What To Know For Your Visit To The Ophthalmologist Office
Access to the office is by referral only.
If you are a family physician, specialist or optometrist please fax your referral.
Preparing for your appointment
Bring the following items:
List of Medications
List of other physicians and optometrists involved in your care
Sunglasses to wear after your visit for comfort after dilation
Download and complete the new patient information form.
Don’t wear contact lenses to your appointment.
Expect that your pupils will be dilated. While it is legal to drive after having dilating drops, we do not advise driving after dilation. Please have someone drive you to and from your appointment.
Where to park
Parking is not available within our office building. Our office is located diagonally across from St. Paul’s Hospital. Parking is available at St. Paul’s Hospital and across the street in public lots. We highly recommend public transit as appointments can run late and you are not compensated for cost of parking or parking violation fees.
Public transit to our office
The Canada Line Yaletown Roundhouse skytrain station is about 6 blocks from our office and there are bus lines on Davie and Burrard street.
Length of appointment time
Pupil dilation and Initial consultations can take up to 2 hours. Follow up appointments maybe shorter, please plan for 1-2 hours.
Dr. Heather O’Donnell and Dr. Stephanie Wise do not provide prescriptions for glasses.
Our office is wheelchair accessible