PAN AM GAMES 2015

Dr. Jivraj was selected to be the Eye Doctor for the Pan Am Games 2015, not only giving him an incredible opportunity to provide quality eye care to the word’s best athletes but also to educate them on the importance of regular eye exams.

Dr. AARON YAU

A Word from Dr. Aaron Yau:

“On Victoria Day, at the age of 7, I had a horse riding accident that caused a suborbital floor fracture in my right eye, resulting in the need for surgery and extensive PTSD counseling and vision therapy. So, I have some idea of how scary it can be when your vision and mind don’t behave the way they used to. I started developing myopia at the age of 7, which resulted in a -8.00D prescription by the age of 21, so I know what it’s like to only see blur and color. At the age of 22, I underwent LASIK, which resulted in severe chronic dry eye despite the 0.8% risk, so I can relate to those who are interested in a life without glasses but are worried about the risks.

My philosophy as a doctor is: ‘To simply treat everyone as family, discuss their ocular health, and provide the best personalized solutions and care.’

My goal is to be different, to sit down and patiently discuss your ocular health, and offer personalized solutions and care. To ensure the options for treatment or care are carefully explained, and you understand your condition and the importance of any testing and follow-up.

Being raised in an Asian household with limited English and as the oldest child in the family, I’ve experienced the confusion and anxiety associated with language barriers, when doctors don’t explain results clearly, or when I have small questions but the doctor is rushing to his next patient. All my life, I’ve dealt with and am still dealing with blurriness, advancing myopia, double vision concerns, and dryness, and I want to show patients that there are doctors willing to sit down to plan out a partnered solution with them.”

  • Graduate from the University of Waterloo Eye Institute
  • Languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Special Interests: Advanced Dry Eye Treatments, Myopia control, Ortho K, Pediatrics
  • Hobbies: Volleyball, League of Legends
  • Grew up in Burnaby BC, school in ON, worked in Winnipeg and Calgary

Dr. AARON YAU

A Word from Dr. Aaron Yau:

“On Victoria Day, at the age of 7, I had a horse riding accident that caused a suborbital floor fracture in my right eye, resulting in the need for surgery and extensive PTSD counseling and vision therapy. So, I have some idea of how scary it can be when your vision and mind don’t behave the way they used to. I started developing myopia at the age of 7, which resulted in a -8.00D prescription by the age of 21, so I know what it’s like to only see blur and color. At the age of 22, I underwent LASIK, which resulted in severe chronic dry eye despite the 0.8% risk, so I can relate to those who are interested in a life without glasses but are worried about the risks.

My philosophy as a doctor is: ‘To simply treat everyone as family, discuss their ocular health, and provide the best personalized solutions and care.’

My goal is to be different, to sit down and patiently discuss your ocular health, and offer personalized solutions and care. To ensure the options for treatment or care are carefully explained, and you understand your condition and the importance of any testing and follow-up.

Being raised in an Asian household with limited English and as the oldest child in the family, I’ve experienced the confusion and anxiety associated with language barriers, when doctors don’t explain results clearly, or when I have small questions but the doctor is rushing to his next patient. All my life, I’ve dealt with and am still dealing with blurriness, advancing myopia, double vision concerns, and dryness, and I want to show patients that there are doctors willing to sit down to plan out a partnered solution with them.”

  • Graduate from the University of Waterloo Eye Institute
  • Languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Special Interests: Advanced Dry Eye Treatments, Myopia control, Ortho K, Pediatrics
  • Hobbies: Volleyball, League of Legends
  • Grew up in Burnaby BC, school in ON, worked in Winnipeg and Calgary

Dr. AARON YAU

A Word from Dr. Aaron Yau:

“On Victoria Day, at the age of 7, I had a horse riding accident that caused a suborbital floor fracture in my right eye, resulting in the need for surgery and extensive PTSD counseling and vision therapy. So, I have some idea of how scary it can be when your vision and mind don’t behave the way they used to. I started developing myopia at the age of 7, which resulted in a -8.00D prescription by the age of 21, so I know what it’s like to only see blur and color. At the age of 22, I underwent LASIK, which resulted in severe chronic dry eye despite the 0.8% risk, so I can relate to those who are interested in a life without glasses but are worried about the risks.

