Articles by: Briar Sexton

Eye-Friendly Computer Displays

As a doctor one of the things I love is how much I am able to learn from my patients. Often patients are able to identify things that work for them that fall outside the scope of what I am educated about and taught to prescribe. Light sensitivity or photophobia […]

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Vision Quest Vancouver 2015

Vision Quest Vancouver 2015

Vision Quest Vancouver will be held on November 14th, 2015. Dr. Briar will be chairing the event this year! This important education event on retinal disease is being held Saturday, November 14th at Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre. Register by July 31 and save on your session registration! If you have age-related […]

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Preview of Comic Vision 2015 with Dr. Briar Sexton on CTV Morning news

Preview of Comic Vision 2015 with Dr. Briar Sexton on CTV Morning news

Comic Vision is coming up Soon!! Click here to watch Dr. Briar Sexton talk about Comic Vision on CTV morning news!! Click here for more info on Comic Vision and tickets!  

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5 Celebrity Beauty Secrets by Elevate Magazine

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March 16, 2015

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5 Celebrity Beauty Secrets by Elevate Magazine

Check out our Cosmetic page on our website to find what services we provide!

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You don’t want to miss Vancouver Comic Vision 2015!

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February 12, 2015

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You don’t want to miss Vancouver Comic Vision 2015!

Click here for event details! Sharing the laughter since 1999, Comic Vision has contributed over $7M to the Foundation Fighting Blindness, funding research to find cures for vision loss and blindness currently affecting over 1 million Canadian children and adults. Each coast to coast Comic Vision event brings together an […]

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UBC-VCH scientists use drug to repair a rare birth defect

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February 3, 2014

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UBC-VCH scientists use drug to repair a rare birth defect

I don’t get excited about research very often. Breakthroughs tend to be small and far away from being relevant to the patients I see day in and day out. The press release from UBC about the work of Dr. Cheryl Gregory-Evans is different. It is ready for clinical trial right […]

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Comic Vision

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January 20, 2014

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Comic Vision

Comic Vision is a fundraiser for the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB).  If you haven’t heard of the FFB they are the biggest private sponsor of Canadian research for inherited retinal diseases. When my goddaughter and her brother were diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (an inherited form of blindness that onsets in […]

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Come see what our neighborhood has to offer!

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November 20, 2013

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Come see what our neighborhood has to offer!

We love our neighborhood on West 1st Avenue and it is our pleasure to share our little secret about our beautiful  flower and orchid arrangements…  Designed at Hilary Miles Flowers only a few doors down. Check out the their amazing  festive holiday collections! Also, check out the Hilary Miles Flowers Facebook page updated often with […]

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Cosmetic Contact Lenses for Halloween are Scary

Every year in BC people dress up and use coloured contact lenses as part of their costumes. Wearing contact lenses that have not been fitted by a licensed optician, optometrist or ophthalmologist is downright dangerous. Many of the cosmetic contact lenses ordered over the internet aren’t licensed for use in […]

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Buyer Beware: Nutritional supplements aren’t always what they seem

Buyer Beware: Nutritional supplements aren’t always what they seem

For patients with macular disease I recommend Preservision with Lutein or, if they have dry eye, Preservision AREDS 2. I do this based on good data from the Age Related Eye Disease Study  (AREDS) I and II  trial showing up to 25% reduction in significant vision loss over five years […]

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