MEET OUR DOCTORS

Dr. S. Sharma

Optometrist &
ClinicAL DIRECTOR

Dr. Sharma’s interests include pediatrics, ocular disease, dry eye disease, and primary care.  He is passionate about providing cutting-edge eye care to his patients and is a strong proponent of educating patients about their vision and eye health so that they can be better informed and play a more active role in their care.
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Professional Credentials

Licenses & Certifications

British Columbia Association of Optometrists

Colllege of Optometrists of BC

Canadian Board of Examiners in Optometry

United States National Board of Examiners in Optometry

education
background

Dr. Sharma graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Simon Fraser University with particular interest in genetics and protein structures. 

He went on to obtain a Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry (SCO) and completed clinical rotations through the Eye Center at SCO, the John- Kenyon American Eye Institute, and Novamed Eye Surgery Center. 

These rotations through Cataract, Retina, and LASIK centers gave him the opportunity to provide care for pre-operative and post-operative patients and with treating various forms of ocular disease.

 

Volunteer
Work

Volunteering and giving back to the community is very important to Dr. Sharma.  He has served as a volunteer Optometrist for the Special Olympics Opening Eyes Program; this program provides eye exams and glasses at no cost to special Olympic athletes.

He has also participated in several community events promoting eye care and eye health including diabetes forums, health fairs, and public school screening.

Dr. Sharma also serves as Treasurer and is on the Board of Directors for BCDO – BC Doctors of Optometry and actively advocates for Optometrists and the Profession of Optometry throughout the province.

Dr. K. Kang

Optometrist

Dr. Kavdeep Kang grew up in Surrey, BC. She graduated from the University of British Columbia with her Bachelor of Science degree. She then went on to pursue her Optometry degree from Aston University in Birmingham, England and graduated with distinction. After practicing in England for a few years, she returned home and continued her training at the University of Waterloo to get certified to practice optometry in Canada. Dr. Kang has acquired an array of clinical experience after practicing in two different countries. She trained at the Royal Derby Hospital in England and worked in private practice in a high ocular disease population, focusing on diabetes, cataract, glaucoma, and macular degeneration management.

She has also practiced within a busy ophthalmology clinic and in primary care here in the lower mainland.

 

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Professional Credentials

Licenses & Certifications

British Columbia Association of Optometrists

College of Optometrists of BC

Canadian Board of Examiners in Optometry

University of Waterloo Bridging Program

education
background

Doctor of Optometry – University of Waterloo Bridging Program

MSc Optometry – University of Aston UK

BSc – University of British Columbia

About
Dr. Kang

Dr. Kang is now happy to be back and serving her hometown. She strives to bring quality eye care and education to her patients and is fluent in English and Punjabi. In her spare time, Dr. Kang enjoys spending time with family and friends, and traveling after having visited around 15 countries so far.

 

 

 

 

 

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