Learn All About Our Eye Exams

At Eagle Vision Optical, we take this crucial step in eye health seriously. Our testing always includes the following:
  • It's free!
  • On-site testing* at our location with our Optician.
    (*Please note that opticians can only provide prescriptions for people between the ages of 19 & 64 years old.)
  • If the exam concerns the health of your eyes, Eagle Vision Optical will arrange for an appointment around your time with an Optometrist. Please arrange an appointment by calling (604) 557-1800 or Toll Free 1-844-354-1700, or email us.

Optometrist & Optician : What's the difference?


Optometrists are healthcare professionals who provide primary vision care ranging from sight testing and correction to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of vision changes. An optometrist is not a medical doctor. An optometrist receives a doctor of optometry (OD) degree after completing four years of optometry school, preceded by three years or more years of college. They are licensed to practice optometry, which primarily involves performing eye exams and vision tests, prescribing and dispensing corrective lenses, detecting certain eye abnormalities, and prescribing medications for certain eye diseases.


Opticians are technicians trained to design, verify and fit eyeglass lenses and frames, contact lenses, and other devices to correct eyesight. They use prescriptions supplied by ophthalmologists or optometrists, but do not test vision or write prescriptions for visual correction. Opticians are not permitted to diagnose or treat eye diseases.

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