For patient and staff safety we are adhering to strict pandemic protocols.

We are seeing patients by appointment only. Please wait outside until your scheduled appointment time.

Please call or email us to book an eye exam, purchase eye glasses and/or contact lenses, or for pick ups or repairs.

We thank you for your understanding and encourage you to continue to practice physical distancing and stay safe!



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Dear Valued Patients,


We have loved being your trusted neighbourhood optometry practice for over 20 years. Unfortunately, our lease is ending on July 31st and our last day of operation at our current location will be July 27th.


We are sad to leave, but excited about what lies ahead! Thank you all for your support throughout the years. 


We will be available via telephone and email to assist you with the transition. Please check our website for updates on what’s next.


Warm Regards,


Dr. Ahmed & Team



Our Practice

We are a full scope vision care boutique in the heart of the West End of Downtown Vancouver. Since 2000 we have been providing our patients with personalized care using state of the art technology. We offer comprehensive eye exams and carry a variety of frames, sunglasses, and contact lenses to suit your lifestyle. We would love for you to stop by our practice for all of your vision care needs!

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Nurudin Ahmed has been practicing optometry for well over three decades. After completing his undergraduate degree in London, England he moved to Canada where he graduated with a Masters in Physiological Optics and a Doctor of Optometry from the University of Waterloo.  Dr. Ahmed's passion for optometry has led him to volunteer globally for the past 25 years. He has provided vision care in the Philippines and acted as a consultant for Aga Khan University Hospitals in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and East Africa. Locally, Dr. Ahmed has opened multiple optometric practices, including Urban Eyes, and operates a mobile clinic for First Nations across British Columbia.



Comprehensive Eye Exams

Our full scope examinations are for all ages. We use cutting edge technology to provide an in-depth assessment of your vision and eye health. We can also provide referrals through our extensive network should you need further care.



Our doctor is licensed to treat various ocular conditions including red eyes, inflamed eyes, dry eyes, and glaucoma as well as provide follow-ups when necessary.

Contact Lens


Our doctor and trained professionals are here to help you decide if contact lenses are right for you, as well as to teach you how to use them safely and with ease. Let us know before your appointment if you are considering trying contacts for the first time.


We accept most insurance plans and will bill directly where possible. We also take all government subsidized plans such as MSP and disability plans, and we are registered with Pacific Blue Cross for First Nations coverage.



Frames & Sunglasses

We carry a wide variety of eyewear for every style and budget. With more than twenty different brands and hundreds of frames to choose from we are sure to have your perfect pair in store. We also offer a variety of lenses and coatings to ensure your glasses are customized to your needs. Stop by today to browse our collection!

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Contact Lenses

We carry a variety of brands and types of contact lenses for you to choose from. Our trained professionals will help you select the ones that are right for you!



Our boutique practice has been serving the West End community for over 20 years. Find us at the corner of Davie & Cardero St, just minutes away from English Bay.

1620 Davie St, Vancouver, BC 

V6G 1V9

604 899 8899

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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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(CLOSED FOR LUNCH 1:15 PM - 1:45 PM)