My philosophy as a doctor is: ‘To simply treat everyone as family, discuss their ocular health, and provide the best personalized solutions and care.’

My goal is to be different, to sit down and patiently discuss your ocular health, and offer personalized solutions and care. To ensure the options for treatment or care are carefully explained, and you understand your condition and the importance of any testing and follow-up.

Being raised in an Asian household with limited English and as the oldest child in the family, I’ve experienced the confusion and anxiety associated with language barriers, when doctors don’t explain results clearly, or when I have small questions but the doctor is rushing to his next patient. All my life, I’ve dealt with and am still dealing with blurriness, advancing myopia, double vision concerns, and dryness, and I want to show patients that there are doctors willing to sit down to plan out a partnered solution with them.”

  • Graduate from the University of Waterloo Eye Institute
  • Languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Special Interests: Advanced Dry Eye Treatments, Myopia control, Ortho K, Pediatrics
  • Hobbies: Volleyball, League of Legends
  • Grew up in Burnaby BC, school in ON, worked in Winnipeg and Calgary

Dr. Joanna Komar

Dr. Joanna Komar was born in Poland and moved to the United States at the age of 16. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from City University of New York Baruch College and her Bachelor of Science degree in Vision Science from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She graduated with honors and received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University. She then went on to complete an Ocular Disease residency at the New York Harbor Health Veterans Affairs Hospital in Brooklyn.

For the past five years Dr. Komar has been a part of a fast-paced ophthalmology clinic in Queens, New York, where she gained an extensive experience managing a variety of ocular diseases, including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, neuro-ophthalmic eye problems and eye infections. She has also been co-managing cataract surgery patients, as well as fitting contact lenses. She is a proud mom of two little boys and loves seeing children of all ages. She can also provide exams in Polish and Russian.

Dr. Komar joined our practice in 2021, after moving from New York to Calgary with her family. In her free time, Dr. Komar enjoys hiking, skiing, traveling, fitness, cooking and baking.

Dr. Joanna Komar

Dr. Joanna Komar was born in Poland and moved to the United States at the age of 16. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from City University of New York Baruch College and her Bachelor of Science degree in Vision Science from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She graduated with honors and received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University. She then went on to complete an Ocular Disease residency at the New York Harbor Health Veterans Affairs Hospital in Brooklyn.

For the past five years Dr. Komar has been a part of a fast-paced ophthalmology clinic in Queens, New York, where she gained an extensive experience managing a variety of ocular diseases, including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, neuro-ophthalmic eye problems and eye infections. She has also been co-managing cataract surgery patients, as well as fitting contact lenses. She is a proud mom of two little boys and loves seeing children of all ages. She can also provide exams in Polish and Russian.

Dr. Komar joined our practice in 2021, after moving from New York to Calgary with her family. In her free time, Dr. Komar enjoys hiking, skiing, traveling, fitness, cooking and baking.

  • Graduate from the University of Waterloo Eye Institute
  • Languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Special Interests: Advanced Dry Eye Treatments, Myopia control, Ortho K, Pediatrics
  • Hobbies: Volleyball, League of Legends
  • Grew up in Burnaby BC, school in ON, worked in Winnipeg and Calgary

Dr. MADHU DEKA

I attended University of Alberta where I studied Biological sciences and was involved with the Golden Key Honor society. I then moved to Philadelphia Pennsylvania to complete my doctorate in Optometry at Salus University. During my clinical rotations, I was able to see a variety of patients and pathologies in community clinics, private offices and even at the local veterans affairs medical facility.

I have also completed additional training opportunities and worked in Georgia, New York and New Jersey. After gaining valuable work experience.

My goal is to provide quality, individualized care while discussing your vision care needs in a comfortable environment. When I am not working I enjoy traveling and making memories with my family.

Dr. KIRAN TOOR

Dr. Kiran Toor is a proud Calgarian, born and raised in this vibrant city. Her journey to becoming an accomplished optometrist has taken her across continents, but her heart has always been in Calgary.

