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Our Doctors

Learn About Our Practice And Our Doctors

Our beautiful spacious medical facility is centrally located on Lonsdale Avenue


Eyewest Vision is North Vancouver’s premier treatment and diagnostic eye care center. Our mission is to provide our patients with comprehensive consultation, education and treatment of diseases of the eye using the most advanced diagnostic tools and treatments available today.

Our highly trained and experienced eye doctors specialize in the management and treatment of cataract, retina, glaucoma, uveitis and general diseases. We perform cataract surgery with the most advanced technology lenses. Macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, retinal vein occlusions, and retinal tears are a main focus within our retina clinic.

Our technologically advanced diagnostic center offers optical coherent tomography imaging (OCT), optic nerve stereo imaging, fluorescein angiography (FA), visual fields and all cataract surgery pre-operative testing onsite. Immediate access to patient test results allows our specialists to provide timely and comprehensive eye care.

Our spacious medical centre is centrally located on Lonsdale Avenue on the top floor of the Scotia Bank building next to City Hall and the Public Library.




Derek V. Godinho

MD, FRCSC, Dipl. A.B.O. – Retina & Cataract

Dr. Derek V. Godinho is the Founder and Medical Director of the Eyewest Vision Institute. Dr. Godinho graduated with an MD from the University of British Columbia in 1985 the youngest in his class. Following this he completed a rotating internship at Lions Gate Hospital and practiced as a General Practitioner for a year before starting his Residency in Ophthalmology…

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David E. Fine

MD, FRCSC – Cataract & General

Dr Fine is a comprehensive eye physician and surgeon who has been in private practice since 2003. He graduated with a neurobiology degree from McGill in 1991. The then spent 2 years travelling and working abroad before returning to his hometown of Vancouver. Dr Fine graduated from UBC medical school in 1998 and completed his residency in…

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Farzin Forooghian

MD, FRCSC – Medical Retina

Originally from North Vancouver, Dr. Forooghian completed his undergraduate degree in Pharmacology & Therapeutics at the University of British Columbia. He obtained his MD from the University of Alberta in 2001. He completed his residency training in Ophthalmology and an MSc degree in Immunology at the University of Toronto…

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