FYidoctors Relocates Granville Street Location in Vancouver

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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.

FYidoctor relocation notice at their former Granville Street location (July 2021)
FYidoctor relocation notice at their former Granville Street location (July 2021). Photo: Lee Rivett.
FYidoctors location on Davie Street in Vancouver
FYidoctors location on Davie Street in Vancouver. Photo: Google Maps

The Davie Street location was formerly Blink Optometry prior to becoming FYidoctors.

Blink Optometry in October 2016 prior to becoming FYidoctor
Blink Optometry in October 2016 prior to becoming FYidoctor. Photo: Google Streetview/David Popoff

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.

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Lee Rivett
Lee Rivett
Lee Rivett, based in Vancouver, supports the digital distribution and technical backend operations of Retail Insider. This includes providing technical support for the editors during the digital publication cycle, streamlining virtual tools for the cross-country team and a variety of other duties which keeps the publication running smoothly.

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