She embarked on her academic journey right here at the University of Calgary, where she completed her undergraduate studies. Driven by a passion for eye care, she decided to further her education and traveled to the United Kingdom, where she earned her Optometry degree in Cambridge. During her time in the UK, she gained invaluable experience in the field of optometry, honing her skills and knowledge.

Dr. Toor continued her pursuit of excellence by attending the renowned New England College of Optometry in Boston, USA. There, she further expanded her expertise.

Dr. Kiran Toor’s career has taken her to different corners of the world, including the UK, USA, and Canada. Her diverse experiences have equipped her with a unique perspective on eye care, allowing her to offer the best practices from around the globe to her patients in Calgary.

Dr. Toor has a particular passion for addressing a range of eye health concerns. Her areas of expertise include dry eyes, myopia control, and providing routine eye exams for patients of all ages, from kids to seniors and adults. She believes that proactive eye care is essential to maintaining optimal vision and eye health throughout life.

Now proudly serving her hometown, Dr. Kiran Toor is excited to be your trusted Calgary optometrist. She is currently accepting new patients and is dedicated to providing the highest quality of eye care to the local community.

Outside of her practice, Dr. Toor enjoys staying active through her love for volleyball and cherishes moments spent with family and friends. Her commitment to a balanced and fulfilling life extends to her dedication to your eye care needs.

 

At Calgary Eye Clinics, Dr. Kiran Toor and her team are ready to provide you with exceptional eye care services tailored to your unique needs. Whether you require a routine eye exam or specialized treatment, Dr. Toor is here to help you achieve and maintain clear and healthy vision.

 

Don’t wait; schedule your appointment with Dr. Kiran Toor today and experience the difference in personalized eye care from a passionate and experienced optometrist. We look forward to serving you and your family’s eye care needs in the heart of Calgary.

 

Dr. AARON YAU

A Word from Dr. Aaron Yau:

“On Victoria Day, at the age of 7, I had a horse riding accident that caused a suborbital floor fracture in my right eye, resulting in the need for surgery and extensive PTSD counseling and vision therapy. So, I have some idea of how scary it can be when your vision and mind don’t behave the way they used to. I started developing myopia at the age of 7, which resulted in a -8.00D prescription by the age of 21, so I know what it’s like to only see blur and color. At the age of 22, I underwent LASIK, which resulted in severe chronic dry eye despite the 0.8% risk, so I can relate to those who are interested in a life without glasses but are worried about the risks.

My philosophy as a doctor is: ‘To simply treat everyone as family, discuss their ocular health, and provide the best personalized solutions and care.’

My goal is to be different, to sit down and patiently discuss your ocular health, and offer personalized solutions and care. To ensure the options for treatment or care are carefully explained, and you understand your condition and the importance of any testing and follow-up.

Being raised in an Asian household with limited English and as the oldest child in the family, I’ve experienced the confusion and anxiety associated with language barriers, when doctors don’t explain results clearly, or when I have small questions but the doctor is rushing to his next patient. All my life, I’ve dealt with and am still dealing with blurriness, advancing myopia, double vision concerns, and dryness, and I want to show patients that there are doctors willing to sit down to plan out a partnered solution with them.”

  • Graduate from the University of Waterloo Eye Institute
  • Languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Special Interests: Advanced Dry Eye Treatments, Myopia control, Ortho K, Pediatrics
  • Hobbies: Volleyball, League of Legends
  • Grew up in Burnaby BC, school in ON, worked in Winnipeg and Calgary

Dr. KIRAN TOOR

Dr. SUMMAYA IMRAN

Dr. LOVEDEEP BANIPAL

Dr. Lovedeep Banipal was born and raised in Calgary, AB. She studied at the University of Saskatchewan where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and Pharmacology. She later received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. She received clinical honors during her externship rotations in Vancouver, Colorado, and Seattle. Her experiences allowed her to provide care to a diverse population while working in specialties such as primary care/routine refractions, pediatrics, low vision, cornea and specialty contact lenses, glaucoma, and advanced care/urgent care.

