Eye Doctors

Optometrists

Servicing Toronto, Richmond Hill, North York, Thornhill, Ajax, Pickering, Riverdale, Leslieville and surrounding areas.

Our Philosophy

Every patient deserves exceptional eye care. We are a patient-first vision centre and therefore eye health and understanding the patient’s needs and wants are the most important priorities. We believe in trust and making a difference to each and every patient we encounter with the immense value of our products and services.

Our Opticians & Optometric Assistants

All of our opticians and optometric assistants are friendly, thoughtful and professional. They love providing the best recommendations and administrative care to patients. They enjoy being able to take the necessary time to provide valuable education and visual solutions based on your needs. Visit a Kodak Lens Vision Centre convenient to you to meet our amazing opticians and optometric assistants.

Our Optometrists

All of our optometrists (eye doctor) are friendly, qualified and professional. They love providing the best eye care to patients and being able to take the necessary time to fulfill their visual needs. Learn more about your optometrist here.

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OUR OPTOMETRISTS (EYE DOCTORS)

Dr. Cassandra Chung
Lead Optometrist

  • Graduated from University of Waterloo with a Doctor of Optometry degree in 2013
  • Has traveled to Honduras an optometry mission and hopes to do work on many more charitable projects in the future
  • Completed an Ocular Disease externship in Salt Lake City, Utah, which focused on retinal disease and glaucoma
  • Has special interest in nutrition as it relates to a healthy body as well as healthy eyes

As the daughter of Dr. Archie Chung and Dr. Linda Tse, Dr. Cassandra Chung has been immersed in the eye care industry her whole life. She was inspired to be an optometrist by her amazing family, but also by her interest in perception; specifically, how vision and cognition interplay to form one’s experience of the world. Dr. Chung is passionate about building relationships with her patients and helping them achieve their best possible visual and ocular health. She is also a professional aerialist and actor.

Dr. Kelly Lee
Optometrist, Vision Therapy

  • Graduated from University of Waterloo with a Doctor of Optometry degree in 2013
  • Completed a residency training in Vision Therapy, Rehabilitation, and Pediatric Optometry at Pacific University College of Optometry in 2014
  • Recipient of Good Lite Pediatric Award in 2013
  • Completed an Ocular Disease externship in Salt Lake City, Utah, which focused on glaucoma and retinal disease
  • Traveled to Romania to provide eye care for people who do not have easy access to medical care

Dr. Lee decided to become an optometrist after her first visit to an optometrist’s office for an eye infection when she was 13. She was fascinated by the fact that such specific care can be provided for the eyes. She has a particular interest in care of pediatric and traumatic brain injury population, as well as patients with binocular vision anomalies. Her commitment and determination made her pursue an additional residency training in the U.S. where she provided care for these patients. Dr. Lee is grateful to be in a profession where she is able to not only change patients’ visual function, but also positively affect their quality of life and future life choices by providing the proper vision care. Speaks English and Korean.

Dr. Linda Tse
Lead Optometrist

  • Doctor of Optometry 1986, University of Waterloo
  • Recipient of Barnes-Hind Contact Lens Award and Centennial Optical Prize for Excellence in Special Studies
  • Contact lens research and clinical investigator for various companies including Cooper Vision, Wesley Jessen, Ciba Vision, Johnson & Johnson
  • Certified in Therapeutic Pharmacological Agents, North Eastern University, Oklahoma, 1995
  • Member of Ontario Association of Optometrists, Canadian Association of Optometrists and the College of Optometrists of Ontario

Dr. Linda Tse was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to Alberta at the age of 7. Growing up in a very Canadian society in the 1970s raised her interests in health care. At a young age, Dr. Tse would accompany her mother to medical appointments to act as the translator and realized how important it is to be able to communicate with your health care provider in your native language. Serving the diverse multicultural community in Toronto for the past 26 years has been very satisfying for Dr. Tse. She takes great pride in educating her patients on choices in vision correction through the use of spectacles, contact lenses and refractive surgery; as well as improving eye and general health through nutritional supplementation. Speaks English and Cantonese.

Dr. Shirley Young
Lead Optometrist

Dr. Shirley Young graduated from the University of Waterloo. She managed a practice in Brampton and Thornhill. Dr. Young wanted to be an optometrist since she was sixteen years old because her own optometrist was such a great Influence and mentor to her. She continues to enjoy every aspect of optometry from comprehensive eye exams to laser consultations.

Dr. Louise Foxman
Optometrist

Dr. Louise Foxman received a Bachelor of Science in Physiology from McGill University in 1986, followed by a Doctor of Optometry from the University of Waterloo in 1990. After a year of practice in her native Montreal, she moved to Toronto where she has worked in a variety of locations and clinical settings. She has been serving the communities of northern Toronto, Thornhill, and Richmond Hill since 1998. She likes seeing patients of all ages, and enjoys the diverse aspects of optometry, including ocular health assessments, binocular vision testing and contact lens fitting. She is particularly interested in educating patients on the role diet and exercise can play in the prevention of various ocular diseases. She speaks English, French, and Hebrew.

