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For Referring Veterinarians

*** Dr. Osinchuk is now offering appointments in Nanaimo one day every 3 weeks** Upcoming dates listed in referral form below

We continually watch our incoming urgent referrals however you are welcome to call and confirm your patient will be examined the same day.

The cost of the initial consultation is $255 +tax. This includes intraocular pressures, Schirmer tear test, and fluorescein stain if needed. The consultation is approximately 45-60 minutes.

Current Wait Times:

Emergency Assessment: Same day available M-Th

Non-Urgent Assessment:  1 week

Emergency Surgery: Same day available M-Th

Elective Surgery: 1 week

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

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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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