250) 679-3349 or
Shuswap Optometric Centre at 3-160 Trans Canada Hwy NE in Salmon Arm, BC V1E 1V4, Call : (250) 832-6206 to make an appointment.

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Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in Canada. People living with diabetes are more likely to develop cataracts at a younger age and have a higher risk of developing glaucoma, but diabetic retinopathy is the biggest threat to vision for those who have diabetes.

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Our opticians will help you choose the right eyeglasses frames. Considering how much time we spend on digital devices, choosing the right lenses and frames is especially relevant.

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In a diabetic eye exam, the doctor will dilate the eyes to check for damage from the diabetes including diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and cataracts.

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