Dr. Banipal recently joined the practice after graduating in May 2023. She is passionate about her work and is committed to providing the best patient care. She has become particularly interested in dry eyes, myopia control, specialty contact lenses, and ocular disease. She is accepting new patients and is able to provide exams in Hindi and Punjabi.

Dr. Banipal likes to spend her spare time with family and friends and enjoys hiking, fitness, and traveling.

Dr. AARON YAU

A Word from Dr. Aaron Yau:

"On Victoria Day, at the age of 7, I had a horse riding accident that caused a suborbital floor fracture in my right eye, resulting in the need for surgery and extensive PTSD counseling and vision therapy. So, I have some idea of how scary it can be when your vision and mind don’t behave the way they used to. I started developing myopia at the age of 7, which resulted in a -8.00D prescription by the age of 21, so I know what it’s like to only see blur and color. At the age of 22, I underwent LASIK, which resulted in severe chronic dry eye despite the 0.8% risk, so I can relate to those who are interested in a life without glasses but are worried about the risks.

My philosophy as a doctor is: 'To simply treat everyone as family, discuss their ocular health, and provide the best personalized solutions and care.'

My goal is to be different, to sit down and patiently discuss your ocular health, and offer personalized solutions and care. To ensure the options for treatment or care are carefully explained, and you understand your condition and the importance of any testing and follow-up.

Being raised in an Asian household with limited English and as the oldest child in the family, I’ve experienced the confusion and anxiety associated with language barriers, when doctors don’t explain results clearly, or when I have small questions but the doctor is rushing to his next patient. All my life, I’ve dealt with and am still dealing with blurriness, advancing myopia, double vision concerns, and dryness, and I want to show patients that there are doctors willing to sit down to plan out a partnered solution with them."

  • Graduate from the University of Waterloo Eye Institute
  • Languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Special Interests: Advanced Dry Eye Treatments, Myopia control, Ortho K, Pediatrics
  • Hobbies: Volleyball, League of Legends
  • Grew up in Burnaby BC, school in ON, worked in Winnipeg and Calgary

Dr. LOVEDEEP BANIPAL

Dr. Lovedeep Banipal was born and raised in Calgary, AB. She studied at the University of Saskatchewan where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and Pharmacology. She later received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. She received clinical honors during her externship rotations in Vancouver, Colorado, and Seattle. Her experiences allowed her to provide care to a diverse population while working in specialties such as primary care/routine refractions, pediatrics, low vision, cornea and specialty contact lenses, glaucoma, and advanced care/urgent care.

Dr. Banipal recently joined the practice after graduating in May 2023. She is passionate about her work and is committed to providing the best patient care. She has become particularly interested in dry eyes, myopia control, specialty contact lenses, and ocular disease. She is accepting new patients and is able to provide exams in Hindi and Punjabi.

Dr. Banipal likes to spend her spare time with family and friends and enjoys hiking, fitness, and traveling.

Dr. ayesha chaudhry

Dr. Aysha Chaudhry was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She studied at the University of Calgary where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois. Her clinical externships in Wisconsin, Chicago, San Diego, and Florida allowed her to gain a variety of experience in different areas within Optometry, focusing on ocular disease, binocular vision disorders, and corneal diseases.

Her unique experience at each of her rotations furthered her interest in glaucoma, diabetes management and macular pathologies. Her education further developed her passion for vision therapy, dry eye, and specialty contact lenses.

Dr. Chaudhry is committed to providing excellent patient care. From routine eye exams to more complicated conditions, Dr. Chaudhry welcomes all patients to her chair. She is currently accepting new patients and can provide exams in Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Chaudhry likes to spend her free time outdoors hiking, camping, and star-gazing. She also enjoys spending time at home with family and friends playing boardgames and baking delicious treats!

Dr. VANEET KALOTI

Dr. Vaneet Kaloti was born and raised in Unity, Saskatchewan, and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Saskatchewan.  She graduated with Honours from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 2001, and has been practicing in Calgary for the past 20 years.

