About Us


Briar
Dr. Briar Sexton
I am grateful every day for the opportunity to work as an ophthalmologist. Vision is a precious commodity and it is a pleasure to work with my patients to protect and care for their eyes.

Staying on top of new treatments and maintaining state of the art equipment is another source of pride for us at the clinic. I am active both in attending and teaching at Continuing Education events.

For Dr. Sexton’s full CV 2022: Click Here

Since 2010 I have been actively fundraising for the Foundation Fighting Blindness. The research projects they fund bring hope for a cure for many retinal diseases.

Vancouver is an amazing city and our little block in Kitsilano is a wonderful community that we are all proud to be a part of and to share with you.

Dr. Briar Sexton is a licensed and registered physician in British Columbia and regulated by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. For more information please visit: Registrant directory | College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC (cpsbc.ca). If you have any further questions, please contact the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia via phone at 604-733-7758 or Toll free: 1-800-461-3008 or on their website Contact us | College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC (cpsbc.ca).

Shannon is great at working with our patients and running our visual field tests, Nupur keeps our clinic running smoothly, and Alina works diligently to perform our diagnostic testing at the highest standard possible.

  

Alina 

Office Administrator 

After graduating from university, I knew I wanted to work in a fast-paced, medical setting where I could make a difference in people’s lives daily. Dr. Sexton’s clinic is the perfect setting for top of the line health care and friendly service. 

The exceptional health care professionals at this clinic seek to provide medical care for all of our patients with the highest of standards and are always looking for ways to improve patient care and efficiency. I love being challenged to work in a busy clinic which needs my constant attention to detail to complete our patient care in a timely and caring manner. Getting to know the patients of this clinic has been a privilege.


Shannon

MOA & Visual Field Technician

While studying kinesiology at the University of the Fraser Valley, I was inspired to discover that I could make a positive difference in the lives of others by working in healthcare. Working in Dr. Sexton’s clinic is the perfect opportunity for me to realize this in a fast-       paced and engaging environment.

After graduating and traveling for a few years, I have settled in Vancouver and was so happy to join Dr. Sexton’s team here. This team truly embodies the value of hard work and the joy of helping people. They inspire me to push myself and be my best every day.


Nupur

MOA & Visual Field Technician

I have always known that the only place for me was within a fast-paced medical setting.  Dr. Sexton’s clinic offers top of line healthcare with friendly service to match! Following years of experience working in the healthcare industry, I feel extremely happy bringing my skillset and knowledge to Dr. Sexton’s clinic. I am grateful for this wonderful opportunity of working with equally passionate healthcare professionals under Dr. Sexton’s guidance.

As a team, we love creating a patient-friendly environment as we offer a warm and collaborative approach to ophthalmology. More than just my duty and responsibility, it brings me pleasure and innate satisfaction to make the patients feel safe, comfortable, valued, and always heard.


Media Appearances

Fighting Blindness Canada. Promotional Video. Features Dr. Briar Sexton. 

Fighting Blindness Canada – Promotional Video

Fighting Blindness Canada. Glaucoma Awareness Facebook Live Event Moderated by Brett Walther of Reader’s Digest. Features Dr. Briar Sexton

Fighting Blindness Canada – Fighting Blindness Canada Glaucoma Awareness Facebook Live | Facebook

 

CTV News. Experts warn of sun damage to eyes as first days of summer and heat wave set in (2021). Features Dr. Briar Sexton 

https://bc.ctvnews.ca/experts-warn-of-sun-damage-to-eyes-as-first-days-of-summer-and-heat-wave-set-in-1.5478340

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Global News. Blindness crisis coming to Canada (2019)? Features Dr. Briar Sexton and Mya Sauer

https://globalnews.ca/video/rd/1508052547696/?jwsource=cl

 

 

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Global News. National care strategy to fight blindness and vision loss (2019). Features Dr. Briar Sexton

https://globalnews.ca/video/5204215/national-care-strategy-to-fight-blindness-and-vision-loss

 

 

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Nassar, H., Kelly, A. Eye protection in bright, cold conditions key and often overlooked (2019). Features Dr. Briar Sexton. News 1130

https://www.citynews1130.com/2019/02/06/eye-protection-bright-cold/

 

 

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Ellis, E. One-third of glaucomas aren’t picked up by the regular eye-pressure test (2016). Features Dr. Briar Sexton. Vancouver Sun

https://vancouversun.com/health/local-health/one-third-of-

glaucomas-arent-picked-up-by-regular-eye-pressure-test

 

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Brown, S. Hatcher forever changed face of  MLB Celebrations (2015). Features Dr. Briar Sexton. Vancouver Sun

http://www.vancouversun.com/sports/hatcher+forever+changed+face+celebrations/11457739/story.html                                                                                  

   

 

CTV Morning News: Dr. Briar Sexton previews Comic Vision 2015

https://bc.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=587539