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Visionfirst Optometry

Visionfirst Optometry - Your Eye Clinic in West Kelowna and Kelowna, British Columbia

The eye care services at Visionfirst Optometry go above and beyond routine check-ups and updated vision prescriptions. Whether you visit our West Kelowna optometrists for a comprehensive eye exam, dry eye, contact lens fitting, designer glasses, treatment for an eye disease, or an eye emergency, you’ll benefit from our expert skill and excellent patient service.

Our eye care center in West Kelowna and Kelowna are fully equipped with the latest optometric technology to give you accurate diagnoses and advanced treatments.

Advanced Eye Exams

We have streamlined the exam process so no more waiting, while our retinal scanning technology ensures the best most accurate results.

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Eyewear and Contacts

We offer the highest quality lenses, lens treatments and designer frames at the best value with single vision lenses starting at a price you can afford.

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Expert Eye Care

Our eye doctors in West Kelowna and Kelowna have a simple and comprehensive approach to optimal eye care, taking a preventative approach to vision correction and maintaining your overall eye health.

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Meet Our Optometrists

Dr. Noel Erhardt graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1985 and moved to Kelowna with his wife Crystal that year.  The practise in West Kelowna was opened in 1990.  Dr. Erhardt received his Ocular Therapeutics certification from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2004.  He has enjoyed practising Optometry at both locations of Visionfirst Optometry and has been blessed to raise his family of four children, and now four granddaughters,  in this wonderful community. As a Doctor of Optometry, Dr. Erhardt views ongoing professional education as a part of his commitment to his patients.  As technology and the world around us changes, he understands the need to keep up-to-date in order to provide the best eye care possible.

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Noel Erhardt

Dr. Lucas Erhardt was born and raised in Kelowna, BC.  Lucas completed 3 years of undergrad study in Biochemistry before pursuing Optometry at Western University of Health Sciences in California.  He graduated in 2017 as a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometry Honors Society.  Although he is thankful to have completed his education in sunny California, Lucas has found there really is no place like home.  He could not be happier to be back in the Okanagan joining his father, Dr. Noel Erhardt, and the team at Visionfirst Optometry.  In 2008, Dr. Noel Erhardt took his family on a missions trip to Peru to provide vision care to the local community there; it was on this trip that Lucas discovered his passion for serving people through their visual needs.  This impactful experience helped motivate Lucas to pursue his Optometry career.  He looks forward to providing progressive eye care to the patients of Visionfirst Optometry, ranging from the treatment and management of ocular disease to the management of vision correction and all associated needs.  Whether on the lake or in the mountains, Lucas loves to explore the great outdoors with his wife, Naomi, and their daughters Josie and Oaklyn.  He looks forward to raising his family in the beautiful Okanagan.

Lucas Erhardt

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