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York Medical Eye Care

Dr. Jennifer Byun and Dr. Patrick Cheung

Our office will be closed on Friday December 23rd to Tuesday December 27th. Happy holidays!

We're committed to keeping you and your families safe by adhering to all guidelines
from the College of Optometrists of Ontario.

At this time, all services are by appointment only.
This includes all eye exams, eyeglass and contact lens pickups, repairs, frame selections,
and other services.

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Meet the Team

At York Medical Eye Care, our team of healthcare professionals provide patients with the best quality services for all their medical needs. We believe in understanding the root of each patient's health concerns through a carefully systematic and personalized approach. We aim to minimize confusion by providing straightforward information regarding diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Jennifer Byun

Dr. Jennifer Byun | Optometrist

Dr. Jennifer Byun O.D. completed Honours Bachelor of Science at University of Toronto downtown campus, then moved to Boston to continue her optometry studies at the prestigious New England College of Optometry. During her studies, she has trained at the Perkins School for the Blind helping special needs children with low vision, and at Boston Medical Center assisting traumatic eye injury, congenital cataract, or keratoconus patients with specialty contact lenses.

Dr. Byun provides comprehensive eye care including contact lens fitting, dry eye management, laser eye surgery co-management, diabetic visual assessment, and low vision consultation. Dr. Byun also works at an ophthalmology practice in Toronto assisting glaucoma and keratoconus management.

Dr. Byun has just recently got LASIK surgery to correct her myopia and is excited to share her experience with her patients.

Dr. Byun has a commitment to providing the best eye care and developing great relationships with patients to better serve their needs. She is fluent in both English and Korean and welcomes patients of all ages!

Dr. Patrick Cheung

Dr. Patrick Cheung | Optometrist

Dr. Patrick Cheung was born and raised in the GTA. He then went on to the University of Waterloo to complete both his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees. He is proud to offer residents of York Region a highly personalized style of eye care.

Dr. Cheung's clinical training includes an Ocular Disease externship at the Eye Associates of Pinellas in Florida, where he treated and managed conditions such as dry eye, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. He also completed a Laser Eye Surgery internship at LASIK MD, performing consultations and post surgery management for laser eye surgery. Furthermore, he trained at the Guelph Vision Therapy Centre and is currently involved with vision therapy for the treatment and management of concussions and eye-related reading and learning problems.

In addition to providing comprehensive eye care, Dr. Cheung's clinical interests include contact lenses, myopia control, and vision therapy. He is passionate about using the most advanced knowledge, technologies, and products in the eye care world to provide personalized eye care and to ensure his patients have healthy eyes and clear vision.

York Medical Eye Care Front Desk

Our Story

At York Medical Eye Care, our mission is to ensure our patients have healthy eyes and clear vision. We do this by providing our patients with the best services and products available in eye care. With our state-of-the-art facilities and products, along with an experienced and dedicated team of eye care professionals, you can entrust your eye care with us.

We offer our patients personalized services and products that allow us to manage whatever health or vision concerns you may have. Book an appointment today and see what we can do for you and your loved ones.

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Our Story

At York Medical Eye Care, our mission is to ensure our patients have healthy eyes and clear vision. We do this by providing our patients with the best services and products available in eye care. With our state-of-the-art facilities and products, along with an experienced and dedicated team of eye care professionals, you can entrust your eye care with us.

We offer our patients personalized services and products that allow us to manage whatever health or vision concerns you may have. Book an appointment today and see what we can do for you and your loved ones.

York Medical Eye Care Optical

Our Story

At York Medical Eye Care, our mission is to ensure our patients have healthy eyes and clear vision. We do this by providing our patients with the best services and products available in eye care. With our state-of-the-art facilities and products, along with an experienced and dedicated team of eye care professionals, you can entrust your eye care with us.

We offer our patients personalized services and products that allow us to manage whatever health or vision concerns you may have. Book an appointment today and see what we can do for you and your loved ones.

York Medical Eye Care Exam Room

Our Story

At York Medical Eye Care, our mission is to ensure our patients have healthy eyes and clear vision. We do this by providing our patients with the best services and products available in eye care. With our state-of-the-art facilities and products, along with an experienced and dedicated team of eye care professionals, you can entrust your eye care with us.

We offer our patients personalized services and products that allow us to manage whatever health or vision concerns you may have. Book an appointment today and see what we can do for you and your loved ones.

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Our Story

At York Medical Eye Care, our mission is to ensure our patients have healthy eyes and clear vision. We do this by providing our patients with the best services and products available in eye care. With our state-of-the-art facilities and products, along with an experienced and dedicated team of eye care professionals, you can entrust your eye care with us.

We offer our patients personalized services and products that allow us to manage whatever health or vision concerns you may have. Book an appointment today and see what we can do for you and your loved ones.

Our Services

York Medical Eye Care offers what we believe to be the most important services in ensuring your vision is clear and and your eyes are at its healthiest.

Comprehensive Eye Exams

Our eye exams include advanced diagnostic testing, a full assessment with one of our optometrists, and a consultation with our opticians and eye care experts. All patients are recommended to have annual eye exams. You will always leave our office being more educated about your eyes than ever before.

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Comprehensive Eye Examinations
Personalized Eyeglass Fittings

Personalized Eyeglass Fittings

How you see this world is through your lenses. There are thousands of lenses out there, but how do you know which one fits your lifestyle, needs, and budget? We have selected a carefully-curated collection of frames and lenses to fit every patient and our opticians and lens experts are able to help guide you through the process.

