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For Referring Veterinarians

Same day emergency and surgery spots are reserved each day that we are open, and held Mondays for weekend cases. We continually watch our incoming urgent referrals however you are welcome to call and confirm your patient will be examined the same day.

If a patient of your clinic has an eye concern and you are unable to fit them in, we are happy to see them as an urgent referral. All you need to do is have a team member fill out the referral form and we will take care of your patient from there.

Our non-urgent wait time is one week. Our non-urgent surgery wait time is 1-2 weeks.

Thank you for trusting us with your patient's care. I sincerely appreciate our partnership, and I look forward to seeing each case through with you.

 - Dr. Stephanie Osinchuk

As of April 11th we are operating out of our new location at 1045 Linden Avenue.

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Locally Owned, Family Operated


The Island Veterinary Eye Specialist clinic is proudly owned by the Osinchuk family. We care immensely about the pet community here on Vancouver Island.

Your pet's comfort is a cornerstone of our practice

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Dr. Osinchuk is Fear Free Certified.

Known as Fear FreeSM, the training and certification program helps veterinarians modify their procedures, handling, and facilities to help pets feel safe and comfortable while receiving the medical care they need.  

Delivering Excellence


Dr. Osinchuk is one of a handful of Veterinary Ophthalmologist in Canada to achieve diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO). The ACVO is the professional organization that oversees the accreditation of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. To become a diplomate of the ACVO  a  veterinarian must complete an ACVO residency, and pass all sections of the rigorous ACVO qualifying board exam.

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