Calgary-based FYidoctors/Visique, the world’s largest optometrist-owned eye care company, has shuttered its Granville Street location in downtown Vancouver and moved to 130 Davie Street in Vancouver’s West End neighbourhood.
The Davie Street location was formerly Blink Optometry prior to becoming FYidoctors.
The company, founded in Grand Prairie, Alberta in April 2008, has continue to expand. FYidoctors acquired Grimard Optique in November 2019 bringing its total portfolio to 250 locations across Canada – 70 of them added in 2019 alone – and it supports about 50 independent optometrists. In December 2019, The company has acquired ReNue, a chain of doctor-led medical aesthetics clinics based in Calgary. This acquisition marked a significant growth opportunity for FYidoctors, said Dr. Alan Ulsifer, CEO and Chairman of FYidoctors.