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Our Customer Speak 

"I just wanted to thank you for the excellent customer service I received. The last time I went for an eye exam at another business, it was a terrible experience. I will be recommending Lifetime Eyecare to anyone I come across who needs your services. Customer service with such excellence is a rarity in today's world, Lifetime Eyecare has perfected it."


Noreen Hardy, Delta, BC

[Emailed to Lifetime Eyecare April 13, 2014]

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To learn more:
Article of the month: 
Excerpts from and Analysis of Health Canada's Official Paper on Laser, Lasik, Lasek and
PRK Vision Surgery
To read the entire article on our website,
please click here.


Most Laser Eye Surgeries are Risk-Free

"Some patients feel their lives are vastly improved when their dependence on prescription glasses or contact lenses is reduced or eliminated. However, laser eye surgery also poses certain risks..."


The Risk of a "Significant Loss of Vision"


It is very important to note that...  

"A serious complication that may occur with both PRK and LASIK is corneal infection (infectious keratitis), which may result in significant loss of vision...."


With PRK, risks (among others) can include "regression, which in some cases can cause the eye to regress to its previous refractive error within about six months. If this happens, the patient may need a second operation...or may need to start wearing glasses or contacts again."


Lasik risks a serious condition called corneal ectasia, which is a weakening and bulging of the cornea. Severe cases may need to be treated with a corneal transplant or implant."


As for patients who are over 40 years old "If you are over the age of 40, you will probably need reading glasses after laser eye surgery. Also, your eyes will continue to change as you grow older, and you may need prescription glasses or contacts again at some point. There is also a chance that you may need a second surgery if you do not get the right amount of correction the first time."


Click above to learn more about Ortho K,

a safe alternative to laser, lasik and PRK eye surgery. 


Please learn about laser eye surgery before you proceed. Although health risks and complications are rare, they can be permanent. Do your homework and consider all of your options, including that of Ortho K which is vision correction without surgery or the risk of permanent damage to the eye or your vision.


To watch an intro video and learn more on this subject of Orthokeratolgoy, please click the YouTube Video above.  You will be directed to the Lifetime Eyecare page on Orthokeratology and a highly informative discussion on all your options. Although laser surgery can be good for some, Ortho K is non-permanent, 100% safe and does not require that layers of your eyes are cut or burned off.  


Furthermore, if there are future advances in the area of vision correction (surgical or non-surgical), it is unknown what effects laser or Lasik can have on any future procedures.  With Ortho K - you never run the risk of scar tissue, vision loss or any other such complication.


Even children can wear Ortho K lenses at night to both improve their daytime vision as well as slow the progression of their myopia. Ortho K can be a vision-saver for children with genetic dispositions towards very high prescriptions.

We encourage anyone considering vision correction to investigate all the benefits and risks of all their options. If you have further questions about any aspect of vision correction, feel free to schedule an appointment with Dr. Bachra by calling us at 604.522.1120.  You may also use our online form to request an appointment by clicking here.

Lifetime Eyecare Profile
Dr. S. Bachra
Owner & Chief Optometrist
Dr. Bachra (left) with two of the Lifetime Eyecare "Service Hero" Scholarship Recipients








Since Dr. Bachra is one of the most well-known and popular optometrists in the area, Dr. Bachra's patients come from far and wide to be treated at Lifetime Eyecare and reserve their eyeglasses purchases for our award-winning Eyeglass Frame Bar.  In fact a great many of the eye care patients specifically request to see Dr. Bachra.  


As Owner and Chief Optometrist, she is experienced in so many areas of Optometry and is also one of the very few who has extensive training and hands-on expeience fitting "hard" contact lenses and patients who have difficulty with specific lenses.  Dr. Bachra is also one of the very few in the area who is a qualified Ortho K (Orthokeratology) contact lens expert. 


Currently, Dr. Bachra is serving as an Optometric Advisor to the Douglas College Dispensing Optician Program Advisory Committee (DOPT-PAC).  Previously, Dr. Bachra served on the Board of Directors for the British Columbia Association of Optometrists (BCAO), where she met with leaders from both the Liberal and NDP parties in order to advise on healthcare and eyecare regulations and public policy.


Dr. Bachra also supports a great many local community organizations and projects, such as Optometrists Giving Eyesight, Fraserside Community Programs, the Lion's Club, The Massey Theatre and the Annual Hyack Swim Club Invitational. Moreover, Dr. Bachra and Lifetime Eyecare are preparing for a groundbreaking online company that will provide a generous portion of the profits to benefit organizations that are dedicated to "saving the world".  This includes environmental, human rights and various other organizations that serve the needs of the world's poorest regions.