Dr. Caroline Kriekenbeek received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of British Columbia in 1991. She continued her studies at the University of California, Berkeley to receive her Doctor of Optometry degree in 1995. During her education, she completed clinical rotations in eye disease at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii, and at the American Lake Veterans Administration Hospital in Washington. Since returning to B.C., she has practiced in optometric eye clinics in Williams Lake, Richmond, and New Westminster.
In the spring of 2001, Dr. Caroline Kriekenbeek opened her own practice, Dunbar Eyecare Optometry, to serve the communities of Dunbar-Southlands and UBC. She has enjoyed contributing to the profession of optometry as a former Councillor for the BC Doctors of Optometry, and as a member for BCDO’s Continuing Education Committee. She welcomes all new and previous patients. Dr. Kriekenbeek is a member in good standing of the British Columbia Doctors of Optometry, and the Canadian Association of Optometrists.
Dr. Herman Cheng
Born and raised in Vancouver, Dr. Herman Cheng graduated from Cardiff University School of Optometry in 2010; he practiced in the United Kingdom for 5 years before transitioning back to North America. Dr. Cheng went on to further his studies at the New England College of Optometry in the United States where he obtained his Doctorate in Optometry.
His clinical practice in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada has given him extensive experience in all aspects of patient care with an emphasis in contact lenses, ocular disease and refractive surgery. In his spare time, when he is not spending time with relatives and friends over a good board game, you will find him cheering on his favourite sports teams! Dr. Cheng is a member in good standing of the British Columbia Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Association of Optometrists. Dr Cheng speaks fluent Cantonese and English.
Dr. Oliver Chong
Dr. Oliver Chong was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, and is bilingual in English and French. He studied at the University of Waterloo in Ontario where he obtained his Bachelor of General Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees. His clinical externship in Hong Kong included rotations in the Hong Kong Polytechnic Optometry Section, the Hong Kong Society for the Blind General and Low Vision Clinic, and the Prince of Wales Hospital Eye Department.
With over two decades of experience in optometry, Dr. Chong continues to enjoy all aspects of providing care to families and patients of all ages within an independent practice. He has also developed his knowledge and skills through previous work in both pediatric and senior specialty practices within Vancouver/Lower Mainland. Dr. Chong is a member in good standing of the B.C. Doctors of Optometry and the Canadian Association of Optometrists. In his spare time, Dr. Chong likes to spend time with his wife and two sons, and also enjoys traveling, playing guitar and singing.
Through extensive years of training and experience, our group of certified optometric assistants have developed expertise in eyeglass lenses and frames. Our team continues to keep their knowledge and skills current through fulfilling annual requirements of attendance at continuing education conferences and seminars. This enables them to provide you with the best recommendations for all of your eyewear needs.
We are located on street level, on West 41st Avenue between Dunbar Street and Collingwood Street, directly in front of Save On Foods.