Dr. Kaloti is passionate about her work and enjoys seeing patients of all ages, from children to seniors.  She is dedicated to providing her patients with the best possible comprehensive vision care, using the many resources available in Calgary and the surrounding area.  She is excited to be a part of the team at Western Laser Eye Associates, and co-managing patient care with the ophthalmologists and optometrists in the practice.  She has years of experience fitting contact lenses for all age groups, and especially fitting children in contact lenses for sports.

Dr. AARON YAU

A Word from Dr. Aaron Yau:

"On Victoria Day, at the age of 7, I had a horse riding accident that caused a suborbital floor fracture in my right eye, resulting in the need for surgery and extensive PTSD counseling and vision therapy. So, I have some idea of how scary it can be when your vision and mind don’t behave the way they used to. I started developing myopia at the age of 7, which resulted in a -8.00D prescription by the age of 21, so I know what it’s like to only see blur and color. At the age of 22, I underwent LASIK, which resulted in severe chronic dry eye despite the 0.8% risk, so I can relate to those who are interested in a life without glasses but are worried about the risks.

My philosophy as a doctor is: 'To simply treat everyone as family, discuss their ocular health, and provide the best personalized solutions and care.'

My goal is to be different, to sit down and patiently discuss your ocular health, and offer personalized solutions and care. To ensure the options for treatment or care are carefully explained, and you understand your condition and the importance of any testing and follow-up.

Being raised in an Asian household with limited English and as the oldest child in the family, I’ve experienced the confusion and anxiety associated with language barriers, when doctors don’t explain results clearly, or when I have small questions but the doctor is rushing to his next patient. All my life, I’ve dealt with and am still dealing with blurriness, advancing myopia, double vision concerns, and dryness, and I want to show patients that there are doctors willing to sit down to plan out a partnered solution with them."

  • Graduate from the University of Waterloo Eye Institute
  • Languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Special Interests: Advanced Dry Eye Treatments, Myopia control, Ortho K, Pediatrics
  • Hobbies: Volleyball, League of Legends
  • Grew up in Burnaby BC, school in ON, worked in Winnipeg and Calgary

Dr. VANEET KALOTI

Dr. Vaneet Kaloti was born and raised in Unity, Saskatchewan, and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Saskatchewan.  She graduated with Honours from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 2001, and has been practicing in Calgary for the past 20 years.

Dr. Kaloti is passionate about her work and enjoys seeing patients of all ages, from children to seniors.  She is dedicated to providing her patients with the best possible comprehensive vision care, using the many resources available in Calgary and the surrounding area.  She is excited to be a part of the team at Western Laser Eye Associates, and co-managing patient care with the ophthalmologists and optometrists in the practice.  She has years of experience fitting contact lenses for all age groups, and especially fitting children in contact lenses for sports.

Dr. nIBAL ELSAGHIR

Dr. GREG OSHEROV

Dr. Greg Osherov graduated with honours from NOVA Southeastern College of Optometry, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Following his graduation in 2014, he completed an ocular disease residency at SUNY College of Optometry in Manhattan, New York. As part of this residency program, he had the privilege to work at the University Eye Clinic and Woodhull Medical Center Hospital.

Shortly after, Dr. Osherov joined a private ophthalmology practice in Queens, New York, where he gained extensive experience in diagnosis and management of ocular disease in patients of all ages. He also co-managed cataract and refractive laser surgery patients.

Dr. Osherov joined Sunridge and Southcentre Eye Clinic in 2022 after moving from New York to Calgary with his family. He is a proud father of two energetic boys, and enjoys hiking, skiing, and traveling.
He is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Association of Optometrists

Dr. AARON YAU

A Word from Dr. Aaron Yau:

"On Victoria Day, at the age of 7, I had a horse riding accident that caused a suborbital floor fracture in my right eye, resulting in the need for surgery and extensive PTSD counseling and vision therapy. So, I have some idea of how scary it can be when your vision and mind don’t behave the way they used to. I started developing myopia at the age of 7, which resulted in a -8.00D prescription by the age of 21, so I know what it’s like to only see blur and color. At the age of 22, I underwent LASIK, which resulted in severe chronic dry eye despite the 0.8% risk, so I can relate to those who are interested in a life without glasses but are worried about the risks.

