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West Coast Retina Consultants

Our physicians are trained specialists that provide treatment for disorders of the retina and vitreous using the highest quality techniques and standards. Our physicians have extensive experience in treating a wide range of retinal diseases including:

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Age-related Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Holes
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Tear
  • Complex Lens Surgery
  • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
  • Central Serous Retinopathy
  • Uveitis 

Phone line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for retinal emergencies. Please call our office at (604) 875 1661.

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Testimonials

  • “Dear Dr Merkur, Thank you for your great care.”

  • “Dr Kirker, Thank you so very much.” P.W.

  • “Thank you Dr Albiani for your awesome job on my eye. Love you so much.” T.N.

  • “Thank you for your dedicated, professional care. Best wishes to you and your friendly helpful crew.” M.W.

  • “Dr Albiani, Dr Merkur, Dr Lee and staff, Thank you for the excellent treatment and care I received for my right eye. It makes so much difference to see well.” E.B.

  • “Thank you for bring my back the light.” Z.H.L

  • “Dear Dr Albiani, Many thanks to you and your team for the care you gave me during my recent surgery. I was anxious, however the wonderful beside manner(s) of you, Dr Blackman, Dr Lau, nurses Diane, Terry and Carol reassured me. I feel very fortunate to live where we have such a great public health system.”

  • “A small something for your HIPS! Thank you for the special and considerate way you deal with my mother. If it wasn’t for you guys, we would be spending a lot of time missing the ferry.”

  • “Dr Albiani, You and your staff had such a busy day and were all so pleasant. I cannot remember thank you for your time and ability to make all so easy for me. I want to thank you and your girls.” A.S.

  • “Thanks desk staff!!”

  • “Dr Albiani & Team, I will always be grateful for how you saved my sight! Thanks for your expert care, empathy, advice and insights, and hospitality towards out-of-province patients during a stressful time away from home.”

  • “Arrived home yesterday much better than when I left. Thank you for your timely and compassionate care. The healing gift you have has blessed my life. I thank you again.”

  • “Dr Albiani, Associates, and staff, We thank you all for the wonderful care. Our trips to your clinic from Nanaimo have been most appreciated. What a great team!”

  • “Dr Kirker, Thank you for your skillful diagnosis and surgery. I’m really glad your my eye doctor! Thank you to all your staff, too. Very professional and caring.” M.C.

  • “Thank you for another year of sight.” J.M.

  • "Dear Dr Albiani, My husband and I thank you for taking care of my eyes; preventing the AMD from getting worse on my right eye and transmit to the left eye. Your gentleness and thoughtfulness have ease my anxiety.”

  • “Dear Dr Kirker, Dr Merkur, Dr Albiani and all staff at West Coast Retina, Thank you, doctors, for your compassionate, diligent care of my mom. We are grateful for your continuing involvement in managing her ophthalmological health. Thank you, MOAs, for your warmth and patience, in person and on the phone, in arranging our appointments and answering our questions.” T.U.

  • “Dr Kirker, Thank-you for all your care so far, i really appreciate everything you and your staff have done for me and my family. Thank you for taking the extra time to help me.” M.

  • “To the great staff of Section B, Thanks for keeping all of us - doctors too - organized and on time! It’s greatly appreciated. Cheers.”

  • “Happy New Year to All with many thanks for your wonderful care.” S.Z.

  • “We would like to thank you Dr Merkur, Larla & all your staff at the Eye Care Centre who were kind, professional and courteous. You made our frightening experience manageable and calm. My eye is on the mend and my vision is improving.” G.T.

  • “Dr Merkur & support professionals, Thank you for your care & attention. Hopefully this works & in my last stage of life I can pursue my art work & read & knit in comfort.” W.G.

  • “Dr Albiani, Thank you so much for taking such great care of our son! We are so fortunate that he was under your care and he continues to do well.” J.H.

  • “Dear Dr Merkur, On my final appointment this week I neglected to say thank you for all the positives that have come about as a result of your surgery. My sight is crystal clear, for the most part, a veil of yellow has been lifted, and I have become an expert administering eye drops on the fly! You have a created a very inviting atmosphere in your office with educational material to pass the time, a calming animal video to entertain those who can see, and best of all group of very open, positive staff to work with, yourself included. Thank you once again for your help.” M.O.

  • “Dear Dr Albiani, Thank you for your time and care in giving me a successful operation. I feel very comfortable and assured under your care.” K.K.L

  • “Drs Albiani, Kirker, Merkur and staff, Thanks to the excellent care my father received at the eye clinic he was able to live independently and I am so grateful for that. You always treated him with the utmost respect and made our appointments a little less painful. Thank you again.” S.C.