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Our Team

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do, and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.
Our receptionist will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs. We will help you understand your insurance coverage and if financial arrangements are necessary, we will be glad to help you develop a plan to make your vision care treatment possible.

Dr. Rachel Rushforth

Optometrist. Graduated with honors from Pacific University in Oregon, Dr.Rushforth has been practicing Optometry for eighteen years. She bought and moved the clinic to Admirals Walk in 2001 and has been serving the area ever since. A member of both the British Columbia Association of Optometry and the Victoria Association of...

Julie Bashford

Licensed Optician. Julie has been with Admirals Walk Optometry for eight years. She wears a number of hats in the office as our licensed optician, contact lens fitter, and office manager. Julie is always happy to answer questions about your prescription lenses, frame choices, or any eye health inquiries. Whether...

Sandra Maybie

Sandra has been working with Dr. Rushforth for years. She works part time at our office, and can be seen helping patients with their eye care as well as engaging them in interesting conversation. Sandra grew up on Vancouver island, and her knowledge is essential for the running of our office....

Valerie Power

Canadian Certified Optical Assistant (CCOA). Valerie moved to Victoria from the East Coast. She started at our Office in the spring of 2012 as the office receptionist. She is now a certified optical assistant, with many skills. Valerie keeps our day at the office running smoothly while making sure each patient's needs...

Nicole Schultz

Optical Assistant. Nicole is a full time optical assistant at our office. Originally from Alberta, she joined our staff in June 2016. Nicole is a fast learner, and fit into our team perfectly. You can find her pretesting patients as well as dispensing and adjusting glasses. She is always prepared...

We now stock Acuvue Oasys. A one year supply is  $180 after the mail in rebate!