My philosophy as a doctor is: 'To simply treat everyone as family, discuss their ocular health, and provide the best personalized solutions and care.'

My goal is to be different, to sit down and patiently discuss your ocular health, and offer personalized solutions and care. To ensure the options for treatment or care are carefully explained, and you understand your condition and the importance of any testing and follow-up.

Being raised in an Asian household with limited English and as the oldest child in the family, I’ve experienced the confusion and anxiety associated with language barriers, when doctors don’t explain results clearly, or when I have small questions but the doctor is rushing to his next patient. All my life, I’ve dealt with and am still dealing with blurriness, advancing myopia, double vision concerns, and dryness, and I want to show patients that there are doctors willing to sit down to plan out a partnered solution with them."

  • Graduate from the University of Waterloo Eye Institute
  • Languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Special Interests: Advanced Dry Eye Treatments, Myopia control, Ortho K, Pediatrics
  • Hobbies: Volleyball, League of Legends
  • Grew up in Burnaby BC, school in ON, worked in Winnipeg and Calgary

Dr. GREG OSHEROV

Dr. Greg Osherov graduated with honours from NOVA Southeastern College of Optometry, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Following his graduation in 2014, he completed an ocular disease residency at SUNY College of Optometry in Manhattan, New York. As part of this residency program, he had the privilege to work at the University Eye Clinic and Woodhull Medical Center Hospital.

Shortly after, Dr. Osherov joined a private ophthalmology practice in Queens, New York, where he gained extensive experience in diagnosis and management of ocular disease in patients of all ages. He also co-managed cataract and refractive laser surgery patients.

Dr. Osherov joined Sunridge and Southcentre Eye Clinic in 2022 after moving from New York to Calgary with his family. He is a proud father of two energetic boys, and enjoys hiking, skiing, and traveling.
He is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Association of Optometrists

Dr. Aysha Chaudhry

Dr. Aysha Chaudhry was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She studied at the University of Calgary where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois. Her clinical externships in Wisconsin, Chicago, San Diego, and Florida allowed her to gain a variety of experience in different areas within Optometry, focusing on ocular disease, binocular vision disorders, and corneal diseases. Her unique experience at each of her rotations furthered her interest in glaucoma, diabetes management and macular pathologies. Her education further developed her passion for vision therapy, dry eye, and specialty contact lenses.

Dr. Chaudhry is committed to providing excellent patient care. From routine eye exams to more complicated conditions, Dr. Chaudhry welcomes all patients to her chair. She is currently accepting new patients and can provide exams in Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Chaudhry likes to spend her free time outdoors hiking, camping, and star-gazing. She also enjoys spending time at home with family and friends playing boardgames and baking delicious treats!

Dr. Aysha Chaudhry

Dr. Aysha Chaudhry was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She studied at the University of Calgary where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois. Her clinical externships in Wisconsin, Chicago, San Diego, and Florida allowed her to gain a variety of experience in different areas within Optometry, focusing on ocular disease, binocular vision disorders, and corneal diseases. Her unique experience at each of her rotations furthered her interest in glaucoma, diabetes management and macular pathologies. Her education further developed her passion for vision therapy, dry eye, and specialty contact lenses.

Dr. Chaudhry is committed to providing excellent patient care. From routine eye exams to more complicated conditions, Dr. Chaudhry welcomes all patients to her chair. She is currently accepting new patients and can provide exams in Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Chaudhry likes to spend her free time outdoors hiking, camping, and star-gazing. She also enjoys spending time at home with family and friends playing boardgames and baking delicious treats!

DR. SALEEL JIVRAJ

Dr. Sal Jivraj was born in London UK and completed his Optometry degree at Aston University School of Optometry. He served as Vice-President of the Aston Optometry Society.

Dr. Jivraj moved to Canada and completed his studies at the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry. Dr. Jivraj has a wide experience working in hospital eye clinics in the UK to private practice medical clinics and group clinics in Canada. Dr. Jivraj is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists, and is licensed to prescribe oral and topical medications for the treatment and management of ocular disease.

