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Eye Care For The Whole Family In Salmon Arm

At our eye care centre in Salmon Arm, we have a wide variety of optometric services offered to our patients. Stop in and see us, or call and schedule an appointment; we would be glad to help you. Our friendly, knowledgeable optometrists and staff are available to assist you with all of your eye care needs.

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Our Salmon Arm Hours

3-160 Trans Canada Hwy NE
Salmon Arm, BC V1E 1J1
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Eye Allergies

Eye allergies, or any allergies for that matter, occur when the immune system is hypersensitized to a stimulus in the environment that comes into contact with the eye. 

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Emergency Eye Care

Did you know your optometrist can help you with red eyes, pink eye, or sore eyes, foreign body removal, and eye emergencies?

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Computer Eyestrain

Digital eye strain, eye fatigue and computer vision syndrome (CVS) are conditions that result from extended exposure to digital screens.

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Our Eye Care Services

Routine and Medical Eye Care for the Whole Family In Salmon Arm

The doctors at Shuswap Optometric Centre have developed reputation in handling many different eye conditions, which includes (but not limited to):

Eye  doctor, woman at an eye exam in Salmon Arm, BC

Learn more about what problems can be spotted with an eye exam, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids.

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Optometrist, little boy at an eye exam in Salmon Arm, BC

According to experts, 80% of learning is visual, which means that if your child is having difficulty seeing clearly, his or her learning can be affected.

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Eye doctor, man rubbing his eyes in Salmon Arm, BC

Dry eyes result from the chronic lack of lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye, which can cause minor irritations.

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Experience the Beauty of Nature & Culture in Salmon Arm


salmonShuswap Optometric Centre is located in Salmon Arm, a city in the Shuswap region of British Columbia. On the shores of Shuswap Lake, we welcome crowds of summer tourists looking for the perfect holiday. Our optometry practice invites all patients, locals, and visitors, to benefit from our full range of expert eye care services. We now accept Alberta Blue Cross. We'll perform detailed eye exams, accurate vision testing, treatment for eye disease or an eye condition.

In the event that you require emergency eye services while in Salmon Arm, we’re qualified to help. Looking for a new pair of designer frames to give you a crisper view of the majestic scenery? Check out our amazing collection of eyeglasses and sunglasses! Our friendly optometry team will be pleased to serve you with whatever you need for your eyes and vision.

You can enter Salmon Arm, BC, on the Trans-Canada Highway and enjoy a magnificent view of rolling hills, lush greenery, and sparkling Shuswap Lake. The town itself welcomes you warmly with the comfort and spirit of a small agricultural community. A true sense of the early days of the city of Salmon Arm can be experienced at the interactive RJ Haney Heritage Village & Museum.

Stroll through the historic buildings that were relocated to this site, including a log cabin, one-room schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, and church. Dinner theatre performances are held three times a week during the summer season. The Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park is another destination for history fans, where you can view ancient pictographs.

Live, contemporary entertainment can be enjoyed at the Salmar Classic Theatre, and don’t miss the annual Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival for a unique musical performance. Art aficionados will appreciate the SAGA Public Art Gallery, situated within the renovated space of Salmon Arm’s first post office.

If you’re seeking outdoor recreation, bird-watching is a popular activity. The Salmon Arm Bay is home to the largest colony of western grebes in the region, and it is a favorite resting area and nesting ground for many migrating birds. Once you have your outdoor gear on, take a short hike to Herald Provincial Park to view the 200-foot waterfall of Margaret Falls and a stunning display of old cedars. You can rent a boat and journey down the shoreline of the Adams River to reach Albas Falls, another incredible vista. To ensure that your view of all that Salmon Arm, BC, has to offer is as clear as can be, schedule a visit to Shuswap Optometric Centre too!

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Salmon Arm Contact Lens Specialists

Do you prefer wearing contact lenses instead of eyeglasses? We know that many people find contacts to be more convenient at times, especially when playing sports or engaging in other recreation activities.
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