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Dr. Darren Hatchard

B.Sc., O.D., Director


Dr. Darren Hatchard


Dr. Darren Hatchard B.Sc., O.D. was born in Red Deer, Alberta and raised in Singapore.

After completing his undergraduate degree in Vision Science and Forensic Chemistry at University of Central Oklahoma, he completed his Doctor of Optometry at Pacific University in Oregon.

For eighteen years, he practiced full scope Optometry with treatment and management of ocular disease in the Cayman Islands prior to the legislation to do so in Canada. Dr. Hatchard is a current board member of the British Columbia Association of Optometry (BCAO).

He also has opened British Columbia’s first exclusive dry eye treatment centre in Kelowna. In his time spent away from the office, he enjoys skiing, hiking, sailing and spending time with his family.

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We are following the recommendations of the BC College of Optometrists and are open for ESSENTIAL AND URGENT CARE only at this time.

Please contact our head office at 855 559 2020 if you have an emergency or require immediate care which cannot wait (including eye infection, red eye, eye injury, foreign body, flashers or floaters, broken frames or lenses without any back up pair). We will arrange for you to speak with one of our Optometrists who can assess and see you as needed. Please DO NOT go to an Emergency Room. If you wish to order contacts, please call our head office who can also assist with this.

We consider the health of our community to be of the utmost priority and we thank you for your patience during these challenging times.