Dr. Cherry Chong
Optometrist

  • Completed her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees at the University of Waterloo
  • Received extensive training in Houston, Texas, working closely with ophthalmologists in the management of a broad range of ocular pathologies

Dr. Chong is a strong believer in patient-centered healthcare so she always takes the time to communicate with her patients, ensuring that their ocular and systemic health needs are well addressed. She also strives to promote patient education by delivering eye health related seminars to the local community. She is fluent in English and Cantonese, and can communicate in Mandarin. When she is not at the office, she enjoys going on different food adventures with her friends and family!

Dr. Sandra Chiu
Optometrist

  • Graduated as class valedictorian with Doctor of Optometry degree in 2014 from New England College of Optometry
  • Received specialty pediatric training at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL, focusing on diagnosis and treatment of amblyopia, strabismus, infant contact lenses
  • Completed advanced ocular disease externships at University of Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland and White River Junction VA Medical Centre in Vermont, with focus on management of retinal disease, glaucoma, and neuro-ophthalmological diseases
  • Professional affiliations: Ontario Association of Optometrists, Ontario College of Optometrists, Canadian Association of Optometrists, Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society

Dr Chiu has been fascinated by optometry since her first eye exam at her aunt’s office at the age of 3. SInce then, she is continually amazed at what a significant impact an optometrist can have on the confidence and quality of life of their patients at any age. Dr Chiu has a special interest in exercise science and nutrition with a focus on holistic treatment of the body and of the eyes. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and exploring the city with her two Siberian huskies. Dr Chiu speaks English and Cantonese.

Dr. Daniel Daraban
Optometrist

  • Doctor of Optometry Degree from Illinois College of Optometry 2017
  • His clinical training included rotations at the Illinois Eye Institute, Davis Eye Associates in North Carolina, Detroit’s Veterans Affairs Hospital, and University of Kentucky Ophthalmology Department.
  • The rotations exposed Dr. Daraban both to hospital and private practice settings, allowing him to train in many scopes of optometry during his externships
  • Speaks Hungarian
  • Hobbies include tennis, basketball, and piano

Born in Europe, he moved to Canada at a young age with his family. He completed his Honours Biology Degree at the University of Windsor, after which he went on to pursue Optometry at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. He has a passion for the profession, and is enthused to work in the GTA community and contribute to the advancement of the field. With a happy and friendly demeanor, he looks forward to working with all patients with an emphasis optimizing vision with spectacles, contact lenses, and simply good visual habits, as well as maintaining and managing ocular health.

Dr. Bonita Tsai
Optometrist

Dr. Bonita Tsai was inspired to pursue optometry after volunteering on outreaches in Ghana, Africa with Unite for Sight. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at McMaster University and graduated with honours. She continued her studies at Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry and graduated with clinical excellence in pediatrics. Dr. Tsai also speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and French. She is interested in all aspects of optometry with a strong interest in binocular vision anomalies. She enjoys building relationships with her patients to help them achieve their visual goals. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the piano and volunteering with local organizations.

Dr. Esta Wong
Optometrist

Dr. Wong obtained her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto and then continued on to obtain her Doctor of Optometry degree at Indiana University School of Optometry. She completed externships throughout the U.S. that focused on ocular disease and dry eye management. Dr. Wong has a special interest in the treatment and management of dry eye by finding solutions that are specific to each patient and their needs. She is a member of the College of Optometrists of Ontario and Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. With the complex nature of how vision is an integral part of our daily lives, she is dedicated to helping others to see the best they can. Fluent in English and basic Cantonese.

Dr. Rekha Mishra
Optometrist

  • Graduated from University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science
  • Professional Affiliations: Ontario College of Optometrists, Ontario Association of Optometrists and Canadian Association of Optometrists

Dr. Mishra graduated from the University of Waterloo School Of Optometry and Vision Science. She recently moved to Toronto after practicing in Nova Scotia for several years. She was actively involved with the Nova Scotia Association of Optometrists where she has served as a Member of the Executive Council, Chair of the Newsletter Committee, Chair of the NS chapter of the Canadian Optometric Education Trust Fund Committee and a member of the Community Outreach Committee. Dr. Mishra is excited to be a member of the Kodak Lens Team and looks forward to serving the community!

Dr. Jennifer Wong
Optometrist

Dr. Jennifer Wong is an experienced Optometrist and has been practicing with Dr. Shirley Young since 1994. Full bio currently not available, but Dr. Wong has a passion for optometry and is very caring and compassionate to all her patients. She takes the necessary time to assess, treat and provide the best visual solutions to her patients. She continues seeing patients at Kodak Lens | Centerpoint Eyecare located in Centerpoint mall.