Optometrist Dr. Femida Visnani Dr. Visnani and family arrived from Kampala, Uganda in 1973, and settled in St. Albert. While obtaining her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alberta, she discovered her passion for optometry from her optometrist, Dr. Sharad Patel. She graduated with a Doctor of Optometry degree from the New England […]
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Optometrist Dr. Kim Bugera Dr. Bugera grew up on a farm near Elk Point, Alberta. When she was 14, she was having trouble seeing the berries on a mountain ash tree in her backyard. After getting her first pair of glasses, she quickly realized the importance of good vision. Thus, she became devoted to providing
Optometrist Dr. Alison Weisbeck Dr. Weisbeck was born and raised in St. Albert. After a year at the University of Alberta, she relocated to Quebec where she graduated with her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Université de Montréal with a fellowship and many scholarships and awards. She did her practicum in Providence, Rhode Island,
Optometrist Dr. Salina Hirjee Dr. Hirjee grew up in Edmonton where she was very involved in community activities such as Scouts and ball hockey. She developed her passion for healthcare in high school when she dissected a cow’s eye! Dr. Hirjee completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Alberta and went on to graduate
Optometrist Dr. Astra Wong Dr. Wong grew up in Montreal and moved to Edmonton when she was twelve. Recalling the difference she experienced after her first eye exam and first pair of glasses, Dr. Wong became devoted to providing people with the same experience. Dr. Wong obtained her Doctorate of Optometry in 1993 from University
Optometrist Dr. Ruby Mangat Dr. Mangat was born and raised in Edmonton and has traveled extensively to pursue her education. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC and then further on to pursue a Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry
Optometrist Dr. Naomi Kwong Dr. Kwong was born and raised in Saskatchewan. She obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Waterloo in 2020 after completing her nursing degree at the University of Alberta. While in optometry school, she was awarded the National Vision Inc. scholarship and the Transitions Students of Vision award.
Optometrist Dr. Samantha Giang Born in Saskatoon, Dr. Giang moved to Edmonton at the age of 2. She got her first pair of glasses at the age of 8 and loved seeing her optometrist every year. In 2009, Dr. Giang traveled to India on a mission trip, where she helped deliver eye care to underserved
Optometrist Dr. Victoria Baba Dr. Baba originates from New Brunswick and proudly holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New Brunswick. Following this, she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree with distinction from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry. Her extensive training included internships and clinical rotations in both Canada and
Optometrist Dr. Riley LeBlanc Dr. Riley LeBlanc is originally from Ontario but has moved to Alberta to join the Capital Vision Care team. He graduated on the Dean’s Honours List and received the Excellence in Clinical Optometry Scholarship from the University of Waterloo. Dr. LeBlanc takes pride in patient care and believes in finding solutions for his