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Emergency and Urgent Eye Care

There are many eye conditions that can happen suddenly and should be treated immediately. At York Medical Eye Care, we have the equipment and expertise to accommodate eye-related emergencies to make sure that your eyes are well taken care of. Please schedule an appointment if you have any of the following:

  • red and painful eyes
  • flashes and floaters
  • eye scratches
  • eye infections
  • foreign body in eyes
  • sudden loss of vision
  • stuck or irritated contact lenses
  • uncomfortable and itchy eyes
  • broken glasses
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Emergency and Urgent Eye Care
Retinal Photography

Retinal Photography

Our retinal camera allows us to see the condition and take an image of your retina - a thin layer of tissue inside of your eye. Our optometrists will take the time to explain all the different parts about your eye and how to maintain good eye health.

This is part of our standard eye exam.

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Optical Coherence Tomography

This state-of-the-art retinal scan allows us to use infrared light to look at your eye in detail beyond what is seen in a regular eye exam. This can allow us to detect, diagnose, and treat sight-threatening conditions years earlier than ever before. If you have, or are at risk of eye conditions such as diabetes, glaucoma, and macular degeneration amongst many others, this is a test for you.

This is part of our standard eye exam.

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Optical Coherence Tomography
Visual Field Testing

Visual Field Testing

This test allows us to check your peripheral vision. It can be used to detect many conditions, from common problems such as glaucoma to life-threatening conditions such as brain tumours.

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Contact Lens Examinations

Your eyes are special and no other eyes are shaped like yours - and so, contact lenses will fit every eye differently. Whether you are brand new to contact lenses or have been wearing them for years, we are able to assess to see if your contacts are fitting you properly.

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Contact Lens Examinations
Laser Surgery Consultations

Laser Surgery Consultations

Laser eye surgery has come a long way and its safety is well documented. We are able to use our advanced technologies to assess your eyes and lifestyle to see if you are a candidate for surgery and guide you with your decision.

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Myopia Control

Over 30% of our children are becoming nearsighted - and that number is growing every day. There are technologies available now that can help slow down or stop these changes in prescriptions.

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Myopia Control
Vision Therapy

Vision Therapy

In this digital age where near-work is a way of life, our focusing abilities are more important than ever. There are many visual conditions that can affect how we focus, read, and see the world. Often, these problems go undetected. We are able to find these problems early on and treat them, benefiting you in school, work, and life.

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Our Brands

At York Medical Eye Care, our mission is to provide you with the clearest vision possible. We have put together a carefully-curated selection of frames and lenses that suit every style, personality, lifestyle, and budget.

Browse in-store or online to find your perfect fit!

Our Lens Partners

Our Frame Partners

Our Contact Lens Partners

Insurance Plans (Direct Billing)

York Medical Eye Care is able to direct bill a wide range of insurance plans — reducing your out-of-pocket expenses and eliminating insurance paperwork. Check to see if we are able to submit your plan directly.

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Ask us about our promotions! York Medical Eye Care offers budget-friendly promotions so you can rest assured knowing the entire family has their eye health taken care of.

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Our Blog

The team at York Medical Eye Care wants every patient to gain a deeper understanding of how to best take care of your eye health, which is why all our blogs emphasize the importance of eye care and how it applies to you.

Are Your Contact Lenses Right for You?
3 min read Are Your Contact Lenses Right for You?

Do you know if you've been fitted with the right contact lenses for your eyes? It is so easy to buy contact lenses online nowadays, but are they all right for your eyes? Although they may look the same, there are many different types of contact lenses depending on one's needs and prescription type.

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A New Way to Keep Your Eyes from Getting Worse for Nearsightedness
4 min read A New Way to Keep Your Eyes from Getting Worse for...

If you need to wear glasses to see far away, there is a good chance you are nearsighted, or myopic. This article will be for you. There are many other reasons people need to wear glasses, but these solutions will only apply if you or your child is nearsighted.

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How Does Having Diabetes Affect My Eyes?
3 min read How Does Having Diabetes Affect My Eyes?

Diabetes is a serious and sometimes life-changing disease deriving from the body's inability to produce or effectively use insulin, a hormone that controls the amount of blood glucose (sugar), which is an energy source. Since individuals living with diabetes do not produce or effectively use insulin, they are prone to high blood sugar levels, which can damage organs, blood vessels, and nerves.

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What Should I Do If I Have Pink Eye?
4 min read What Should I Do If I Have Pink Eye?

With winter bearing down on us, pink eye, red eyes, and irritated eyes are becoming a regular occurrence. What do you need to know about it and what should you do?

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Are Carrots Actually Good for Your Eyes?
2 min read Are Carrots Actually Good for Your Eyes?

As a child, you've probably been told to eat carrots because they are good for your eyes. Is this even true?

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Why Is It Important To Wear Sunglasses?
3 min read Why Is It Important To Wear Sunglasses?

Sure, wearing sunglasses can look great. But why are they important for the health of your eyes? The most important job of sunglasses is to keep your eyes protected from the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) and blue light rays.

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Vision and Learning
2 min read Vision and Learning

We've heard it before; an undetected vision or eye health problem can affect a child's academic performance. However, you might not have heard it can also affect a child's behaviour and social skills.

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What Is a Cataract?
2 min read What Is a Cataract?

A cataract is a clouding of the eye's natural lens. The lens is normally transparent and is located behind the iris. The lens bends light rays so that the image can be formed on the retina. Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over the age and tof 40 and the number one cause of blindness in the world. Luckily, with regular eye exams and treatment, they can be slowed and treated with ease.

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Address

17730 Leslie Street, Unit 110

Newmarket, ON L3Y 3E4

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