Dr. Jivraj has given talks to senior’s centers about the important of eye health and regular exams for screening of cataract, macular degeneration and glaucoma. In his spare time, Dr. Jivraj loves to run 10K marathons and has raised funds for the Fight for Sight Charity. Dr. Jivraj is also an active member of the Canadian Ismaili Eye Care Alliance.

Calgary Eye Doctor for Pan Am Toronto 2015

DR. SALEEL JIVRAJ

Dr. Sal Jivraj was born in London UK and completed his Optometry degree at Aston University School of Optometry. He served as Vice-President of the Aston Optometry Society.

Dr. Jivraj moved to Canada and completed his studies at the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry. Dr. Jivraj has a wide experience working in hospital eye clinics in the UK to private practice medical clinics and group clinics in Canada. Dr. Jivraj is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists, and is licensed to prescribe oral and topical medications for the treatment and management of ocular disease.

Dr. Jivraj has given talks to senior’s centers about the important of eye health and regular exams for screening of cataract, macular degeneration and glaucoma. In his spare time, Dr. Jivraj loves to run 10K marathons and has raised funds for the Fight for Sight Charity. Dr. Jivraj is also an active member of the Canadian Ismaili Eye Care Alliance.

OD 40/40 Canada, Feb 2018

Market Mall Eye Clinic is delighted to announce that Dr. Sal Jivraj was selected as one of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care’s 40/40 OD in Canada 2018".

Dr Sal Jivraj attended further training and development in Feb 2018 at Ivey Business School - (Ivey Tangerine Leadership Centre) as part of the OD 40/40 programme. .

Top 40 Under 40: OD Canada, Feb 2018

Market Mall Eye Clinic is delighted to announce that Dr. Sal Jivraj was selected as one of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care’s “Top 40 Under 40 ” OD in Canada 2018".

Dr Sal Jivraj attended further training and development in Feb 2018 at Ivey Business School - (Ivey Tangerine Leadership Centre) as part of the “Top 40 Under 40” OD programme. His next training programmes are in June and November 2018. We wish him all the best for his programme.

ADVANCED DRY EYE CERTIFICATION

Congratulations to Dr. Saleel Jivraj for completing his dry eye management course and exams at Aston University (UK) in July 2018. As of July 2018, he is part of the first 12 optometrists to have completed this new dry eye course and exams.

Dr. Saleel Jivraj has a special interest in dry eye treatment and offers some of the latest treatments at his specialist dry eye clinic. Dr. Sal Jivraj is also an active member of My Dry Eye Network and he was a delegate of the very first Canadian Dry Eye Summit held in Toronto in May 2018.

Are you suffering from dry eyes? - Book an appointment today to see Dr. Sal Jivraj for our tailored dry eye management solutions and program.

ADVANCED DRY EYE CERTIFICATION

Congratulations to Dr. Saleel Jivraj for completing his dry eye management course and exams at Aston University (UK) in July 2018. As of July 2018, he is part of the first 12 optometrists to have completed this new dry eye course and exams.
Dr. Saleel Jivraj has a special interest in dry eye treatment and offers some of the latest treatments at his specialist dry eye clinic. Dr. Sal Jivraj is also an active member of My Dry Eye Network and he was a delegate of the very first Canadian Dry Eye Summit held in Toronto in May 2018.
Are you suffering from dry eyes? – Book an appointment today to see Dr. Sal Jivraj for our tailored dry eye management solutions and program.

Fellowship: FBCLA

Congratulations to Dr. Sal for passing his Fellowship exams in Contact Lenses and Dry Eye at the BCLA Asia conference in Singapore on 19 Sep 2018. He is now part of this esteemed group of 285 members globally to have been elected a Fellow of the BCLA and is hereby entitled to use the affix FBCLA.

Congratulations again to Dr. Sal for passing your fellowship exams!

