Double The Coverage

Many members of the Public Service in Canada will be seeing double.  ‘Double’ their benefits plan coverage for Laser Vision Correction, that is! Effective July 1, 2023, benefits coverage for laser eye surgery under the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) rose to $2,000, per lifetime, from $1,000.

Docs Discuss Data

During its first post-pandemic event for Co-Managing Optometrists (ODs), members of Focus Eye’s senior medical staff did a deep dive on the latest patient data. Speaking about the results for nearsighted patients, Dr. Ryan Wink, Lead Optometrist, reported that, “We know that 98 percent of all low myopes have 20/25 vision or better at one month, and …

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Four New Associates Join OHIP Clinic; Introducing Dr. Alfred Basilious

Focus Eye Centre and our OHIP-practice Associate, Dr. Julia Baryla, is pleased to welcome four long-standing Ottawa-based Ophthalmologists to our new facility at 1105 Carling Ave., where they will be continuing their OHIP practices. The new Associates are: • Dr. Brent J. MacInnis, FRCSC • Dr. Ralph Zabel, FRCSC • Dr. Frank Bastianelli, FRCSC • …

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A New Home For Focus Eye Centre

Focus Eye Ottawa is completing a move into a new building. Located at 1105 Carling Avenue, between Hinton and Holland Avenues, the modernized, newly-renovated clinic features two CPSO-accredited Operating Rooms for Refractive Cataract and Refractive Lens Exchange surgery, and fully modernized Laser Vision Correction suite. “After thirty years in our old location, we made the upgrade …

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Eye Docs Talk

In what will likely be the last virtual event, Focus Eye hosted a Co-Managing event for referring Optometrists via Zoom.  The 45-minute session on March 3rd was an opportunity for Dr. Davin Johnson, FRCSC, Medical Director, and Dr. Ryan Wink, OD, Optometric Director, to address connect with their peers and tackle an informal agenda that …

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