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Dr. Pavan Avinashi

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Ratings for Dr. Pavan Avinashi

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I've seen Dr. Avinahi twice now, and can truthfully say I have never had a better Optometrist. He is extremely knowledgeable, thorough, and takes the time to answer all your questions. He has a wonderful staff as well. They explain what test each equipment is used for and make sure you are very comfortable. Great customer service! I highly recommend this office.

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flag | Submitted September 15, 2017

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North Vancouver B.C. #1Eye Clinic Hollyburn Always a pleasure when I visit Hollyburn , Great selection 4 the whole family!

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flag | Submitted July 13, 2018

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Dr.Pavan Avinashi is wonderful. Trust your eyes to him.🤓

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flag | Submitted July 5, 2018

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We took our elderly mother to Hollyburn Eye Clinic for her annual optical examination, and were again very impressed with the high level of courteous and professional service we received. Every staff member with whom we interacted was very welcoming and accommodating of our Mum who is in a wheelchair. Dr. Avinashi is excellent. He made Mum feel comfortable, provided us with detailed explanations on what he was doing and made recommendations that were absolutely appropriate for her. This was not a one off, we've received this level of service every time we visited Hollyburn Eye Clinic and it’s an absolute treat. I would very definitely recommend this office for your optical needs. The new offices are also amazing!!!

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flag | Submitted June 22, 2018

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I have to say I've found the go to Eye Clinic for myself and my family. From the quickly secured appointment (same day is unheard of) to the thoroughly professional experience I was truly impressed. Dr. Avinashi patiently explained the technology and process he was using as I had never seen much of the new equipment that Hollyburn has invested in. And seeing the actual structure of my eye and where to look for changes as I age (sadly inevitable) was very cool. I was given great assistance in selecting the best pair of glasses for my needs and fully expect that when they arrive I'll be completely satisfied. And BTW all of this cost me no more than my last experience at a "chain" eye glass company with 1/2 the service and expertise. Highly reccomend.

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flag | Submitted June 19, 2018

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Besides the excellent eye examination that I receive, I fully appreciate the help that I received at the front end of the shop. Wearing glasses is far more than being able to see. Glasses frame your face and say something about your style (something that I wish I had more of). Your staff seem fully aware of what is trendy and were a big help in making me feel good about the choice that I made. Many thanks to them.

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flag | Submitted May 31, 2018

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Very happy with his level of interest in my (complicated) vision history. Very good experience start to finish.

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flag | Submitted May 29, 2018

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Dr. Avanashi is the very best! A superb optometrist. I, and my whole family, rely on him for our eye care. We are in great hands. Thank you Pavan and thank you to your fabulous staff. A special mention for Hala... she's amazing: professional, customer-focused and a wonderful personality. Looking for particular frames I wanted, she searched the globe until she found them. Wow, what service! 100% Recommended.

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flag | Submitted May 17, 2018

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Dr Avinashi is very helpful in explaining the results of the tests performed as well as answering all of my questions. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to family and friends.

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flag | Submitted April 11, 2018

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Dr Avinashi is what you hope for in every medical professional - personable first, even if you are the 20th patient he's seen that day you wouldn't know it. Even if you haven't seen him in a couple of years - he's taken the time to review your record and reacquaint himself with your status. Knowledgeable - having attended one of the best programs in the world, I feel I'm in very competent and progressive hands. It's clear he is right on top of the latest research, practices and products. Top rate experience as well - diagnostic machines that are cutting edge, staff that are clearly happy in their roles and with their work environment. Can't imagine getting better care than this.

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flag | Submitted April 10, 2018

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Dr. Pavan Avinashi's Credentials



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Biography

After completing his Doctor of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Dr. Avinashi spent time doing clinical electives in a variety of settings around the world. These experiences, as well as his fluency in English, French, and Hindi, have allowed him to broaden his scope of practice and touch on a great deal of patient types. Dr. Avinashi has a special interest in ocular surface diseases, laser refractive surgery, contact lenses and pediatric eye care. In 1999, he successfully underwent laser surgery himself and is now better able to advise and manage his patients who are considering the procedure for themselves. Dr. Avinashi takes a strong interest in humanitarian work, both locally and internationally. He has initiated various fundraising campaigns to support a range of third world eye care societies. He also travels to Northern BC routinely to provide eye-care services to under-serviced communities. Dr. Avinashi is a regular speaker and lecturer, focusing his topics on prevention and ocular health, to advances in medical optometry and practice management. His audiences range from primary school students, local community senior groups, to medical colleagues across the country. In 2013, he we recognized by the BC Association of Optometrists as the Young Optometrist of the Year. In 2014, he was named the Excellence Award winner for Small Business of the Year and in 2016, the North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce acknowledged him as the Young Entrepreneur of the Year. In his professional career, Dr. Avinashi has built a reputation for his thorough and compassionate approach to eye care, catered to the individual needs of his patients, regardless of their age. He is happy to bring his experience and dynamic personality to his practices on the North Shore and New Westminster.


Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi language

Education

  • Illinois College of Optometry

Other Specialties


Areas of Expertise

  • Dry eyes
  • Keratoconus
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic retinopathy

Awards & Recognitions

  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2016
  • Small Business of the Year 2014
  • Young Optometrist of the Year 2013

Publications & Research

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