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DRY EYE PRACTITIONER AWARD

Congratulations to Dr. Sal Jivraj for being awarded the Dry Eye Practitioner Award

Dr. Sal focused his MBA Master's thesis on dry eyes and in the development of specialist dry eye services in optometric practice.
Dr. Sal's passion and interest in this area led him to create and design a free iPhone app for dry eye treatment and management. The DryiRelief app has provided relief and education to the patients attending his dry eye clinic. Dr. Sal was awarded this prestigious award at the optometry awards ceremony on June 01, 2019

Congratulations again to Dr. Sad Jivraj for the 2019 Dry Eye Award

Suffering with dry, watery, burning, itchy, and stinging eyes? Book in to see Dr. Sal for this dry eye clinic.

July 2019 MBA: MASTER'S DEGREE GRADUATION WITH DISTINCTION AWARD

Congratulations to Dr. Sal for passing his Fellowship exams in Contact Lenses and Dry Eye at the BCLA Asia conference in Singapore on 19 Sep 2018. He is now part of this esteemed group of 285 members globally to have been elected a Fellow of the BCLA and is hereby entitled to use the affix FBCLA.

Congratulations again to Dr. Sal for passing your fellowship exams!

FELLOWSHIP OF THE COLLEGE OF OPTomETRISTS: JULY 2019 - FCOPTOM

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FELLOWSHIP OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPTOMETRY, OCTOBER 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Sal for passing his Fellowship examination of the American Academy of Optometry and is hereby entitled to use the affix FAAO. Dr. Sal focused his optometry clinical fellowship on the specialist treatment of dry eyes. Congratulations Dr. Sal!

OPTOMETRIST OF THE YEAR AWARD – AOP AWARD WINNER

Specialist wins prestigious Optometrist of the Year award

Optometrist, Dr Saleel Jivraj has been awarded a prestigious award, having been announced winner in the category of Optometrist of the Year at the AOP Awards 2020, which is organized by the Association of Optometrists (AOP).

OPTOMETRIST OF THE YEAR AWARD – AOP AWARD WINNER

The Awards, now in its ninth year, recognizes the highest levels of achievement in UK optics. The Optometrist of the Year accolade, recognizes an optometrist who has combined a commitment to patient care with hands-on clinical expertise. The winner is a leading figure in their community practice or in a hospital setting and demonstrates their support for the development of colleagues. AOP Chief Executive, Henrietta Alderman commented: “The AOP Awards shines a spotlight on the extraordinary individuals and teams who are propelling the profession forward with their knowledge, expertise, dedication and passion. This year is no different – with all the winners, and indeed finalists, giving an impressive account for optometry, I wish them every success.” The winners of the AOP Awards 2020 were announced on 26 January at a national awards ceremony in London.

BCLA MYOPIA MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE AND ORTHOKERATOLOGY (ORTHO-K)

Congratulations for Dr. Sal for being part of the first 17 Optometrists globally to have passed the advanced exams for Myopia Management.

Dr. Sal has a special interested in Myopia Control for kids aged 6-16 years old using a special contact lens designed to shape the front surface of the eye and reduce the progression of myopia. Myopia is now the The Biggest Eye Health Threat of the 21st Century. We now know from the World Health Organization; the rate of myopia prevalence has doubled over the past 20 years. By 2050, half of the world’s population is projected to be myopic – and 1 billion are expected to have high myopia.

The benefits of these of myopia control include, but are not limited to:

  • Better quality of life
  • Reducing the strength of future glasses prescription
  • Reducing the risk of sight threatening conditions (i.e. glaucoma, cataracts, retinal detachment, etc.)
  • Reducing dependability on glasses when older

This treatment uses specially designed retainers to reshape the front surface of the eye (the cornea) to reduce the progression of myopia (nearsightedness). The retainers are only worn at night while sleeping. This process is often referred to as orthokeratology. The lenses allow for clear, lens free vision during the day and are designed specifically with the goal of reducing the rate of progression of myopia. It does this by changing how light is focused in the back for the eye.

Book a Myopia Control consultation with Dr. Sal’s Myopia and Orthokeratology Clinic:

Dr. Saleel Jivraj